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Lay-by Pot, Mined Passage Entrance

Entrance of Lay-by Pot, Mined Passage Entrance


On north side of dale, opposite the second lay-by coming from Wardlow. Behind an earth bank and vegetation.

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.


Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 272, p. 273 (survey), DCA