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Offline T pot 2

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #25 on: December 30, 2017, 09:54:22 am »
Quaking Pot
Dr Jacksons
Smelt Mill Beck
Giants, Oxlow
Darren cilau

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #26 on: December 30, 2017, 10:59:08 am »
Anything not under strict control by a committee/ company/ group

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #27 on: December 30, 2017, 02:13:01 pm »
Don't think anyone has mentioned Nettle Pot (in Derbyshire) yet. That should be on the list.

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #28 on: December 30, 2017, 02:55:27 pm »
Perhaps I missed it but nobody has mentioned Shatter or Withyhill Caves or Stoke Lane Slocker surely three of the best decorated caves on Mendip. Perhaps there is a bias towards more sporting trips.

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #29 on: December 30, 2017, 03:05:52 pm »
Uamh Nan Claig-Ionn (Cave of the Skulls)
Elpha Green Caves
Ayleburn Caves and Pot
Fairy Holes
Sowan Burn Cave
Smeltmill Beck
Excalibur
Boxhead Pot - Lost Johns'
Easegill Traverse
Big Meanie - Death's Head Hole
Bye George
Rowten
Swinsto
Simpsons
Brown Hill Pot
King Pot
Crescent Pot
Spectacle Pot
Black Shiver
Knacker Trapper
Meregill
Trapdoor
Long Kin West
Long Kin East - Rift Pot
Corky's
Jib Tunnel
Car Pot
Disappointment Pot
Penyghent Pot
Darnbrook Pot
Swan Dike
Out Sleets Beck Pot
Langcliffe
Mossdale
Dowbergill Passage
Birks Fell
Hagg Gill Pot
Pasture Gill
Titan - JH
Giants
Upper Flood Swallet
Eastwater
Afton Red Rift
OFD
Dan Yr Ogof

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #30 on: December 31, 2017, 02:25:14 pm »
Badlad, where will the conservation message be published?

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #31 on: January 02, 2018, 12:26:22 am »
Anything not under strict control by a committee/ company/ group

Well said, maxf.

My favourite caves:

Drws Cefn
Nunnery Entrance
Twll Du

Situated on open access land, no keys or permits required.
Open to all, just like the mountainside are on.
Simply turn up and go caving, the way it ought to be.

Of course, there is a controlling committee/ company/ group who would have it very much otherwise (there would be, wouldn't there?).

Will they succeed?

We shall see.

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #32 on: January 02, 2018, 05:33:21 pm »
Badlad, where will the conservation message be published?

It's early days yet, but something I am working on with one of the UK's conservation bodies.  I doubt it will make its way to America though but you never know.

Please keep your UK favourites coming.  Thanks a lot

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #33 on: January 02, 2018, 06:12:07 pm »
Well as no one has mentioned anything on Portland I guess I should - these are my favourites:
Blacknor Hole (round trip)
Flagpole (aka Grove cliff caves).
Windy dig
Persil Rift

Elsewhere:
Fairy / Hilliers - Mendip
Pierre's pot (lower series) - Mendip
Lionels Hole - Mendip
Eastwater - Mendip
Honeymead Hole - Mendip
Mangle Hole - Mendip
Owl Hole - Derbyshire
Spar sea cave - Skye
Craig a ffynnon - S. Wales
Pant Mawr - S. Wales

Tim

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #34 on: January 03, 2018, 05:13:34 pm »
Someone has already said Ease Gill, but:

County Pot

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #35 on: January 04, 2018, 12:03:33 am »
I suspect I'm duplicating several other responses but:

Yorkshire:

Juniper Gulf
Alum Pot(and all its feeders)
BPW
Calf Holes/Browgill
Red Moss pot

Mendip and surroundings

GB
Longwood
St Cuthberts
Manor Farm Swallet
Reservoir Hole (even before it got big)
Stoke Lane
Shatter (and most of the rest in Fairy Cave Quarry)
Sidcot Swalllet
Holwell Cavern
Lamb Leer

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #36 on: January 16, 2018, 08:45:33 pm »
Ogof Llyn Parc and Ogof Dydd Byraf up here in North Wales shouldn't be forgotten,
Now be thankful for good things below

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #37 on: January 29, 2018, 09:59:27 pm »
Any more folks?

Think all regions have been covered, however if you see any of your favourite/special caves missing, please add to the list  :thumbsup:


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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #38 on: January 29, 2018, 11:36:09 pm »
To add to Chris' North Wales ones, Ogof Hesp Alyn :) 


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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #39 on: January 30, 2018, 08:34:59 am »
To add to Chris' North Wales ones, Ogof Hesp Alyn :)

Especially if you go to the end (still no more than a dozen of us to have done it)

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #40 on: January 30, 2018, 10:35:29 am »
I can't believe Diccan Pot's not been mentioned yet!

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #41 on: January 30, 2018, 11:37:49 am »
I can believe that no-one has mentioned Cross Joints Swallet in the Forest of Dean but it's still one of my favourite (or perhaps memorable) trips.

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #42 on: February 02, 2018, 03:03:28 pm »
Ogof Ffynnon Ddu
Swildons Hole
Hilliers Cave
Bridge Cave
BCFC Ciderred 4 ever !

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #43 on: February 02, 2018, 04:33:49 pm »
One in my top 10 locally is Gautries, especially since it was extended...
TSG

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Re: Favourite caves
« Reply #44 on: February 02, 2018, 06:58:31 pm »
Border country:

Blackburn
Shannon
MAC – Prods – Cascades - Pollnagollum of the Boats
Pollnatagha-Pollprughlisk
Noones
Pollaraftra
Tullyhona
Rayfad.. (not that we are allowed to visit)
Boho
Ramsdons
Teampall Shetric
Poll na Leprechauns
Deep Pot
Pollfaffin-Runda
Carrowmore
Pollacore
Diarmuid and Gráinne