Boxhead Pot (Leck Fell)


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.



Cavers are referred to the following news item relating to Leck Fell access:

In summary, the CNCC has discontinued administration of the former Leck Fell permit system. Cavers are reminded that most Leck Fell caves are on Access Land (indicated below) and you should review the information associated to this.

We urge cavers visiting Leck Fell to park sensibly and tightly to ensure sufficient space for others. Do not block the road and be courteous to other users of the fell. Adhere to the countryside code and the BCA's Minimal Impact Caving Guidelines.

Report to the CNCC any access or conservation issues that you encounter.

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


NGR: SD 67090 78360

Lat/long: 54.1999284525744,-2.50596857485415

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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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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


No surveys have been added for this cave yet.

Last updated: 27 Jun 2019

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