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Waterways Swallet

Entrance of Waterways Swallet


See map for authorised route to this site. No need to apply in advance for access but all visitors to be BCA-affiliated members or guests and to be either competent cavers or under supervision; visitors to understand they enter at their own risk; parking to be only in designated area.

Adjustable spanner required for bolted lid; please re-fasten this when you leave.

Access conditions imposed by Okeover Estate (see DCA web site for details)who reserve right to terminate agreement with DCA in event of failure to comply.

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


Entrance prone to flash flood - beware!


Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 219, DCA
Middleton, R (2021), Waterways Swallet Diving, SUSS 60th Anniversary Journal, p.7, Sheffield University Speleological Society