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 Binding

Paul Fairman

Chris Fox

Andy Freem

Antonia Freem

Peter Glanvill

Axel Hack

Pete Hann

Jack Healy

Tom Howard

Chris Howes

Simon Jones

Pete Knight

Saadat Lotfizadeh

Kev Lockwood Photography

Tom Lord

Frank Pearson

Dave Ramsay

Robbie Shone

Duncan Simey

Vince Simmonds

Nigel Steel

Allan Summerfield

Tracy Williams


A big thanks to the following for allowing us to reproduce their posts or articles:

Chris Binding

Eoghan Conlon O’Neill

John Conway

Keith Edwards

Roy Fellows

Antonia Freem

Kayleigh Gilkes

Brendan Hall

Nick Harding

Chris Howes

Pete Knight

Faye Litherland

Tom Lord

Fleur Loveridge

Bob Mehew

Gina Moseley

Jenny Potts

Dave Ramsay

David Rose

Estelle Sandford

Vince Simmonds

Chris Smith

Allan Summerfield

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