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White Scar Cave

1.5 miles from Ingleton, On the B6255 road to Hawes, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
+44 1524 241 244
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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San Diego, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

First rate cave - deep, authentic and "cavernous". Fantastic guide with a loud voice and a good sense of humour reLly helped make the cave fun! Our kids (8 and 10) loved it

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CaveOfficial, Manager at White Scar Cave, responded to this review

Thank you very much. To my knowledge you are the first person to use the word 'authentic' about the cave - and I have been connected with the place for forty years. William More

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Very informative and beautiful although being at the back of the group we didn't always hear what was being said.

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CaveOfficial, Manager at White Scar Cave, responded to this review

Thank you. Our guides get plenty of practice speaking loudly, but I know that at certain points in the cave words can sometimes be lost. We have tried megaphones, but these tend to produce a bad echo underground. The guides are always pleased to answer questions, and to repeat information, either at the appropriate times during the tour, or at... More

Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It's a worth taking experience, which expands your understanding of the nature beauty deep down the earth.... An absolute amazing scenery, which is interetsing to the children and adults. Recommend to everyone!

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HERTFORDSHIRE
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4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We visited the White Scar caves whilst my Wife was walking the 3-Peaks. We were staying at Dale House Farm which was only a few minutes drive from White Scar Caves, so had to visit it. At the end of the day, it is what it is. Underground caves with stalactites and stalagmites and a large open cave at the... More

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CaveOfficial, Manager at White Scar Cave, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit and review. Yes, the cave is just there, but it's good to know that you found it at least okay. I like your photo on TripAdvisor of the pedigree boar at Dale House Farm near us, and am wondering how you got him to smile. William More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed the tour however, it did not hold the same interesting features I have been witness to in the likes of Pooles Cavern in Buxton and Ingleborough Caves (went there after White Scar) There was a guide who really was full of his own self importance and although he was extremely informative on the geology,... More

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CaveOfficial, Manager at White Scar Cave, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit, and for your review. I know that different places 'grab' people in different ways. Both Pooles Cavern and Ingleborough are fine caves. The best cave I have visited (so far) is the Gouffre de Padirac in France - but that is just my opinion. It is good to know that you nonetheless enjoyed your tour... More

Gothenburg, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We took the tour and were lucky enough to come at a time that was quite quiet so we got a tour guide to ourselves. I have always meant to take a trip down the caves but never got around to it, we made the snap decision to take the tour whilst driving past, and we are glad we did.... More

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Oxfordshire, UK
Top Contributor
238 reviews 238 reviews
150 attraction reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I stopped here after a long journey to find these caves. Unfortunately when we arrived my husband was put off by the description of the tight squeezes and the length of the tour (80 minutes) so we didn't go down the caves. We had some lunch in the cafe and went to the gift shop, both of... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I was not sure about another cave and the price was not cheap. But this is no ordinary cave. We were led in a group of 5 through a winding passage in the rock that had been shaped by water flow over millions of years. Our guide was a gem and imparted knowledge skilfully and enthusiastically. So much to see... More

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CaveOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at White Scar Cave, responded to this review

Thank you. I am delighted that your guide's enthusiasm enhanced your visit. We enjoy showing the underground world to our visitors, and greatly appreciate your feedback. William More

London, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

What a find this is! The cave system here is unlike any other I have ever been in. Feels like a "proper" cave as you walk half a mile into the hillside to reach the cavern. The walk is over the stream that flows through the hillside and at times you have to bend almost double to not bang your... More

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Even if you consider yourself fit you may find the stairs and crouching/bending too much at times. However you are rewarded for your efforts when you reach the large cave at the end. A very interesting visit with lots to see. Wear a jumper and jacket and take your time. just a shame you can't keep going deeper. Oh and... More

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