Cave opened as Christmas treat for just one day

PUBLISHED: 12:32 04 December 2015

The Royston Cave is a popular tourist destination in the summer.

The Royston Cave is a popular tourist destination in the summer.

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Royston Cave will once again be opened for a special Christmas candlelight display on Saturday.

The Melbourn Street landmark will be open between 10.30am and 1pm, and costs £2.50 for adults and 50p for children.

You don’t need to book in advance – just turn up on the day and pay the guide at the door.

The age of Royston cave, a man-made cavern in the shape of a beehive, is still a mystery.

It is known for its extensive wall carvings of saints such as St Katherine, St Laurence and St Christopher. Other figures have been interpreted as pagan symbols.

Find out more by visiting www.roystoncave.co.uk.

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