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Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole, Wells BA5 1BB, England
+44 1749 672243
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Not great value for money

I guess you have to visit this attraction once whilst in Somerset but it's nowhere near as good as... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Emma B
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Ok but not what I remember

Visited as a kid 25 yrs ago and returned with my own this week amid much hype. My kids were so... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Iain B
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A series of caves that sheltered Stone Age people.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“crazy golf” (367 reviews)
“circus show” (292 reviews)
“penny arcade” (384 reviews)
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Wookey Hole, Wells BA5 1BB, England
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I guess you have to visit this attraction once whilst in Somerset but it's nowhere near as good as it used to be! The show caves tour was good and we had a very knowledge guide but the rest of the site is sadly geared...More

Thank Emma B
WookeyHole, Manager at Wookey Hole Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Dear Emma B, Thank you for your recent review, all comments are passed to the Operations Manager for discussion. We are glad you enjoyed the cave tour and new additions, they are truly spectacular. We promote ourselves primarily as a family friendly attraction, offering something...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Visited as a kid 25 yrs ago and returned with my own this week amid much hype. My kids were so excited to see the paper production. However all the glorious paper making area I remember idolising as a kid looks sad and redundant now....More

Thank Iain B
WookeyHole, Manager at Wookey Hole Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Dear Iain B, Thank you for your recent review. All comments are passed to the Operations Manager for discussion. The Paper Mill ceased making paper commercially a few years ago, we now exhibit the machinery and give paper making demonstrations throughout the day. The new...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I clearly remember coming to Wookey Hole as a child so we thought this would be great for the children to see at a similar age. The caves are amazing and the guide was very clear and informative. We particularly enjoyed the 4D cinema and...More

Thank Cardigankate
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

First of all, the ticket office was very helpful. We had a short wait for the cave tour in which a member of the wookeyhole team used her best preassure selling to offload some overpriced glowsticks to the younger guests then proceeded to explain to...More

1  Thank go_trip_with_me
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

What a brillaint place!! The tour guide was amazing informative funny and scary Take a while day for this visit there is such more than the caves to see The penny arcade and circus school are a must see Just watch out for the witch...More

Thank Schmow
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I took 4 children from the age of 4-10 out for the day. Total cost for myself and the kids + 4 glow sticks was £84- seems a bit steep but apart from food and a photo, I didn't have to pay for anything else....More

Thank Rachel 'Ra Ra' S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Our large family group including six young grandchildren found this a good experience. The caves are fairly modest in size and lack spectacular features, but are nonetheless interesting. Much depends on your guide and ours was OK although I found him slightly irritating. It's a...More

Thank DavidH118WH
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Makes a good few hours out. Plenty to see and do. A few on the displays could do with a lick of paint though and updating.

Thank Lee821974
Reviewed 24 May 2017

What a fantastic experience. Guided tour was excellent and informative. Park area outside of the caves was awesome, especially on a sunny day. Will definitely return.

Thank Mags C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Luckily before we visited Wookey Hole, my daughter saw that there was 50 per cent discount for NHS, police or fire, so as a family of three adults, (one over 60), a five year old and a toddler, we got in for £35 instead of...More

1  Thank suziewoo57
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aimeewills
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Response from denisegodfrey588 | Reviewed this property |
No I haven't done the winter wonder land, is that £140 for just one night stay?
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Kita B
18 November 2017|
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Response from Elaine P | Reviewed this property |
Hi The only extras are the penny arcade - if you want to go on the slot machines - only old pennies can be used and so need to be purchased, ice-creams, food and souvenirs. Included in the price: Free car parking, caves... More
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