Caves are one of the most fascinating environments known to man where it is still possible to participate in original exploration and going caving is an exciting and exhilarating experience.There are opportunities in the Wye Valley to experience some really excellent caving.

The sport can extremely dangerous so please make sure you use a recognised club or firm who have experienced cave leaders. If you have never been caving or are new to the activity then membership of a club is essential both for cave access and more importantly, SAFETY. There are a number of reputable clubs operating in the area.

Caving Organsiations/Clubs

The British Caving Association

Gloucester Speleological Society - a small friendly caving group in the Forest of Dean

Royal Forest of Dean Caving Club

Firms offering Caving activities

Wye Pursuits

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Wyedean Canoe and Adventure

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