Boxhead Pot (Leck Fell)

WARNING

Several fixed ropes and ladders are in place throughout Boxhead Pot including at Lyle Cavern. These are not monitored or inspected and are nothing to do with the CNCC. They should never be used. Always take your own ropes where they are required.

Access

PERMIT REQUIRED

Closed season: 1st April - 30th June

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Club access only with CNCC permit. Display permit during trip and post through the door of the Estate Office in Cowan Bridge (on the left just before you reach the A65 on coming down off the fell). No caving during April, May and June due to closed season. Please park on Leck Fell responsibly - Park tightly together in one of the two laybys to make room for others. Access up and down the fell is required at all times by large agricultural vehicles.

This cave is on access land. Click here for more information.

Apply for a permit

Your permit secretary for Leck Fell is Geoff Whittaker and you can apply by the following methods...

Book Online

Sorry, Boxhead Pot is not part of the online booking system yet. We hope to expand it to include more areas in the future.

By Email

geoff.whittaker@cncc.org.uk

Where possible, should be sent from an email address associated with your club (e.g. officer@cavingclub.co.uk), or from an address that can be easily validated as being associated to your club (via your club website for example). Other email addresses are fine, but first applications should be accompanied by a letter (an attached scan), with club letterhead, signed by an officer of the club. This will authenticate the email address for all future permit applications.

By Post

Geoff Whittaker
19 Eden Grove
Bolton le Sands
Carnforth
Lancashire
LA5 8DF

Location

NGR: SD 67090 78360

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Please note that grid references are correct to the best of our knowledge however are often taken from old books so they may not be absolutely accurate and are shown simply as a guide.

Entrance Photos

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Anchors

Boxhead Pot is equipped with mixture of Eco 'P' resin anchors and IC resin anchors within the BCA Anchor scheme.

Main route fully equipped with Eco-anchors with a few additional IC anchors for extra deviations to avoid water. Alternative route equipped with IC resin anchors.

Rigging Topos and Descriptions

Surveys

No surveys have been added for this cave yet.

Last updated: 23 Aug 2018

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