Knock Fell Caverns

(Alston & Cross Fell)

Last updated: 5 Jul 2021

Hazards and Warnings

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The entrance to Knock Fell Caverns is on Access Land. Natural England have requested that cavers email Martin Furness (Senior Reserve Manager, Northern Pennines NNR) via to obtain a permit. The permit is accompanied by a code of conduct to sign and return. Where your visit is planned with sufficient advance notice, we do encourage cavers to help sustain relations with Natural England by ontaining a permit, even though this is not an absolute requirement due to the cave being on Access Land. A GPS/Compass is essential to locate the entrance, and a survey for the caverns is essential to help with routefinding once underground (included below).

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

Rigging Topos and Descriptions

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Fixed Aids

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NY 7183 3085

54.6719255636894, -2.43832274459431

Please note that locations 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.

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