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Elpha Green Caves (Weardale)



The CNCC has received the following information in January 2018:
The land on which the Main Entrance is located currently belongs to the owner of Low Hayrake, more than 1km away in Swin Hope. The Rift Cave is in the face of Elpha Green Quarry and permission to access the quarry wall should be sought from Elpha Green Farm. It has been suggested that permission may not be given readily.

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


NGR: NY 846485

Lat/long: 54.8310912350792,-2.24125587332575

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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.

What 3 words: scrolled.incline.heaven

Entrance Photos

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Elpha Green Caves is not equipped with any BCA approved anchors. Any placed anchors should be treated with extreme caution.

Rigging Topos and Descriptions


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Last updated: 15 Jan 2018

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