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Offline Ian Adams

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Isle of Man Caves?
« on: September 16, 2016, 07:14:41 pm »
I am popping over to the Isle of Man for a week and wondered if anyone knew of any caves that are;

1) Worth visiting
2) Can be done solo
3) Don't need permission or permission can easily be obtained at the drop of a hat

(all three need to apply because I may not get the chance)

Thanks in advance .....

 :)

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Re: Isle of Man Caves?
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2016, 08:54:23 pm »
There isn't much in the way off caves, lots of mines with years of history HOWEVER I believe that gaining access is impossible due to legistration from the Manx government meaning that it is illegal to go underground.

There are some sea caves around the coast mostly small and usually a pain to look at. I would however recommend visiting the chasms (huge Clints and Grikes metres deep), and the various glen's such as the Dhoon and Ballaglas as they are well worth a trip.

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Re: Isle of Man Caves?
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2016, 09:07:25 am »

Smugglers Cave, Port Soderick, Isle of Man
There is a book - a very short one:


Some chap did a list of cave on Man with cave dwelling animals.  Have I still got this?

Cave at Lynague, Peel.

Garwick Glen Caves - PC comes up on Ebay, regular.

Black Hole Cave, Port Ern [Erin?]

Coastline Cave near Castletown

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Re: Isle of Man Caves?
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2016, 09:34:58 am »
Turkeyland Quarry Cave in the limestone near Castletown but that's been covered over, I believe. >:(

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Re: Isle of Man Caves?
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Re: Isle of Man Caves?
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2016, 07:56:45 pm »
Thank you  ;)

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