Bristol and Avon Archaeological Society

Banwell Bone Caves, Banwell, North Somerset.

On Saturday August 5, 2017

There are two caves.  The Bone Cave contains animal bones from the Pleistocene era and has a large hole in the roof thought to have been used as a pitfall trap. The Stalactite Cave is somewhat larger has a deep lake in one of the chambers and was utilized as a show cave during the 19th century. The site also has grottos and follies, bone repository and Banwell Tower which was completed in 1840.  We will have a guided tour of the site.

Meet at Banwell Caves, Wells Lane, Banwell, Somerset, BS29 6NA at 2:00 pm and allow three hours for stay.  The cost per head is £12 to include tea and home made cakes. The party size is limited to 20 people.

Please contact Keith Stenner for prior booking.  [email protected]  or Tel:  01275 541512.