Recreation Caving in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Recreation Caving

Association of Caving Instructors

Offers information about membership of this professional association, safety issues and how to hire an instructor, plus further details for members.

British Caving Association

Contains link to its regional councils, newsletter section, legal and insurance information, membership details, and index of equipment and caving techniques.

British Caving Library

National caving research and reference library based in the Peak District; includes catalogue and bibliographic data.

Cambrian Caving Council

National association for caving in Wales. Features documentation, cave access information and cave registry.


A collaboration to create a map of Yorkshire Dales caves, potholes and systems; includes the map and background to the project.

Caving UK

Portal includes directory of caving clubs and cavers, plus information for novices and details of the UK's show caves.

Cerberus Spelaeological Society

Organization supports the protection and conservation of caves and their biodiversity. Displays photo images on outdoor activities and details of their HQ and hostel on Mendip in Somerset.

Charterhouse Caving Company Ltd

Administers access to several square miles of land in the Charterhouse area on Mendip on which are located numerous cave entrances and sites of speleological and archaeological interest.

Combined Services Caving Association

Includes training programme details, caving trip reports, videos, meeting schedules and resources. Membership Required.

Hidden Earth

Annual caving conference. Provides a timetable, discussion forum, photos and videos.

Map of Mendip Caves

Detailed map with some access details.

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive

News and information about Mendip caves and caving.

Mendip Nature Research Committee

Chronicles club history. Also includes activity listing, accommodation details and caving trip booking instructions.

Northern SSSI Cave Conservation Monitoring Scheme

Aims to facilitate cooperation between Natural England and members of the Coun cil of Northern caving Clubs to monitor the condition of scheduled caves. Describes the scheme, how to participate, and includes details of area covered.


National website for caving in the Scout Association; includes useful articles and resources, and contacts for county caving teams.

Try Caving

Introductory site created by the British Caving Association; includes a directory of caving clubs.

Wild Places Publishing

Produces specialist caving publications; includes a catalogue, with subscription and back issue details for their bimonthly magazine, Descent. Also maintains a listing of clubs and groups, and a directory of links.

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