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Eldon Hole

Entrance of Eldon Hole


No need to contact farmer for routine trips. Approach from Perry Dale up Eldon Lane and park at top end, just beyond Sweet Knoll House. Recognisable footpath from here. Avoid using surrounding fence posts as belays, or causing damage or nuisance.

This site is part of the DCA SSSI Conservation Monitoring Scheme.
See the DCA website for competition details.


Knight, P. (2021), DCRO Hauling Exercise at Eldon Hole, The Derbyshire Caver 255, p.14, Derbyshire Caving Association
Gunn, J. (2021), Excavations in Eldon Hole, The Derbyshire Caver 155, p.12, Derbyshire Caving Association
Chamberlain, A (2021), Human and animal bones from Eldon Hole, The Derbyshire Caver 155, p.12., Derbyshire Caving Association
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