On this page are annotated photos showing the locations of many of the caves in the valley. Also photos showing conservation work done on various cave entrances. Click on a thumbnail to see the full sized version.
The new hinged entrance grille of Ladyside Pot - Autumn 2006.
Bent Chisel Pot in June 2006 showing the fill removed to restore it to it's former depth as described in the audit.
Thor's Crag Area Caves - Autumn 2006.
The new entrance grille of Redhurst Swallet - Spring 2006. All the rocks to the left of the grille have by now been concreted in.
Annotated view towards main sink area from downstream - Summer 2005.
Riverside Swallet entrance shaft with access bar open.
Wetton Mill Main Sink / Darfar Ridge Area Caves - Autumn 2006.
Bent Chisel Pot in February 2005 before any conservation or restoration work had been done. The entrance is wide open to the river.
Darfar Pot Top Entrance and Moonmilk Pot before any work - March 2005.
Darfar Pot Top Entrance (after repairs) - August 2005.
Snowhole after it's new manhole frame and cover was fitted - Spring 2006.
Bent Chisel Pot in May 2006 with new manhole frame and cover.
Snowhole before it's new lid was added - Autumn 2005.
Magic Mushroom Resurgance doing it's thing during Autumn 2006.
The rubbish brought out of Elderbush Cave in October 2006.
Darfar Pot Top Entrance and Moonmilk Pot after the blocked oil drum shaft was re-opened and replaced by a permanent concreted shaft and manhole cover - March 2007.
Riverside 2 with it's new manhole frame and cover - August 2005.
The new grille placed on Magic Mushroom Resurgance in July 2006.
Riverside Swallet entrance - June 2006.
Riverside Swallet entrance shaft with movable access bar closed. (It just needs lifting and sliding to the left to gain access.)
Darfar Pot Top Entrance (before repairs) - August 2005.