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Brightgate Cave

Entrance of Brightgate Cave


Call on Mr Walker at more westerly of two Brightgate Farms on Bonsall Lane. Parking & changing facilities on request. Small charge for permission to cross land. Take direct route down valley. Part of Masson Hill SSSI.

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


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