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Long Churn Caves – SPECIAL DISCOUNTED CAVING SESSIONSYorkshire Dales Guides | Hornby Laithe, Near Stainforth, | BD24 9PB
SPECIAL DISCOUNTED TRIPS INTO THE LONG CHURNS CAVES AS PART OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES CHEESE FESTIVAL & SHEEPtember (CHEESE PAIRINGS AND DAIRY SHEEP DEMONSTRATIONS) HOSTED BY LONG CHURN CHEESE.
Join us on a journey through a spectacular underground world! Explore stunning streamways and quiet chambers, admire ancient formations and fossils, and tackle waterfalls, cascades and simple climbs all as part of the fun, with some optional crawling too in the ‘cheese-press.’ We supply all the kit required for this amazing and unique experience including caving oversuit, helmet and light, belt and wellies.
The day will begin by meeting at our outdoor activity barn near Stainforth at 9.30am prompt for the morning session or 1.30pm for the afternoon session. Here you will be briefed by your highly experienced instructor about the day and then kitted out with all the required caving equipment before following the instructor in your car to the parking location for the caves near Horton in Ribblesdale. It will then be a short walk of around 15mins to the caves and you should expect a caving trip in the region of 1hr duration. After the trip, you can return to our barn to change before departing.
Timings are such that cavers will arrive back in time for the cheese and beer pairings, starting at 3.30pm and 6pm.
We run our courses and events even if only one person books so you can be confident with your booking. You can either book via the Eventbrite link on this page, or by calling or emailing Yorkshire Dales Guides via the contact details provided.
More information will be provided upon booking, including directions, kit lists, more information about the day, medical forms and our terms and conditions. If you have any questions about the day, then please dont hesitate to get in touch via phone, email, or our enquiry form on the website. NOTE: Upon confirmation of booking, we would appreciate a quick email with your name and contact telephone number.
Please note that the sun doesnt always shine in the Yorkshire Dales, and sadly we cannot offer refunds in the event of a cancellation due to particularly adverse weather conditions.
Minimum age normally 8 yrs. As we have a AALA license, children 8+ can be unaccompanied as long as we have one of our consent forms signed for them.
(instructor ratio: Maximum 1:8)