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Caving

For the intrepid amongst us, caving is an exciting and challenging activity. Traverse the hidden underground worlds beneath our feet on a professionally-lead trip that will cater for all abilities and confidence levels. The effort required to crawl, squeeze and climb through the underground cave networks will be rewarded with stunning views of the fascinating natural caverns and waterways.

Caving, also known as potholing or spelunking, is the exploration of natural cave systems. This outdoor recreational activity requires participants to crawl, squeeze and climb, as well as negotiate potential water hazards, around networks of caves.

While sometimes categorised as an ‘extreme sport’, with the proper equipment and prior assessment of the environment caving can be enjoyed by all levels and abilities.

Where to go Caving

Caving Guides

Caving guides will provide all the equipment you need, including ropes and harnesses, overalls, helmets, pads and wellies, as well as route guidance and instruction.

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing

    Adventure North West

    West View Hoghton Lane, Preston PR5 4ED

    Adventure North West is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located near The Lake District.

    They offer canyoning, climbing, canoeing and kayaking for groups of all abilities.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside various accommodation, catering and transport options.

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing

    My Adventure

    MY Adventure, West Harbour Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    My Adventure is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located near Edinburgh in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, coasteering, mountain biking, climbing, canoeing and kayaking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside catering and transport options.

  • Gorge Walking

    Mountain Rat Adventures

    Tigh Na Burn Brackenber Lodge Shap Cumbria CA10 3QB

    Mountain Rat Adventures is an adventure and activities operator located in the Lake District.

    They offer canyoning for groups of all abilities. Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

  • Gorge Walking, Rafting

    National White Water Centre

    The National White Water Centre - Canolfan Dŵr Gwyn Genedlaethol, Bala, United Kingdom

    National White Water Centre is an adventure and activities operator located in Snowdonia National Park in Wales.

    They offer canyoning and white water rafting for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided. They can recommend a range of accommodation options for your stay.

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Climbing

    Hebridean Pursuits

    Oban PA34 9AN, United Kingdom

    Hebridean Pursuits is an adventure and activities operator located in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, climbing and coasteering for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Climbing, Mountain Biking

    In Your Element

    In Your Element Scotland, Inverness, United Kingdom

    In Your Element is an adventure and activities operator with various locations in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, climbing, canoeing and mountain biking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

Caving Inspiration

Pull on your overalls, flick on your head torch and crawl in the kneesteps of our Everyday Adventurers.

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