Peak District Caving

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Windy Knoll Cave

Entrance of Windy Knoll Cave


On National Trust land and not subject to any known restrictions for routine visits. No unauthorised digging, otherwise access at risk for all!

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


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