Ingleborough Cave, first entered and made accessible in 1837, is the premier show cave in the Yorkshire Dales. In 2017, it celebrated 180 years of entrancing visitors with an awe inspiring range of stunning cave formations, the imposing cave entrance and the large passages are full of artefacts dating back millions of years along with the evidence of the significant impact of the Ice Ages.
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10am - 4pm (3pm in winter, 5pm in holiday periods).
Ingleborough Cave, Clapham,, LA2 8EA
Park either on the side of the road or in the National Park Car Park in the centre of Clapham village (SAT NAV LA2 8EA). To reach the cave from the car park follow the signed route on foot past the church and an impressive view of a waterfall, to reach the old sawmill building and the entrance to the Ingleborough Cave Estate Nature Trail. A small charge is made for the trail, and leaflets are available at the start to help you to interpret the many features to be seen along the route.
This is a popular 2 km walk for people of all ages, passing the lake, and up through the wooded valley to the open dale and the imposing entrance to the cave. You should allow a minimum of half an hour for the walk. There is limited disabled parking at the start of the nature trail.
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