Calf Holes (Birkwith)



Important changes at High Birkwith Farm, April 2019:

Following a change in ownership, and then some subsequent issues during a pay-to-park initiative between February 2019 and April 2019, parking is now no longer allowed at all at High Birkwith Farm or their land. All visitors approaching this cave and others of the area must park responsibly elsewhere and walk to the caves by whatever route you wish. There are no access restrictions to the caves themselves.

No advanced permission is required to visit the caves; and no need to call at the farm.

This cave is NOT on access land. Click here for more information.


NGR: SD 80400 77580

Lat/long: 54.193602887681,-2.30189543908501

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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

Calf Holes


Calf Holes is equipped with Eco 'P' resin anchors within the BCA Anchor Scheme.

Rigging Topos and Descriptions


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Birkwith Area Caves (1958) - Northern Pennine Club
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Last updated: 18 Apr 2019

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