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Best Caves and Mines In Bristol

We've rounded up the best caves and mines in Bristol in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 6 Bristol caves and mines to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the caves and mines we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Outside view of Clifton Observatory in Bristol

Clifton Observatory

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

The Clifton Observatory stands at the hill just by the stunning Clifton Suspension Bridge, a fabulous backdrop for an epic family photo. Inside the b...

Cliff at Cheddar Caves and Gorge

Cheddar Caves and Gorge

  • Cheddar
  • Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

The biggest, most dramatic gorge in Britain, with cliffs rising to 450ft and two beautiful stalactite caverns! The 3 mile long Cheddar Gorge, created...

Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole Caves4.75 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Wells
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

With a tour of the beautiful caverns, plus over 20 family-friendly attractions, a visit to Wookey Holes Caves just keeps on giving! Your kids will ha...

Kids looking down mine at Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines in Coleford

Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines

  • Coleford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Clearwell Caves are a natural cave system that has been mined over the past 4,500 years to form some of Britain's most atmospheric and oldest undergr...

Kids with staff at Rhondda Heritage Park in Pontypridd

Rhondda Heritage Park

  • Pontypridd
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Rhondda Heritage Park, based at the former Lewis Merthyr Colliery, Trehafod, is regularly voted one of the top heritage and cultural visitor attracti...

Exhibit at South Wales Miners Museum in Neath

South Wales Miners Museum

  • Neath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit South Wales Miners Museum and find yourself being taken on an historical journey back in time. The museum offers insight into the working life...

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