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Craven Pothole Club launches Gaping Gill Winch Meet
10:00am Friday 16th August 2013 in News
Craven Pothole Club will launch its 2013 Gaping Gill Winch Meet tomorrow.
Open to the public, participants will experience the exhilaration of descending the 340ft deep Gaping Gill main shaft and visiting the largest natural cavern in the British Isles.
There will be a guided tour of the main chamber – which is the size of York Minster.
The meet will run until lunchtime on Bank Holiday Monday and, weather permitting, the winch will operate for descents from 8am on weekends and 9am on weekdays However, it has a fixed daily capacity so visitors are advised to arrive as early as possible. The fee is £15 per person.
Gaping Gill can only be reached on foot and visitors should allow one–and–a–half hours for the walk from Clapham village via the nature trail and Ingleborough Show Cave.
For more information, visit the website cravenpotholeclub.org