mother shipton

Knaresborough and The Original Witch

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Mother Shipton, the British Isle’s most renowned prophetess was born in a cave by the River Nidd in Knaresborough, Northern Yorkshire. This cave is famous for its petrifying water which turns everything to stone, it was considered a magical well for centuries and has been feared as well as used for healing purposes. The cave is dubbed England’s oldest visitor attraction.