Caving Off Mendip



The Wessex has reciprocal rights of accommodation with the following:

  • Derbyshire – Orpheus Caving Club, Technical Speleological Group (TSG)
  • Devon – Devon Speleological Society
  • Wales – Croydon Caving Club, South Wales Caving Club, Westminster Speleological Group
  • Yorkshire – Bradford Pothole Club, Craven Pothole Club, Northern Pennine Club, Red Rose Cave & Pothole Club, Yorkshire Subterranean Society (YSS)

The Caving Secretary will provide full details.


Northern Caves

We have a Northern Caving Secretary who will arrange permits for you.

A useful source of information is here: Council of Northern Caving Clubs


Welsh Caves

Caves of Mynydd Llangatwg.

Details of acess can be found here: Mynydd Llangatwg

We hold an annual permit. Keys for Agen Allwedd and Craig A Ffynnon can be found in our Tackle Store.


Dan Yr Ogof

Datails of access can be found here: Dan Yr Ogof

The club has members who are Wardens and can lead trips. Contact the Caving Secretary for details.


OFD – We hold an Annual Permit – see Members Pages for a copy.

See the following general documents:

OFD Trip ticket guidance

OFD Access Entry And Rules Adopted Feb 2015 (note that smoking is strictly banned in OFD and that a repeated breach of this very simple rule may lead to removal of permission to enter OFD.)

OFD NRW SWCC Keyholders


For more information see the following web site:

OFD Cave Management Committee