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Mother Shipton's Cave
Address  Prophecy Lodge, Harrogate Rd, High Bridge, Knaresborough HG5 8DD, UK
Hours  Open today · 10AM–4:30PMSunday10AM–4:30PMMondayClosedTuesdayClosedWednesdayClosedThursdayClosedFridayClosedSaturday10AM–4:30PM
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Mother shipton s cave at knaresborough


Mother Shipton's Cave (or "Old Mother Shipton's Cave") is at Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, England, near to the River Nidd. Nearby is a petrifying well which is the oldest entrance charging tourist attraction in England, open since 1630. It is associated with the legendary soothsayer and prophetess Mother Shipton (c. 1488 - 1561), born Ursula Southeil, wife of Toby Shipton. According to legend she was born in the cave. The cave and dropping well, together with other attractions, remain open to visitors and are run by Mother Shipton's Cave Ltd.

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