Northern Caves Index

Note that only caves listed in the current book (Three Counties System and the North-West) are listed here.

Cave Area NGR Elevation Length Depth  
(Get Down) Shep Pot Leck Fell Leck Fell SD67067804 370 m 492 m 84 m
AA Hole Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill SD79378857 577 m 15 m
Aisgill Sink Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76939754 408 m 12 m
Alderson's Pot Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78589827 442 m 5 m 23 m
Alderson's Rift Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78599823 444 m 6 m
Allithwaite Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD39087590 40 m 18 m
Aluminium Bar Pot Leck Fell Leck Fell SD66357955 311 m 8 m
Amber Hill Rising Vale of Eden Vale of Eden NY76072221 391 m 6 m
AN Other Hole Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill SD79098828 585 m 6 m
Angerholme Cave Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77149816 405 m 580 m
Angerholme Pot 1 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77209856 432 m 18 m
Angerholme Pot 10 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77139899 463 m 14 m
Angerholme Pot 11 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77099903 463 m 6 m
Angerholme Pot 12 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77069913 463 m 12 m
Angerholme Pot 13 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76959932 488 m 6 m
Angerholme Pot 14 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76939933 490 m 18 m
Angerholme Pot 15 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76919936 490 m 17 m
Angerholme Pot 15a Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76889937 491 m 4 m
Angerholme Pot 16 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76879937 492 m 11 m
Angerholme Pot 17 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76869939 494 m 12 m
Angerholme Pot 18 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76869939 494 m 6 m
Angerholme Pot 18a Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76869939 494 m 4.5 m
Angerholme Pot 19 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76889941 492 m 20 m
Angerholme Pot 2 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77209861 436 m 17 m
Angerholme Pot 20 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76889942 491 m 8 m
Angerholme Pot 21 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76889957 487 m 27 m
Angerholme Pot 22 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76899958 487 m 9 m
Angerholme Pot 23 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76889958 487 m 9 m
Angerholme Pot 24a Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76839960 487 m 4 m
Angerholme Pot 24b Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76839960 487 m 3 m
Angerholme Pot 25 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76829961 488 m 8 m
Angerholme Pot 26 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76899961 486 m 6 m
Angerholme Pot 27 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD76769966 495 m 4 m
Angerholme Pot 3 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77199868 440 m 6 m
Angerholme Pot 4 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77179875 445 m 12 m
Angerholme Pot 5 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77179879 447 m 5 m
Angerholme Pot 6 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77149883 450 m 12 m 26 m
Angerholme Pot 7 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77169887 451 m 4 m
Angerholme Pot 8 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77139890 455 m 12 m
Angerholme Pot 9 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77139895 457 m 6 m
Apprentice Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD70257889 367 m 6 m
Aquamole Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD69927834 367 m 158 m 113 m
Ardale Beck Cave 1 Vale of Eden Vale of Eden NY66463521 510 m 5 m 3 m
Ardale Beck Cave 2 Vale of Eden Vale of Eden NY66463521 510 m 12 m
Arnside Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD44737707 64 m 23 m
Arthur's Cave Bowland Bowland SD79674869 91 m 34 m
Avon Pot Ease Gill Ease Gill SD66158138 311 m 55 m 45 m
Aygill Caverns Ease Gill Ease Gill SD66358183 295 m 2.39 km 55 m
Back Door Stream West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD70557903 313 m 6 m
Backdoor Pot East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD69967615 294 m 27 m
Backlane Quarry Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD50476958 39 m 58 m
Badger Cave Brough Brough NY85741314 348 m 11 m
Badger Hole Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD48207285 32 m 4 m
Bandersnatch Cave Kingsdale Head Kingsdale Head SD71768087 387 m 46 m
Bank Holiday Hole Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67728057 346 m 111 m 9 m
Barbon Pot Barbondale Barbondale SD66678383 283 m 320 m 37 m
Barkin Cave Barbondale Barbondale SD66678404 255 m 64 m 12 m
Barkin Mad Cave Barbondale Barbondale SD67088521 241 m 6 m
Barrows Green Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD525881 88 m 6 m
Bart's Shelter Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD27847207 71 m 22 m
Bat Cave Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67578058 318 m 96 m
Battery-on-the-Head Barbondale Barbondale SD66478338 275 m 10 m 8 m
Batty Cave Kingsdale Head Kingsdale Head SD70677950 346 m 396 m 43 m
Beck Head Rising Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD44608469 25 m 145 m 8 m
Beckside Cave Barbondale Barbondale SD67378564 250 m 12 m
Bedstead Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD69437758 384 m 52 m 9 m
Belah Head Cave 1 Brough Brough NY85720892 365 m 6 m
Belah Head Cave 2 Brough Brough NY85720892 365 m 8 m
Belah Head Cave 3 Brough Brough NY85740890 380 m 3 m
Belvedere Pot East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD70427682 366 m 8.2 m
Best's Hole Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67628064 328 m 28 m
Big Meanie Leck Fell Leck Fell SD66677917 335 m 315 m 70 m
Birk Rigg Cave Mallerstang Mallerstang NY78480087 290 m 21 m
Birk Rigg Pot Mallerstang Mallerstang NY78480096 290 m 9 m
Black Dub Cave Dentdale Dentdale SD73738627 167 m 183 m
Black Hill Cave 1 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78879625 387 m 10 m
Black Hill Cave 2 Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78879625 387 m 30 m
Black Moss Pot Wild Boar Fell Wild Boar Fell SD72389822 311 m 80 m 22 m
Black Pot Cove Mallerstang Mallerstang SD79019880 464 m 8 m
Black Pot Cove (b) Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78869869 457 m 6 m
Black Pot Cove (c) Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78929873 460 m 5 m
Black Scar Pot Brough Brough NY86081068 465 m 6 m
Blea Dubs Pot Marble Steps Marble Steps SD68637701 399 m 6 m
Blea Gill Cave Dentdale Dentdale SD69168516 405 m 1.80 km 52 m
Blind Sink Dentdale Dentdale SD73448615 166 m 6 m
Blood Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD69467753 381 m 8 m
Blue John Hole 1 Brough Brough NY81810388 472 m 61 m 9 m
Blue John Hole 2 Brough Brough NY81830386 472 m 23 m 11 m
Blue John Rising Brough Brough NY81980369 458 m 19 m
Bluecaster Pot 2 Wild Boar Fell Wild Boar Fell SD71479663 302 m 4 m
Bluecaster Pot 5 Wild Boar Fell Wild Boar Fell SD71409628 303 m 5 m 3 m
Blunder Pot Scales Moor Scales Moor SD71997681 384 m 6 m
Blythe Hole Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67608053 333 m 10 m 4.1 m
Bog Mire Pot Wild Boar Fell Wild Boar Fell SD71449647 299 m 6 m
Bolt Hole Barbondale Barbondale SD66928474 232 m 6 m
Bolt Hole Dentdale Dentdale SD73818629 175 m 1.60 km
Bonfire Scar Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD277723 82 m 5 m
Borrowdale Beck Cave Brough Brough NY83441606 342 m 26 m
Borrowdale Beck Head Cave Brough Brough NY83301606 348 m 500 m
Boulder Cave Ease Gill Ease Gill SD66728032 274 m 58 m 8.4 m
Boulder Pot East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD70487643 396 m 8 m
Boundary Pot Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67868082 331 m 851 m 58 m
Boundary Wall Hole Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill SD79038908 548 m 9 m 5 m
Bowland Green Pike Pot Bowland Bowland SD72695890 345 m 5 m
Boxhead Pot Leck Fell Leck Fell SD67107836 363 m 142 m
Brackenthwaite Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD49847713 28 m 113 m
Braida Garth Pot East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD70777746 372 m 12 m
Braille Cave East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD71137738 383 m 30 m 5 m
Bramble Hole Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67588053 335 m 40 m
Brambling Pot Mallerstang Mallerstang SD73919553 366 m 6 m
Bread Pot East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD71027787 373 m 12 m
Breakneck Hole Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77729570 401 m 8 m 4.5 m
Breccia Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD22347440 41 m 6 m
Brides Chair Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD48017323 18 m 5 m
Bridge Cove Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78719847 450 m 12 m
Bridge Cove (a) Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78759850 452 m 6 m
Bridge Cove (b) Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78759855 453 m 6 m
Bridge Cove (c) Mallerstang Mallerstang SD78779858 453 m 6 m
Bridge Hole Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill SD78678784 580 m 8 m
Brink Pot Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill SD79358855 578 m 7 m
Britannia Cave Barbondale Barbondale SD67088522 229 m 111 m
Broadfield Caves Dentdale Dentdale SD74008640 178 m 670 m 23 m
Broca Hill Cave 1 Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD41718010 8 m 6 m
Broca Hill Cave 2 Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD41708008 8 m 30 m
Brock Clough Beck Cave Bowland Bowland SD74895953 260 m 10 m
Broken Finger Pot East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD71057731 383 m 268 m 128 m
Broken Gill Cave Dentdale Dentdale SD72208391 259 m 8 m
Broken Rib Cave Marble Steps Marble Steps SD68607614 393 m 5 m 4 m
Broken Rib Pot Marble Steps Marble Steps SD68587613 383 m 28 m 15 m
Broken Spring Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD69657769 368 m 20 m 6 m
Brolly Pot Marble Steps Marble Steps SD68547697 402 m 8 m
Bronte Cave Ease Gill Ease Gill SD62097971 64 m 80 m
Brown Hill Pot East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD71327846 370 m 1.77 km 112 m
Brows Pasture Cave Scales Moor Scales Moor SD73037684 252 m 37 m
Brunskill Pot Leck Fell Leck Fell SD66747936 344 m 76 m 45 m
Buck Beck Cave Kingsdale Head Kingsdale Head SD71387960 335 m 37 m
Bucket-on-the-Head Barbondale Barbondale SD66518350 252 m 700 m
Bull Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD70217875 358 m 216 m 79 m
Bull Pot of the Witches Ease Gill Ease Gill SD66228130 293 m 2.50 km 35 m
Bum Burner Breach Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill SD69539073 248 m 18 m
Bumble Bee Hole Ease Gill Ease Gill SD66388024 271 m 7 m 4 m
Bumbling Hole Leck Fell Leck Fell SD66967927 346 m 252 m 13 m
Burnley's Bottom Scales Moor Scales Moor SD71367710 390 m 9 m 4 m
Bursock Gill Cave Dentdale Dentdale SD72158507 241 m 8 m
Burton Well Cliff Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD47087509 22 m 20 m
Buzzer's Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD69137701 387 m 6 m
Bye George Pot Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67117963 347 m 2.00 km 95 m
Byron Pot Leck Fell Leck Fell SD67087918 350 m 17 m 25 m
Cabbage Hill Caves Dentdale Dentdale SD75558567 382 m 10 m
Cadshaw Cavern Other Areas Other Areas SD70641803 235 m 29 m
Caldew Resurgence Vale of Eden Vale of Eden NY35364027 120 m 8 m
Calf Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD70197877 360 m 12 m
Camel Pot Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill SD78408957 534 m 10 m
Capeshead Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD33337812 15 m 20 m
Capped Shaft Scales Moor Scales Moor SD70727603 398 m 4 m
Cascade Cave Dentdale Dentdale SD73548615 160 m 6 m
Cassa Dub Sink Dentdale Dentdale SD76198685 222 m 9 m
Casserole Pot Ease Gill Ease Gill SD66378085 304 m 10 m
Casterton Pot Ease Gill Ease Gill SD66288163 300 m 68 m 31 m
Cat Crag Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD22367437 49 m 152 m
Catamite Hole East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD70507693 375 m 630 m 64 m
Catcrag Moss Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD43908240 7 m 15 m
Cave 'B' Ease Gill Ease Gill SD66028000 214 m 5 m
Cellar Hole East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD70717739 372 m 9 m
Chambery Cave Dentdale Dentdale SD71048261 434 m 153 m
Chert Cave Wild Boar Fell Wild Boar Fell SD73379709 335 m 479 m
Christmas Day Pot Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill SD77878746 540 m 6 m
Christy Bank Pot Vale of Eden Vale of Eden NY76982063 472 m 6 m
Christy Gill Sink Wild Boar Fell Wild Boar Fell NY76180310 311 m 15 m 11 m
Cliff Cave Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67378048 313 m 15 m 11 m
Cliff Sinks Dentdale Dentdale SD74498655 196 m 4 m
Coal Hole Leck Fell Leck Fell SD67167904 361 m 106 m 12 m
Coal Pit Hole Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill Garsdale and Great Knoutberry Hill SD78728966 535 m 6 m
Coalgill Sike Pot Brough Brough NY81811908 463 m 9 m
Collapse Cave Scales Moor Scales Moor SD71057687 390 m 4.5 m
Collyholme Cave Bowland Bowland SD71605767 215 m 78 m
Confluence Cave Wild Boar Fell Wild Boar Fell SD73759727 377 m 6 m
Constriction Cave Other Areas Other Areas SD70671803 237 m 12 m
Corkscrew Pot Scales Moor Scales Moor SD71887718 389 m 15 m
Corner Cave Dentdale Dentdale SD73168619 150 m 9 m
Corner Pot Kingsdale Head Kingsdale Head SD71377929 325 m 15 m
Corner Sink Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67598064 316 m 63 m 9 m
Corrie Hole Mallerstang Mallerstang SD77879526 417 m 9 m
County Cave 1 Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67548053 316 m 8 m
County Cave 2 Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67558054 321 m 33 m 8 m
County Cave 3 Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67558054 319 m 21 m
County Pot Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67538057 314 m 6.38 km 70 m
Cow Close Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD45957398 18 m 9 m
Cow Dub Cave Dentdale Dentdale SD76788641 240 m 4 m
Cow Dubs I Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67478053 301 m 5 m
Cow Dubs II Ease Gill Ease Gill SD67478053 301 m 85 m
Cow Pot Ease Gill Ease Gill SD66438085 305 m 802 m 83 m
Cow Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD70227873 357 m 12 m
Cox's Hole Vale of Eden Vale of Eden NY273369 314 m 6 m 3 m
Crack Pot Barbondale Barbondale SD67028516 232 m 6 m 3 m
Craftsman's Pot West Kingsdale West Kingsdale SD70237886 366 m 537 m 76 m
Creaking Death Pot Marble Steps Marble Steps SD68897648 393 m 18 m
Creek Cave Morecambe Bay Morecambe Bay SD45157600 7 m 10 m
Crescent Pot East Kingsdale East Kingsdale SD70547658 394 m 1.15 km 122 m
Cross Pot 1 Brough Brough NY81881771 427 m 91 m 23 m

You can use the NGR grid search to find caves within a specific square kilometre. Just select your map sheet and enter the 4-digit grid reference for the square you want on the OS map and the search will show you what caves are within that square.