Stylish self-catering holidays and short breaks in Somerset

Wookey Hole Caves

The UK’s largest show caves system and home to the infamous Witch of Wookey. Wander through the prehistoric Valley Of The Dinosaurs and relax in the magical fairy garden. The 19th Century Paper Mill, which houses a variety of fascinating attractions including the Victorian Penny Arcades, Magical Mirror Maze, Hall of Crazy Mirrors, Cave Museum, Pirate Zap Zone, Soft Play Areas and the World if Miniature - The Circus Model Room and Clown Museum. Why not round the day off with a game of Pirate Crazy Golf – all attractions included in your ticket!

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Cheddar Gorge and Caves

Visit Britain's biggest gorge, take in the dramatic cliffs rising up 450ft and explore the stunning stalactite caverns below. This world-renowned beauty spot is not only a British Wildlife Reserve, but an important site for our ancestors in Prehistory. Caves & Gorge Explorer tickets include: Goughs cave, Cox's cave and The Crystal Quest, Cheddar Man - Museum of Prehistory, Lookout Tower, Cliff-top Gorge Walk. Also, home to X-TREME (Real Caving, Rock Climbing and Black Cat Free Fall!)

Glow In The Dark Egg Hunt: 24th March - 8th April

Gough's Cave is getting some egg-celent and unusual additions this Easter! Explore the mysterious chambers and find all the magical, glowing eggs that the Easter Bunny has left behind!

Wildlife Week: 26th May - 3rd June

Go wild for wildlife this May half term! Special activities will turn you and your whole family into wildlife champions for the day.

Festival Of Archaeology: 25th July - 2nd September

Calling all future archaeologists! Take part in the annual Festival of Archaeology and get involved with exciting hands-on activities and demonstrations to help everyone get more excited about local history and the story of the Stone Age.

Halloween Spooktacular: 27th October - 4th November

Get ready for some ghoulish goings on this October; it's the time of year when the ghosts of Gough's come out to play!


*NEW for 2018* Caves & Gorge Explorer tickets – 25% off when booking through By The Byre Holidays

Adult (16yrs+) £14.95

Child (3-15yrs) £9.50

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