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Gaping Gill

Have a trip down it!

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#1 Wolford6

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 08:21 PM

If you've never had a trip down Gaping Gill, you've really missed something. It's the largest cave in Britain and can only be entered (other than by experts) via a bosun's chair on a winch.


Definitely an experience for children between eight and eighty!


The Spring Bank entry is organised by Bradford Potholing Club. There is one in August organised by Craven Potholing Club.



Edited by Wolford6, 03 March 2014 - 08:22 PM.

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#2 Bedford Roughyed

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 09:02 PM

After getting stuck for 5-10 mins in a thing called the Postbox in a cave in the Brecon Beacons, I have to say my caving days are behind me!

With the best, thats a good bit of PR, though I would say the Bedford team, theres, like, you know, 13 blokes who can get together at the weekend to have a game together, which doesnt point to expansion of the game. Point, yeah go on!

#3 longboard

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 09:24 PM

Gaping Gill. I know her well.

#4 High Peak Rhino

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 09:55 PM

Vaguely remember going down there in the past.


I certainly remember going down Long Churn cave and squeezing through the cheese press. Don't think I'd get through there these days without shedding a pound or two.

#5 JohnM

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 08:10 AM

Never made it to Gaping Ghyll but those of you who have met me will find it astonishing that I made it through the Cheese Press on numerous occasions... down to the Balcony, across the Greasy Slab  and right down to the bottom of Alum Pot.



Edited by JohnM, 04 March 2014 - 08:14 AM.

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