Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole Caves in Somerset has embarked on a £5m investment programme which will see the addition of attractions above ground and a whole new suite of caves below ground.

With a range of accommodation including a hotel and luxury cabins with hot-tubs, the resort has plenty to entertain groups over a number of days.

The latest addition is a herd of animatronic dinosaurs shipped in from China, introducing moving, growling and roaring creatures familiar to fans of the Jurassic World franchise, Walking with Dinosaurs and Primeval.

Wookey Hole Caves has also taken a leaf from another Hollywood epic, Centre of the Earth, by drilling into the living rock to open up new chambers previously glimpsed by exploring cave divers.

Engineering experts were brought in to blast through more than 1,000 tonnes of limestone to create a new tunnel which connects visitors to the huge new cavern, which opens up above a subterranean lake and features a rare fluted rock wall.

In addition to expanding its attractions Wookey has also secured an Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™ 4D Experience for younger visitors. The film is available for viewing every day and is included within the Wookey Hole Caves’ entry fee.

There are a further 20 indoor and outdoor attractions to keep groups busy including circus shows and the Wild Wookey After Dark caving experience – featuring stoops, crawls, abseils and zip wires. 

Group rates are available for parties of 15 or more, and entry prices include access to all attractions.

Accommodation is available at the onsite hotel, onsite luxury lodges or at the nearby Bucklegrove Holiday Park which boasts camping, touring and lodge facilities as well as a restaurant, swimming pool and live music.

To make a booking, visit www.wookey.co.uk.