PLEASE NOTE - Only part of the park near the main entrance is open for this event. Visitors WILL NOT have access to the Cave, Petrifying Well, or adventure playground.

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Journey through Mother Shipton’s Enchanted Forest to break the Witch’s curse. Come in your best Halloween costumes for the daily costume competition at 2pm.

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Robin Hood will be in the park during the summer holidays, perhaps there is a champion archer amongst you. Actors will be stationed as characters in the park to help families complete a themed quiz sheet.

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Join Hansel and Gretel at Mother Shipton’s as they journey through the woods trying to find their way home. Actors will be stationed as characters in the park to help families complete a themed quiz sheet. Fun for all the family Saturday 26th May to Sunday 3rd June.

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We hope you have all had a good start to 2018. Planning is underway here for the start of the season, and our first event is a Peter Rabbit Easter Adventure!

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Thank you all once again for a fantastic season. We have many more exciting events planned for next year, keep checking for updates!  We wish you all a spooktacular Halloween, merry Christmas, and a very happy New Year. From all the staff at Mother Shipton's

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Beware the curse of the Black Pearl! As Halloween approaches the curse is strong, with ghosts and ghouls at Mother Shipton's. Come in your best Halloween costume and compete in our daily costume competition.

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Ahoy me hearties! Join us for a swashbuckling adventure during the Summer holidays, with perishing pirates and marvellous mermaids.

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Join us to face the challenges of the Goblin King’s Labyrinth, will you make it through? Fun for all the family every day from Saturday 27th May to Sunday 4th June.

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Somewhere over the rainbow a magical and enchanting adventure awaits. Click your ruby heels and follow the yellow brick road! During the Easter Holidays come and meet Dorothy and her friends at Mother Shipton’s.

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Mother Shipton's Cave is now closed for the winter and opens again WEEKENDS ONLY in March 2017. From the 1st of April we are open EVERY DAY until Sunday the 29th October 2017. Thank you for visiting us during 2016 & we wish you a very Happy Christmas.

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There will be Witches, Scarecrows and strange goings on. Children will be able to follow our FREE trail, and we would like to see as many of you in costume as possible!

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Step back in time to the 16th century. Discover how Mother Shipton and the petrifying well became famous and meet the Gruesome Tudors!

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The park has a new addition, come along and have a go!

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Faerie V Goblin. Do you believe faeries are nice and goblins are horrible? As you will discover on your visit here, it’s quite the opposite!

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Make the most of the bank holiday with a wander through the park and treat the kids to a flower crown workshop. Monday 2nd May 10am - 4.30pm last admission 3.30pm.

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With treasure to find and whimsical characters to behold, Mother Shipton's Cave is being transformed this Easter by Alice & her band of mischievous friends. There will be plenty of fun and frolics, all we need to know is... 25th March – 10th April, 10am – 5.30pm last admission 4.30pm.

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We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every visitor that has passed through the park, whether you came just once, or time and time again, you have made 2015 truly wonderful for all of us here at Mother Shipton's Cave.

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From witches to warlocks, faeries to trolls, wandering through Mother Shipton’s Cave this Halloween Half Term truly is full of wonder and surprise! The Park will be open 10am-4pm and throughout the day there will be a whole host of activities happening.

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Fancy a big walk whilst doing something for charity? A beautiful four mile charity walk raising funds for Martins House Children’s Hospice organised by Rotary Club of Knaresborough with free entry to Mother Shipton's Cave

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Our Summer of History is in full swing! This summer it is not only the wonderful staff welcoming visitors to the park, there are also some faces from Mother Shiptons Past, from Cardinal Wolsey to Blind Jack and if you're very lucky you might see Mother Shipton herself!

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This summer Mother Shipton's will be stepping back in time, embracing the 16th Century onwards, sharing the wonders of the past that made Mother Shipton's Cave famous.

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50th knaresborough bed race

Although the main park area will be closed on the day, we do offer FREE prime viewing points, bar & grill and plenty of tables and chairs. It’s a fun day out for all of the family!

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23-30 May Faeries -v- Goblin. Do you believe faeries are nice and goblins are horrible? As you will discover on your visit here during the May Half Term Holiday, it's quite the opposite! Enjoy a FREE quiz trail and find the formula to reverse the spell & receive a little treat.

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easter summer holidays

It's a fun packed Easter bonanza! Meet the Easter Bunnies and follow our eggciting Easter trail...

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collins ks3 science book 2

Did you know Mother Shipton's is in the Collins KS3 Science Book 2 in the section about dissolving rock?

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