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Wookey Hole Caves and Attractions

Type:Historic Site

Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1BB
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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 with rare rock formations. Wookey Hole is 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 museums, vintage penny arcade, pirate island adventure golf and so much more. Young or old, there is something for everyone at Wookey Hole.

 

16th CENTURY PAPER MILL

Come and watch the ancient art of paper making with our experienced Mill Guides. Learn how paper was made, dried and used.

 

CAVES & CAVE DIVING MUSEUMS

See ancient artefacts discovered beneath the River Axe, learn about the bones of the Witch of Wookey Hole and how the route through the caves has been explored over the years.

 

ANIMATRONIC DINOSAUR VALLEY
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.

 

4D CINEMA
The 4D cinema opens its doors with Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™ – The 4D Experience – which promises excitement for the whole family as they slip, slide, and soar with our sub-zero heroes in this 14-minute experience. The cinema 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 over 250 years of circus, the talented young stars will be performing in the Wookey Hole Theatre aking 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.

 

THE WITCH OF WOOKEY HOLE
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 10.00am 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.

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

Wednesday, 24th July 2019 - Sunday, 1st September 2019

Summer Holidays
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Sunday, 18th August 2019 - Sunday, 18th August 2019

Wednesday, 21st August 2019 - Wednesday, 21st August 2019

Saturday, 24th August 2019 - Saturday, 24th August 2019

Wednesday, 28th August 2019 - Wednesday, 28th August 2019

Saturday, 31st August 2019 - Saturday, 31st August 2019

Hocus Pocus
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Friday, 18th October 2019 - Friday, 18th October 2019

Saturday, 19th October 2019 - Saturday, 19th October 2019

Circus of Horrors
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Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Saturday, 26th October 2019

Halloween Party
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Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Thursday, 31st October 2019

Friday, 1st November 2019 - Sunday, 3rd November 2019

Halloween at Wookey HoleHalloween
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Sunday, 27th October 2019 - Saturday, 2nd November 2019

Hocus Pocus (Halloween)
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Saturday, 23rd November 2019 - Sunday, 24th November 2019

Saturday, 30th November 2019 - Sunday, 1st December 2019

Saturday, 7th December 2019 - Sunday, 8th December 2019

Saturday, 14th December 2019 - Sunday, 15th December 2019

Saturday, 21st December 2019 - Tuesday, 24th December 2019

Friday, 27th December 2019 - Friday, 31st January 2020

Wednesday, 1st January 2020 - Sunday, 5th January 2020

Winter WonderlandWinter Wonderland
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Tuesday, 31st December 2019 - Tuesday, 31st December 2019

New Year's Eve Party
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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

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 12
  • 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

2019 Summer Opening (1 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00
2019/20 Winter Opening (1 Nov 2019 - 28 Feb 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
2017/18 Opening (1 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
Christmas 2019 (25 Dec 2019 - 26 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Wednesday - ThursdayClosed*

* Only open at weekends and during school holidays throughout December and January.
Only open weekends in February - up to the half term holiday.

Check website for further details.

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

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