Darkness Below UK is very much a group effort, it can’t exist without information, stories and other contributions provided by cavers and miners around the UK.

This page is a quick “thank you” for their otherwise unrewarded efforts and offers of help.

If we’ve missed anyone please let us know!


Site Photograph:

Stuart Alldred

Chris Howes – Wild Places Publishing



Chris Binding

Chris Burnley

Paul Fairman

Chris Fox

Andy Freem

Antonia Freem

Peter Glanvill

Axel Hack

Pete Hann

Jack Healy

Tom Howard

Chris Howes

Mark Jenkinson

M Jones

Simon Jones

Pete Knight

Tony Littler

Saadat Lotfizadeh

Kev Lockwood Photography

Tom Lord

Fleur Loveridge

Frank Pearson

Dave Ramsay

Allan Richardson

Robbie Shone

Duncan Simey

Vince Simmonds

Chris Smart

Toby Speight

Nigel Steel

Paul Stillman

Allan Summerfield

Tracy Williams


A big thanks to the following for their contributions:

Andrew Atkinson

Charles Bailey

Chris Binding

Eoghan Conlon O’Neill

John Conway

Chris Densham

Keith Edwards

Roy Fellows

Helen Frawley

Antonia Freem

Kayleigh Gilkes

Andy Hall

Brendan Hall

Nick Harding

Chris Howes

Pete Knight

Faye Litherland

Tim Long

Luis Lopes

Tom Lord

Fleur Loveridge

Bob Mehew

Gina Moseley

Jenny Potts

Graham Price

Dave Ramsay

Neal Reaich

David Rose

Estelle Sandford

Vince Simmonds

Chris Smart

Chris Smith

Toby Speight

Thom Starnes

Allan Summerfield

Dave Tyson

Jonathan Williams


Club and Organisation Contributors:

Cambrian Mines Trust: Roy Fellows

Earby Pothole Club: Tony Brocklebank

Mendip Cave Rescue: Nigel Taylor

Red Rose Cave and Pothole Club: Andy Hall

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association: David Dennis

Wealden Cave and Mine Society: Peter Burgess

Wessex Cave Club: Noel Cleave



Peter Burgess

Graham Mullan

Linda Wilson


Site Design and Admin:

Tony Brocklebank