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Wookey Hole Caves - Wells, Somerset, England

Wookey Hole Caves - Wells, Somerset, England

Britain’s most spectacular caves.

In the heart of Somerset lies Wookey Hole, a magical place of caves, legends, and adventure for the young and young at heart.

When you visit Wookey Hole, you’ll enjoy an experience millions of years in the making. There is plenty to do inside and out, from vintage penny arcades to museums, adventure golf, and soft play zones, to name but a few of the attractions. Not forgetting the breathtakingly beautiful caves, for which Wookey Hole is renowned.

Your visit will take you past 9 chambers. Each with a unique beauty and story, one is even home to the delicious Wookey Hole cheese.

The cheese is not the only resident of the caves. Over the years, Wookey Hole has been home to giant hyenas, bears, Neanderthals, and many local people. It has even been a site of pagan and Roman worship.

You’ll find Wookey Hole holds a surprise around every corner. You might even get to meet our most famous resident, the Witch of Wookey Hole. We have found she most likes to visit during school holidays!

The Caves are owned by the Cottle Family, who have run the attraction since 2003. The family has a proud history of running spectacular circuses all over the world. The world-famous Wookey Hole Circus School is also based on the site.

Every year over 250,000 people visit Wookey Hole and take home cherished family memories of a great day out. Whether it is your first time or your fiftieth, there is always something new to discover. We can’t wait to welcome you.

Did you know:
There is a 58-room hotel onsite at Wookey Hole as well as a range of camping, glamping, touring, and hot tub lodges. All within a 3-mile radius. Perfect for visiting Wookey Hole and exploring the Mendip Hills.

Opening Times

1 Apr-31 Oct:
10am to 5pm (last tour)

1 Nov-31 March:
10am to 4pm (last tour)

Wookey Hole is open every day of the year except Christmas Day & Boxing Day. (Only open weekends and school holidays during December and January).

Contact details


Telephone: 01749 672243


Wookey Hole Caves
Wookey Hole


  • Play Area
  • Guide Dogs Only
  • Open All Year
  • Nature Trail
  • Free Car Parking
  • Toilets
  • Suitable For Disabled
  • Tea Room
  • Shop
  • Restaurant
  • Licensed
  • Guided Tours