We currently have the following keys available for use by members (and guests on payment of a deposit). The members’ key box is situated inside the tackle store. Please remember to sign out the key in the book provided and to return the key as soon as possible. 

Mendip

  • Box Freestone Quarry
  • Brown’s Folly Mine
  • CSCC key (access to several caves*)
  • GB Cave
  • Longwood Swallet
  • Rhino Rift
  • White Pit (not in the key cupboard, contact Caving Secretary)

Note that access to GB, Longwood, Charterhouse and Rhino also requires a CCC permit which are available free online. See here for info.

BEC members get an annual permit as part of their membership; guests can obtain a temporary one from a committee member for a small fee.

* Caves locked with a CSCC padlock include:

  • Attborough Swallet
  • Balch Cave
  • Coral Cave
  • Chardswell Cave
  • Compton Martin Ochre Mine
  • Cuckoo Cleeves
  • Fairy Cave Quarry cavers’ car park
  • Five Buddles Sink
  • Flower Pot
  • Hillier’s Cave
  • Hillwithy Cave
  • Loxton Cave (3)
  • Loxton Quarry Cave
  • Nettle Pot
  • Priddy Green Sink
  • Singing River Mine
  • Stainsby’s Shaft (fence and grille)
  • Stock Hill Shaft
  • Ubley Hill Pot
 

South Wales

  • Agen Allwedd
  • Ogof Craig y Ffynnon
  • Ogof Draenen

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