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Delph Hole

Entrance of Delph Hole


High on the east side of Cucklet Delph below Auton Crofts plateau.

No known access restrictions. Obvious parking spots close to base of crags and in lay-bys in the dale and next to electricity sub-station at foot of Eyam Dale. DO NOT BLOCK the sub-station entrance. Take care, as area is notorious for thefts from parked vehicles.

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


mapDelph Hole Survey


Pill, A.L. (1950), , Cave Science No.15., p.223., British Cave Research Association
Pearce, A. (1974), , Bull.P.D.M.H.S. Vol.5. No.5., pp.243-257. Survey., Peak District Mines Historical Society
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 263, DCA