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Best Caves and Mines In Cottingley

We've rounded up the best caves and mines in Cottingley in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 12 Cottingley caves and mines to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. 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.

  1. Kids holding rocks at National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield

    National Coal Mining Museum

    Wakefield

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Go on an adventure 140m underground at the National Coal Mining Museum. It’ll give the family a chance to see a century old tradition usually hidden...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 15.8 miles from Cottingley
  2. Cavern at Stump Cross Caverns in Harrogate

    Stump Cross Caverns

    Harrogate

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Stump Cross Caverns is one of Britain's premier show caves, located in Nidderdale on the border of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. They are a site...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 16.3 miles from Cottingley
  3. Petrifying Well at Mother Shiptons Cave in Knaresborough

    Mother Shiptons Cave

    Knaresborough

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Behold the hidden powers of the magical water in Mother Shipton’s Cave that turns all it touches to stone! Get ready to discover the wonders of Engla...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 18.7 miles from Cottingley
  4. Inside view Ingleborough Cave in Clapham

    Ingleborough Cave

    Clapham

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Ingleborough Cave recently celebrated 175 years of entrancing its many visitors with an awe inspiring range of stunning cave formations, imposing cav...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 30.5 miles from Cottingley
  5. Tour guide at Air Raid Shelters in Stockport

    Air Raid Shelters

    Stockport

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Air Raid Shelters Stockport, gives you and the kids the opportunity to come and experience life as it was during a 'black out' in wartime Britain, su...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 32.4 miles from Cottingley
  6. Stalactites in White Scar Cave in Ingleton

    White Scar Cave

    Ingleton

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Starting 350 million years ago, and continuing into the twenty-first century, the history of White Scar Cave is an intriguing mixture of ancient and...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 33.9 miles from Cottingley
  7. Tunnel at Blue-John Cavern and Mine in Castleton

    Blue-John Cavern and Mine

    Castleton

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    The Blue John Cavern is steeped in history and old mining equipment is on view inside the cavern. Guided tours are conducted through the cave system...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 33.9 miles from Cottingley
  8. Cave wall in Treak Cliff Cavern in Castleton

    Treak Cliff Cavern

    Castleton

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Treak Cliff Cavern in an underground wonderland of stalactites, stalagmites, rocks, minerals and fossils. Home to Blue John Stone, a rare form of Flu...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 34 miles from Cottingley
  9. People on canal boat at Speedwell Cavern in Castleton

    Speedwell Cavern

    Castleton

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Speedwell Cavern takes you on an incredible underground journey by boat. Enter the inner world of the underground cave system in the heart of the Pea...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 34.2 miles from Cottingley
  10. Man in Peak Cavern in Castleton

    Peak Cavern

    Castleton

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Peak Cavern - unravel the deep dark mysteries of the Devil's Arse and step into the unique world of Peak Cavern. Unusual rock formations, the eerie s...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 34.3 miles from Cottingley
  11. Family exploring Poole's Cavern in Buxton

    Poole's Cavern & Country Park

    Buxton

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    For centuries, curious visitors to Buxton have explored and marvelled at the natural subterranean world that is Poole's Cavern! Known as the ‘First W...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 40.7 miles from Cottingley
  12. Lake at Creswell Crags in Worksop

    Creswell Crags

    Worksop

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Creswell Crags is an ancient limestone gorge honeycombed with intriguing caves and smaller fissures. Cool stone tools and remains of animals found in...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 47.4 miles from Cottingley

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