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.... if you dare !!!
be an Armchair Caver!!

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 forms and to find out more visit: About Us >>

Latest News
Congratulations to Club Vice Chair Gareth Rushton
Gareth received the Institution of Civil Engineers, West Midlands (ICE) Technicians Award for his excellent performance in the final year of his Civil Engineering Higher National Certificate.

This award is given to ‘high-flying’ young engineers, who demonstrate superb communication skills, dedication and commitment to their studies, and made a significant contribution to their profession.

Gareth received his award at the ICE (West Midlands) Awards Ceremony during a black-tie dinner at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham attended by over 300 guests on the 17th May.


Aerial Ropeways of Shropshire - front coverLatest Publication
Copies are still available of the Club's award winning publication:
Aerial Ropeways of Shropshire (Account 28)
by Mike Shaw, David Poyner and Robert Evans
The publication won the Association of Industrial Archaeology's (AIA) Voluntary Societies’ Publication Award for 2016 and made the shortlist of citations for the prestigious "Tratman Award" for caving related paper based publications.

Read more details about the Account 28 on our 'Accounts' page.

Copies are available to purchase online from Moorebooks


a flying batPlease 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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