Goatchurch is the ideal place to learn to cave. A warm, dry cave which was once almost turned into a show cave, the large entrance is welcoming and the initial passages are walking height.
Situated in Burrington Combe, cavers can enjoy a scenic walk up the gorge, before heading up a short hill to the two entrances to the cave. The original entrance is large and spacious and a gentle introduction for beginners. Just inside you may find bats and will come across some man made steps and old railings, where the cave was once considered suitable for a show cave.
Never far from an entrance, cavers can enjoy a gymnasium of obstacles and for the adventurous, visit the ‘drainpipe’ near the end.
MCRA Goatchurch Cavern Level: 1 Suitable for beginners.