Treak Cliff Cavern from the distance

Opening Times and Admission

Due to the Corona Virus, tours of Treak Cliff Cavern are now Self-guided  using your own Smartphone via an App and Bluetooth beacons. All government guidance is being followed, and tickets should be booked on line for a Timed Entry Slot to ensure Social Distancing.

We are planning to be open every day except Christmas Day. 

We look forward to seeing you and hope you enjoy your visit!

Prices of Admission 2021

Credit cards accepted (no fee)

The Self-guided Audio Tour (using your own Smartphone) lasts approx 50 minutes. Timed Entry slots every 10 minutes for a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 (not counting those who are exempt or in the same Support Bubble) people per slot, from the same Social Bubble will allow visitors to enjoy their visit in a Socially Distanced way. 

General prices per person

Adults (including seniors) — £12.50 
Young person (16 & 17  yrs) — £8.75
Children (5 to 15 yrs) — £6.00
Under 5's are free

Early bird admissions

Adults (including seniors) — £10.00 
Young person (16 & 17  yrs) — £7.00
Children (5 to 15 yrs) — £4.50
Under 5's are free


Primary — £5.30 / child
Secondary — £5.50 / child
Sixth Form — £7.50 / student
College / University — £7.75 / student

1 free teacher / helper admission with every 10 students
Additional adults £4.00 each 

For more information about school visits including teachers' resources and risk assessment please see the main Schools Page.

Special Events

For admission to special events such as the Carols By Candlelight please see our News and Events page

Please note: we will be doing something Christmas-related this year. Please look out for news when available

Opening Times and Dates

March 1st to October 31st: 9.00am early bird, 10.00am regular visitors.
The last entry is 4.00pm.

November 1st to February 28th: 10.00am, Last entry 3.00pm

Please arrive 15 minutes before your booked Timed Entry Slot, to ensure all members of your group are ready to start on time.

When fully booked  timing is important for maintaining Social distancing for your Social Bubble.

If you book for the Last Entry slot, please allow up to 30 minutes BEFORE entry to see the Museum, Shop or Cafe as these will be closed when you come out of the Cavern.

The Cavern is closed on Christmas Day.

We are open on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day , Timed Entry slots from 12.00 noon , Last Entry 3.00pm.

General Tour Information

Cavern Visits

Due to the current government covid safety guidelines, tours of Treak Cliff Cavern are currently guideless, using a phone app (with our very own Vicky Turner as narrator). You can find the app and all information on the booking page. We have staff on hand both in and out of the cave to help with any questions you may have.

Please try to arrive on time, if you are late for your appointed time slot, we will endevour to get you in to the cave on the next available slot.

From July 24th it is a legal requirement that visitors wear a face mask in our gift shop.

From July 25th the Cafe is open for take-away only, and there are currently no picnic tables available.

Please note: Our toilets are open to customers and patrons only!

Early bird admissions are at 9.10am, 9.20am, 9.30am, 9.40am, 9.50am.. These admissions have a 20% discount, if you are late for your slot then we will endevour to get you in to the cavern on the next available slot, although visitors will be expected to pay the full admission price.

Clothing and footwear

The underground temperature is 10°C (50°F) so we advise that you wear suitable clothing. The cavern floor is constantly wet due to the natural underground environment; therefore suitable footwear must be worn within the underground area. Please be aware that the most ‘sensible’ footwear can cause an individual to slip.


Due to the natural contours of the hillside above and below ground, the cavern is not suitable for wheelchairs. Walking disabled can be accommodated.  Please phone 01433 620571 or email us for further information to see how we can help. Our Risk Assessment also provides more detailed information.


Dogs are welcome but they must be kept on a lead.

Risk Assessment

A detailed assessment of the cavern can be downloaded from the link below.
Treak Cliff Cavern Risk Assessment.


The new Treak Cliff Cavern Interpretation Centre is part-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development - to upgrade the visitor offer, by providing new toilets, heritage and interpretation centre. Project reference number: 101006.

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