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Welcome to the Bradford Pothole Club Website.

The BPC is a caving club based in the Yorkshire Dales, one of the UK's finest caving areas, and one of our most popular National Parks.

The Club's headquarters, Brackenbottom, is near Horton-in-Ribblesdale on the flanks of Penyghent, one of the famous Three Peaks.

As well as sport caving activities, the membership is active in original underground exploration; digging, diving and extending known caves. We are also active in other outdoor sports; climbing, mountain biking, hillwalking, running and every other activity.

We also run the highly popular Gaping Gill Winch Meet every year over the Whitsuntide bank holiday at the end of May which gives non-cavers the opportunity to visit Britain's largest cave chamber, at the bottom of a 105m vertical shaft.

We hope you enjoy our website; new members are always welcome. If you are interested in caving contact  Terry Devaney  (spam cloaked address; click the link and delete REMOVE THIS from the address).

If you are interested in joining the BPC, or wish to contact the club via email contact our Hon Secretary Ian Cross (spam cloaked address; click the link and delete REMOVE THIS from the address) Tel 01274 710298




Registered Office: Bradford Pothole Club Limited, Brackenbottom, Horton in Ribblesdale, Settle, BD24 0EU
Registered in England No.: 31230R 


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