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We are an active group of people interested in the exploration and study of mines and caves in Britain, Europe and ... well anywhere actually!

For contact details, membership form and to find out more visit our About Us page


Ivor Brown Memorial Day, 27th October 2018 (Pic: Kelvin Lake)

Ivor Brown Memorial Day

Friends of The Ironbridge Gorge Museums and the Shropshire Caving & Mining Club are holding a day of talks and films in memory of Dr Ivor Brown, Saturday 27th October 2018 in The Glass Classroom, Ironbridge Gorge Museum Offices, Coalbrookdale.

As Ivor was so often a speaker at and supporter of the Club's Annual Dinner, we will hold the Club Annual Dinner on the evening of the Conference (see separate news item).

More details

Club Dinner, 27th October 2018 (Pic: Kelvin Lake)

2018 Club Dinner

To be held at:
The WROXETER HOTEL, Shrewsbury
Saturday 27th October 2018, 7.30pm for 7.45pm. £25 per head.

To be followed with a Presentation by Nigel Dibben, Chairman NAMHO.

An Envelope Raffle (donation of prizes will be gratefully received) and Presentation of Awards.

Annual Dinner Menu
Dinner Booking Form

The Ropeway trestle at the Bog (Pic: Kelvin Lake)

The Bog Ropeway Trestle

On the 27th March the Landscape Partnership erected a ropeway trestle (donated by Forterra) at the Bog Visitor centre on the line of the former Bog Ropeway. More

The new reinforced section in Level Fawr (Pic: Steve Holding)

Cwmyswyth Level Fawr

The work involved to replace the second plastic tube in Level Fawr with RSJ steels and packwalling has been completed. Several SCMC members helped Roy ferry the steels into the mine and the work was carried out over a number of visits.


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Exploring underground

Exploring underground for over 50 years

Shropshire Caving & Mining Club

a flying batImportant Note

  • Underground exploration can be potentially dangerous if you do not have the right equipment and skills. This is why you should consider joining a well established Club, who can train you and lend you equipment for your first few trips.
  • Have a look at our Links page to find links to other underground exploration groups, both in Britain and around the world.


It's bats !Warning These pages are under continuous development, so beware of false links, and blind headings .... !!

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