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Ingleborough Caves

Clapham, Yorkshire

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A wonderland of sculpted passages and cave formations that were unveiled in 1837. It was one of an outflow for the streams that flow through the Gaping Gill Cave system. A concrete path takes you into the mountain and discrete lighting displays allow the stalactites and stalagmites to be viewed. A natural phenomenon which you are guided through by an expert guide.

     Peter Martin

Peter Martin

To reach the cave from the car park there is a signposted route pass a church, an impressive waterfall to an old sawmill building and the entrance to the Ingleborough Cave Estate Nature Trail. There is a small charge for the trail and is a 2km walk passing a lake, through a wooded valley to the entrance of the cave. Allow half an hour for the walk.

Tours are every hour on the hour, but in busy periods can be every half an hour.

Val Vannet


Location: Ingleborough Cave, Clapham, Lancaster, Lancashire

Grid Reference: SD754710 Ceremonial County: Lancashire

Map Link: StreetMap

Aerial photo: Google Aerial Photo

Getting there: Just off the A65 Leeds to Skipton Road. Ample parking in Yorkshire Dales National car park. Following the signed Nature Trail route on foot past to the cave.

Access: No wheelchair access. Slight stooping is necessary in two short areas.
Website: www.ingleboroughcave.co.uk
Other Useful Websites:
Email: info@ingleboroughcave.co.uk
Address: Ingleborough Cave, Clapham
Postcode: LA2 8EE Telephone: 01524 251242
Opening Times: Every day from February half-term to end of October 10am-4pm. During holiday periods 10am-5pm.

Charges: Adults 7; Chid 3.50, FREE for those under school age; Family (2+2) 18

Nearby Locations: Ingleborough    Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, Yorkshire

White Scar Caves   Ingleton Accommodation

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Notes: Shop at cave entrance. Hard hats are provided during tours.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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By: Tracey Park Section: Caves Key:
Page Ref: ingelborough_cave Topic: Nature  Last Updated: 01/2012
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