Mother Shipton's Cave


Visit England's oldest visitor attraction! Millions of visitors from all over the world have been enchanted by the Park's natural beauty, mesmerised by the Petrifying Well and enthralled by Mother Shipton's birthplace and her amazing story. Free seasonal children's quiz is set amongst the 12 acres of parkland in Knaresborough, running parallel to the popular River Nidd. Be part of the magic yourself by making a wish in our world famous Wishing Well, as well as enjoying 4 scenic picnic areas, our museum, tea rooms and 2 adventure playgrounds. Dogs are welcome throughout the estate. Suitable for all ages.


Contact Information

Prophecy House
The High Bridge
  01423 864600
  Visit the Mother Shipton's Cave website

Useful Information

Disabled access : Limited access for disabled.
Opening Times : Open Weekends in February and March (10am-4.30pm) then 7 days a week from 1st April to 31st October. (10am to 5.30pm) Get in touch for any events going on.
Last Admission : Half an hour before closing, although we recommend longer to fully enjoy the Park.
Admission Prices : Adults £6, Seniors £5, Children (aged 4-15) £4, Family £18 (2 adults and 2 children) Additional Children £3.00. Under 4's are free.

Location Information