White Scar Cave | Ingleton
White Scar Cave lies deep beneath Ingleborough hill, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, a hidden world which has been sculpted by nature over thousands of years. This subterranean landscape, beautifully lit, with gushing streams and waterfalls, exotic cave formations, and a huge ice-age cavern adorned with thousands of stalactites.
Facilities at White Scar Cave
The visitor centre has a covered courtyard, ticket office, and information room. The eco-friendly roof is covered with grass, blending into the landscape of the National Park. The information room has a large-scale plan of the cave system, historic photographs, and material about nearby places of interest.
Vehicles turn off the B6255 road directly onto our tarmac car park, which has marked spaces for 130 cars. The cave entrance is just above the car park, and is approached up stone steps or a gently rising path.
The café serves refreshments, snacks and light meals. The seating area has large windows looking out over the dales towards the sea.
The shop stocks rock and mineral samples, jewellery, and a range of other goods including books, toys and gifts.
All visits into the cave are with a guide. The tour of the UK's longest show cave takes about 80 minutes.
The first tour is at 10.20am. There are then tours at frequent intervals. Last tour 4pm.