Access and Conservation

News: Hunters Lodge Inn Sink, Somerset, Closed Due To Deliberate Vandalism

A report has just been received by Darkness Below of deliberate vandalism to Hunters Lodge Inn Sink on Mendip. We are sad to report that ...

News: Alyn Gorge Caves – Important advice for North Wales cavers

The following letter has been circulated by Natural Resources Wales for the attention af all cavers and caving clubs active in North Wales, specifically the ...

Update: Legal action over Drws Cefn entrance draws closer

We brought you news last year about the threat of legal action from cavers Stuart France and Nigel Rogers and on the responses from both Natural Resources Wales ...

News: Cambrian Caving Council Newsletter now available

The latest edition of the Cambrian Caving Council Newsletter for January 2016 is now available. The Newsletter contains reports from all over Wales, including a ...

Reflections on developments in the CRoW debate

More Press coverage A publicised visit by two Members of Parliament to Gaping Ghyll was reported here a few days ago. The press release was ...
MP visit to Gaping Gill

News: MPs visit Gaping Gill

Report by David Rose TWO Conservative MPs and a leading QC have paid a visit to Britain’s highest waterfall – the mighty cascade that tumbles ...

Update: Drws Cefn and Ogof Draenen – landowners’ reaction

The landowners who own access to the UK's second longest cave, Ogof Draenan, have made it clear that they won't be bullied by threats of legal ...

Update: More news on Drws Cefn legal threats

We reported on 24 November 2015 about the legal action threatened by cavers Stuart France and Nigel Rogers against Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and the ...

News: Cavers Threaten Legal Proceedings Against Landowners

Cavers Stuart France and Nigel Rogers are involved in the on-going dispute over closing or gating the Drws Cefn entrance to Ogof Draenen in South ...