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Lay-by Pot, Oil Drum Entrance

Entrance of Lay-by Pot, Oil Drum Entrance


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.


Beck, J.S. & Gill, D.W. (1973), , D.C.A. N/L No.18., , Derbyshire Caving Association
Beck, J.S. (1976), , E.P.C. Jour. Vol.9. No.1., pp.6-7., Eldon Pothole Club
Gill, D.W. (1976), , E.P.C. Jour. Vol.9. No.1., pp.4-5., Eldon Pothole Club
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 272, p. 273 (survey), DCA