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Address: Ingleborough Cave, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Clapham, England

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On the way up Ingleborough

A scenic route to approach Ingleborough Hill if you want to climb it via Little Ingleborough. Can be slippery in wet weather.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Impressive cavern, well worth going down. Be prepared for a 2 to 3 hour wait. Book in then go for a walk up Ingleborough, you would be half way up it anyway. Take a torch for the cavern, it's very dark down there until your eyes become accustomed, it's easy to trip on the uneven ground. Great experience.

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Beeston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I visited Gaping Gill whilst on my climb to the top of Ingleborough. On a nice day it is a good walk to the pot hole on its own without getting involved with the steeper slopes to the summit of Ingleborough its self.It has a high regard amonst pot holers as it is the entrance to a vast underground cave... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A scenic route to approach Ingleborough Hill if you want to climb it via Little Ingleborough. Can be slippery in wet weather.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Deep in the Yorkshire Dales lies an abyss called Gaping Gill. A waterfall drops 365 feet into a cave which you could fit an averaged size cathedral into. You get there by leaving your car in a little village called Clapham., then after walking along the pleasant dales for an hour you come across what looks like an Everest base... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Truly astonishing. Utterly mesmerising. Actually awesome. Simply stunning. There are not enough accolades to bestow on this true natural wonder. The fact that this is only open to novices a couple of times a year makes it even more special. Find out when it's open and go. Go go go! You just won't be disappointed. It's just not possible.

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Wolverhampton.UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Three of us went to the winch meet on the Saturday prior to the bank holiday weekend. Not knowing what to expect in terms of queues, we set off early and arrived at 7.30. We were first there but by 8.00 there were already 4 others. Firstly the experience was awesome with some amazing photo opportunities. Beyond that the professionalism... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What a way to spend a Monday morning. We had read many write ups about long queues for Gaping Gill so decided to get up an dbe up at the winch meet by 8am on the Monday (not a Bank Holiday though). We were the first ones there, before the campers even woke to open things up!! Hilarious but brilliant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We arrived about 10.30 on the bank holiday Monday and there was already a four hour queue to descend the winch to the cave so spent the morning walking up Ingleborough Mountain. The cave is enormous and after the rapid trip down on the winch, you have plenty of time to explore before returning to the surface. This isn't a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had been thinking about what we could do for the bank holiday weekend and this came up out of nowhere. Now I'm so glad we went to see this unique place. We did some research prior to the visit but despite the number of advices to get there as early as possible, we arrived the car park at 9.30... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Oh my god what a day. It was wet, it was cold, I walked up stoney steep hills, then I waited three hours to go into a deep wet dark cave. And guess what !!!!!!! I loved it ! Big thanks to the Bradford Pothole club who organised the winch down into the cave. It really is worth the wait,... More 

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Address: Ingleborough Cave, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Clapham, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Clapham

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