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White Scar Cave

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Address: 1.5 miles from Ingleton, On the B6255 road to Hawes, Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
Phone Number: +44 1524 241 244
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An amazing tour of the cave. Not as cold as i expected once inside. The tour guides had good knowledge of caving and the surrounding area. If there are coaches outside don't worry... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

An amazing tour of the cave. Not as cold as i expected once inside. The tour guides had good knowledge of caving and the surrounding area. If there are coaches outside don't worry they have their own tours. There are enough guides to take separate parties. I reccomend a waterproof jacket due to drips but waterproof trousers are not essential.... More 

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Howden, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

On arrival, everyone is so friendly. Hard hats are provided as there are some low head heights. Absolutely fascinating the tour is an approximately 1 mile in and it has everything from running rivers, waterfalls, stalictight and stalicmight, Neolithic footprints and many more fossils etc. The story is fascinating. This is a must see attraction and most of all a... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This place is fab! We went with a 6 and a 12 year old. It was really interesting and exciting. The walkway is over a waterway and the water flows beneath you as you move through the tunnels. The guide was really knowledgeable and interesting. The tour took about an hour and a half but it flew by! I couldn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went in April with my three children and other half and all of us really enjoyed it,the youngest who is 5 got a bit bored but not for long would go again but wouldn't go in the little shop next to it again as one of the staff really rude with myself and the children following us around like we... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Visited the cave on 16th of May 2015 with our 2 grand children, from the outside it doesn't look much until you climb the stair to where the cafe/ shop & information area are then it's really quite modern. We waited in the cafe until the next tour started and had coffee and the kids had ice cream. The coffee... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

If your lucky enough to get some hot weather then its certainly worth a visit to white Scar Caves as its lovely and cool, visiting any other time you might want to wear a coat or jacket as you certainly get near the inside of the cave, a visit not to be missed if your travelling through the area.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We visited White Scar Cave at the weekend with 5 children aged 3-7 and my parents who are both in their 60's. We were excited to find out we'd all have to wear hard hats that instantly turned us in to 'real cavers'. Our tour guide John was brilliant; engaging and informative especially with my fossil mad 7yr old daughter... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

always worth a visit to see the depths people have crawled to , to see inside a hill.some great formations and a hard walk stooping in two places but worth the pain. Fossil shop worth a visit.

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York, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Would not recommend for under 5s as too many places to fall into the water. Fast paced tour mostly on metal grid walkways suspended over running water. Long stretches where you have to crouch VERY low (don't even think about a baby carrier) also lots of leaning out around obstacles so don't attempt with bad back.... More 

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

Thank you for your review, and for your visit. Your description of the tour is splendidly vivid! The toilets were due to be upgraded about now, but the contractor suddenly pulled out. A new contractor will do the work in the autumn, after the busy season. William More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

If you've read my other reviews, you'll know that a five star is rare for me to click. This is not the greatest cave I've ever seen. It's not the best price. And I agree with the other reviewers that the owner seems to be a bit of an *&!%?. BUT we were very lucky and got a fantastic guide... More 

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