Gingling Hole (Fountains Fell)



Cavers wishing to access this, and other caves on Rainscar land should make a courtesy call on the Coates family at Rainscar House before your trip, to inform them that you will be on their land. If nobody is available, you may proceed with your trip. Access is available all year round.

Digging requires special permission (from Natural England and the landowner).

This arrangement is subject to annual review with the landowner.

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


NGR: SD 85513 70179

Lat/long: 54.1272586279156,-2.22317369641435

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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: managers.tasks.burst

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Gingling Hole is equipped with IC resin anchors within the BCA Anchor scheme.

Rigging Topos and Descriptions


Gigling Hole1966Northern Pennine ClubPreviewDownload PDF
Gigling Hole (1966) - Northern Pennine Club
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Fountains Fell Caverns1956Northern Pennine ClubPreviewDownload PDF
Fountains Fell Caverns (1956) - Northern Pennine Club
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Last updated: 6 Jul 2020

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