Mother Shipton’s Cave

Are you looking for a tourist attraction that goes above and beyond anything you’ve ever experienced? If so, Mother Shipton’s Cave is an absolute must-visit, as this is the place where the water is able to turn objects into stone, as the story goes. And it’s not just the story of Mother Shipton’s Cave that draws people here, it’s also the fact that it is located next to the Petrifying Well, which happens to be one of the oldest tourist attractions in the UK. There are stories of witchcraft and…

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Mother Shipton’s Park

Situated in the small town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, Mother Shipton’s Park is a woodland that spans over a mile long and is all that remains of the Royal Forest of Knaresborough. However, the main attractions of the park are Mother Shipton’s Cave and The Petrifying Well.  For a fun-filled family day out, be sure to stop by if you are in the area. Who was Mother Shipton? Mother Shipton, also known as Ursula Sontheil, was a prophetess who was born in 1488.  Legend has it that she was born…

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