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    river wey dorset

    i was wondering has anyone ever tryed to find if there is a cave system that feeds the river wey in weymouth as it discharges something like 6-10 million gallons a day 14-16 from all manor of of places in a heavy rain storn. i know when the wishing well was worn away and fell in ages ago i think...
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    lost portland caves

    i have been wondering what was the location of the jewlery shop and croc canion in combefield quarry. Has any one explored the mass movement rift that is in the east facing wall at the end the looks like it goes under the hores field butting onto weston street i will post more about it when i...
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    blacknor hole

    i don't know if anyone is aware blacknor hole system is under threat as they have started quarrying at stonehill they have only a 100mtr buffer zone from cliff i am trying to get this extended to 140mtr min. any thoughts on this would be great as i don't have a up to date survey i hope 140mtr...
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    coffin hole

    i am thinking of digging coffin hole on portland under allotment digg. I see some baskets left in a crevice is anyone digging it at the moment. It is blocked with sandy sed at the end someone has been digging there but it seems to have stopped. Please let me know if you are that person and we...
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    collapse on portland

    I was going to go through allotment dig today :thumbsup: but there has been a collapse  :thumbsdown: at the end were the piece of wood is over the void. All the rails are caked with thick muddy soup  :annoyed:this is from the horizontal drilling. If any one is going to start digging the collapse...
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    Drilling on portland

    Hi all Portland cavers. If you are caving around the grove(back of Y.O.I) be careful as they are horizontally drilling to a max depth of 9 meters. This is for the cabling to supply the cameras (Olympics). :annoyed: :thumbsdown: :furious: It is going all the way down the length of the road and...
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    keen to know

    Hi There. I live on portland and want to get in to caving as portland has some good caves ans rifts. Can anyone help me get in touch with cavers or small caving clubs near to portland. I have some basic stuff like lights boots hardhat gloves i think all the basics. I would very much like to know...
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    new rift?

    Has any one explored the rift that  has been uncovered in the wall perryfield quarry. I have looked in it and it looks like it has a dog leg at end. It is a high ceiling rift about 2-3ft wide with a 4-5 feet drop at entrance which is at bed level with the quarry. I think it is not going to be...
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