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Eldon Pothole Club

Welcome to the Eldon Pothole Club.

Based in Derbyshire, members of 'the Eldon' have been active underground for over fifty years.

Today Eldon members are involved in a wide range of cave and mine-related activities including sport caving and exploration in the UK and abroad, cave rescue, cave diving, instruction, photography and conservation.

Club Membership

The club is always keen to welcome new members. New members join as aspirant members and are expected to cave with other members of the club during that period of aspirancy. By the end of this period they are asked to demonstrate that they are safe and capable in the vertical cave environment before being voted in as full members at the AGM.
All members benefit from use of club tackle, use of the club library, regular newsletters and third party liability insurance. If you wish to apply for membership please complete the following application form and come along to a monthly meeting (first Thursday of each month at The Bulls Head, Foolow, Derbyshire at 9.00pm) or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">Sam Townsend

Eldon Newsletters

Newsletters can be downloaded by members only, from the Newletters Page in the Users Menu.
Back copies of Eldon Pothole Club newsletters are available to purchase. Contact the Newsletter Editor for details.

Eldon 60th Anniversary

The Eldon 60th Anniversary Celebrations are nearly upon us!

The Celebration Dinner and Stomp will be held at The Pavillion Arts Centre (formerly Paxton suite), Buxton on Saturday 13th May 2017.

The dinner will be a sit-down buffet and there will be live entertainment from live band "One Million Fingers". We hope also to put on a photographic display history of the club, as we have done in previous years.

Doors open at 7.30 and the bar is on until late.

You are encouraged to reserve your tickets early as numbers are limited to 220 and tickets are initially limited to 2 per member. Tickets are priced at £20 each, please email jase "at" metronet co uk to book.

Hope to see you in May!