Education Info

Education Information
Wookey Hole Caves, Paper Mill and attractions offers a unique school trip outside of the classroom.


Our Education Team provide interactive tours and workshops to create a fun-based learning experience to engage with students.

With over 20 fantastic attractions included in each ticket, Wookey Hole is perfect for a full, fun day out, covering a variety of study activities within the National Curriculum.

Sample Itinerary

10.00 Arrival and walk to caves
10.45 Exit caves into Dinosaur Valley & Dino Dig
11.00 Workshop (40 minutes)
12.00 Lunch
12.30 Paper Making
1.00 Wizard’s Play Castle and Mirror Maze
2.00 Depart
Times and activities are booked to each individual school group.

Workshops

Dinosaurs
Minerals and Rocks
Paper Making
Stone Age

Circus Workshops

Looking for something different? Is your school learning about circus and performance? Or maybe you just want to expose your class to some fun and excitement! Our bespoke circus workshops can take place either in your school or in our purpose-built theatre.
Our circus workshops are an opportunity for children to learn new skills and come away with a sense of achievement and accomplishment. The sessions are led by experienced circus trainers.
Price is on application and varies depending on numbers and location.

Wild Wookey

This is a brand new adventure experience suitable for children aged 14 years and up. For school group bookings please contact us for further details.
Take a look at what the experience includes visit: www.wildwookey.co.uk

School Rates

For every 10 students 1 adult goes free.
Child £9.00
Additional adults £12.00

For children with additional needs and a higher staff ratio, please contact us.

Workshop £40.00
Based on 1 workshop per group (35 max.) for 40 minutes

Download our Risk-Assessment-Jan-2018_2019 (PDF)



Education FAQ


How do I book my school group?

Please complete the school booking form here (link for this, and a separate link on the side?) or call us to make a booking 01749 672243.

What does our visit include?
A private, guided cave tour, 4D cinema, Dinosaur Valley & Dino Dig, Paper Making Demonstrations, Wizard’s Play Castle, Pirate Zap Zone, Mirror Maze, Crazy Mirrors, Caves & Cave Diving Museums, Victorian Penny Arcade, Pirate Island Adventure Golf, Fairy Gardens and more.

How long will our visit last?
Usually at least half a day, see a sample itinerary here (add link).

Do you provide risk assessments?
You can download the risk assessment we have produced ourselves here (link). Once your booking has been made, you are welcome to undertake your own risk assessment by visiting prior to your school visit.

How do we pay?
Payment can be made on arrival on the day of your visit or, with prior arrangement, we can invoice you after your visit. You can pay by cash, card or cheque, payable to ‘Wookey Hole Ltd.’

Do you have storage facilities?
We can provide storage for school packed lunches and any extra baggage by prior arrangement, please just mention this when booking.

Where are your toilet facilities?
We have toilets located in the car park, so on arrival we would advise you to use these before you book in and start your tour. The next toilets are located in Dinosaur Valley, the Paper Mill and Captain Jack’s Restaurant.

Where do we park and where do we go on arrival?
We have plenty of free car and coach parking bays. The coach bays are located in the bottom car park as you turn into the main entrance on the left. Once parked please head to the ticket desk (sign-posted) where you will book in, give final numbers, make payment and receive your receipt. You will then be met by a Guide who will begin your tour.

Where can we eat our packed lunches?
We have a couple of options; outdoor picnic benches throughout the Park and a large indoor seated area in our Captain Jack’s Restaurant.