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Wookey Hole Caves and Attractions

Type:Historic Site

Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1BB
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Wookey Hole Caves and Attractions

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Explore the Unexplored

There’s always fun and adventure to be had at Wookey Hole Caves and Attractions…..deep underground is the UK’s largest show caves system, home to the infamous Witch of Wookey Hole and our new Chamber 20 and tunnels with rare rock formations make this a great day out for all the family.

 

Over 20 Fantastic Attractions included in your ticket

Lots of fun whatever the weather!

A spectacular guided cave tour, dinosaur valley, fairy garden, 4D cinema, magical mirror maze, wizard’s play castle, paper making demonstrations, cave diving & caves museums, vintage penny arcade, pirate island adventure golf and so much more, young or old, there is something for everyone at Wookey Hole.

 

NEW for 2018!

Animatronic Dinosaurs have landed in Dinosaur Valley!  Roaring, hissing, blinking and stomping pre-historic beasts have become the latest residents at Wookey Hole to entertain visitors. 

Additionally, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™ – The 4D Experience – is showing in the 4D cinema, which promises excitement for the whole family as they slip, slide, and soar with our sub-zero heroes in this 14-minute experience.  The experience brings the action to life by making visitors feel like they are journeying alongside the gang, encountering obstacles that deliver more chills, more thrills, and more mammoth-sized laughs for everyone!

 

Wookey Hole Circus

Celebrating 250 years of circus this year, the talented young stars will be performing in ‘Gerry Cottle’s Circus Show’ at Wookey Hole’s Theatre.  Taking place at weekends and daily during the school holidays, prepare to be amazed and enthralled by the thrill of our high energy, fast moving show.  The shows last approximately 30 minutes and are non-stop, captivating the audience from start to finish.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the magic, comedy and sheer breath-taking courage of these youngsters.

 

Wookey Hole Witch

Meeting and greeting visitors during the school holidays, the infamous Witch of Wookey Hole will be pleased to have her photograph taken and chat with children and families.

She will also appear at the end of every circus show during the school holidays for photo opportunities.

 

Food & Drink

Captain Jack’s Restaurant serves a selection of homemade dishes, snacks, sandwiches and drinks.  Pirate-themed and fun for all the family, our large restaurant is open from 10.00 am daily and serves hot food from 12 noon.

The Witch’s Kitchen is located next to the soft play areas, ideal for adults while the children are playing!  Serving sandwiches, lunchboxes, pasties, sausage rolls and more, open daily during the school holidays.

The Ice Cream Parlour offers over 25 flavours of ice cream, along with snacks and drinks.  Open daily from the Easter holidays.

 

Wild Wookey*

Have an appetite for adventure? Our new caving experience will surely astound!* Explore off the beaten track and have a go at traversing, climbing and abseiling with our experienced leaders. A unique tour which is perfect for groups and parties. See Wookey Hole like never before!

*Wild Wookey is booked as a separate attraction. 

 

Wookey Hole Resort

The Wookey Hole Resort is buzzing with excitement this year, with more than ever on offer!

The ultimate in family fun accommodation!  The Wookey Hole Hotel is situated alongside the world famous Wookey Hole Caves and Attractions. 

The Hotel is perfect for year round family holidays and short breaks with The Bistro and stylish Bar to dine and relax in.  The Wookey Hole Hotel has 58 family bedrooms, including the special Witch’s Hat Suite and Luxury Room with balcony, while the Mendip View Luxury Lodges with hot tubs offer a tranquil, picturesque setting just minutes from the hustle and bustle of the main resort.

A new addition to the Resort this year is Bucklegrove Holiday Park, a 5 minute drive from Wookey Hole.  Bucklegrove offers a family friendly base, with indoor swimming pool, The Lodge – Bar, Grill & Restaurant and a range of pitches from camping and tourers to luxury lodges with hot tubs.  Live entertainment takes place at weekends during the holiday season. Bucklegrove also offers some of the best views in Somerset, looking across to the levels and moors with the backdrop of the Mendip Hills behind.  A truly captivating spot where you can relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Located in the stunning Somerset countryside, yet close to the city of Wells, the Wookey Hole Resort offers the luxury of an action-packed day and a peaceful night’s sleep.

Close to the beaches at Weston-super-Mare and Brean and only 20 miles from Bath and Bristol, make the Wookey Hole Resort an ideal base to explore the area.

 

Facilities at Wookey Hole:

Captain Jack’s Restaurant

The Witch’s Kitchen

Ice Cream Parlour

Gift Shop

Valley Shop

Free car park

Attractive Picnic Areas

Toilets

Accessible parking

Accessible toilets

Baby changing facilities

Weddings & Functions also catered for, in our magnificent Captain Jack’s Restaurant.  From glamorous parties to corporate team building days, we provide the venue, catering and accommodation all in one place!

Wookey Hole Hotel is situated within the complex.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Gate Price£19.00 per ticket
Child (3-14yrs) - Gate Price£15.00 per ticket
Infants Under 3yrs Go FreeFree
Senior (60+) - Gate Price£17.00 per ticket

Over 20 attractions included in your one ticket price:

Amazing Caves and Tunnels
Wizards Play Castle
Model Village
4D Cinema & Witch's Laboratory
Mirror Maze
Paper Making Museum
Valley of the Dinosaurs
Victorian Penny Arcade
Clown Town
King Kong
Pirate Zap Zone
Paper Making Demonstrations
Fairy Gardens
Pirate Island Adventure Golf
Witch of Wookey Hole
Dino Dig
Virtual Tour of the Caves
Cave Museum
Cave Diving Museum
Circus Show
Cheese Tasting

Events

Saturday, 17th November 2018 - Monday, 24th December 2018

Thursday, 27th December 2018 - Sunday, 6th January 2019

Winter Wonderland at Wookey Hole
more info

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Except for Caves
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Event Venue
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 3-4 Hours
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction - Suitable for wet weather
  • Min group size - 12

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Directions

Opening Times

2017/18 Opening (1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*

* From 1st December 2017 – February 10th 2018 Wookey Hole is only open at weekends and Somerset school holidays.

Open daily from 10th of February 2018.

Please check website for further details.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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