Hell Fire Caves



West Wycombe Caves, West Wycombe Hill Road, West Wycombe, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, HP14 3AJ

Tel: +44 01494 533739

Hell Fire Caves


Unique caves created in the 1750s by Sir Francis Dashwood where, according to tradition, members of the notorious Hellfire Club met. They consist of a long winding passage which leads past various small chambers and the Great Hall. There is a commentary and the history is depicted by life-size figures in period dress.

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  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Cafeteria indoor 20 people, outdoor 60
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Payment Methods

  • Diners Club accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Pre-booking essential (if discount required).
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 80
  • Min group size - 20
  • Visa accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M40. A4010, turn left at jct with A40, follow A40 into West Wycombe village, turn right into Chorley Road, opposite West Wycombe Park, then right again into West Wycombe Hill Road. Caves are 200yds on left.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is High Wycombe station 3 miles.

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