Step back in time to the 16th century. Discover how Mother Shipton and the petrifying well became famous and meet the Gruesome Tudors!
Welcome to Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well.
Mother Shipton’s Cave is England’s oldest visitor attraction, having been open since 1630. It was home to the famous prophetess and the petrifying well still stands as a unique, unspoilt remnant of the Royal Forest of Knaresborough.
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