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Eyam Dale House Cave

Entrance of Eyam Dale House Cave


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The cave is located in the grounds of Eyam Dale House, a private residence. Access to this site is from Eyam Dale, and not via the house driveway. The lid is locked with a combination padlock at the request of the landowner. BCA members should contact the DCA Access Officer for the current code and the access route map. (reveal) The landowner asks for a courtesy email a few days before the trip so he is aware that somebody will be on his land. Emails should be sent to (reveal) with the date and approximate time of the trip. Please ensure that 'Caving at Eyam Dale House Cave' is included within the title of the email.

Obvious parking spots in Eyam Dale, Stoney 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.

A rope protector is useful on the shaft top. Please ensure that the lid is properly closed after your trip.

Any issues please report to DCA via this site.

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


mapEyam Dale House Cave Survey


Beck, J.S. (1985), , T.S.G. Jour. No.12., pp.10-14. Survey., Technical Speleological Group
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 264, p. 265 (survey), DCA