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Hodge Close - Some information for interested people

Dec 13, 2011· Hodge Close quarry is on your right. There is no access to the quarry at this point unless BASE jumping into water is your cup of tea! Carry on through the car park and the road starts to go downhill, A few hundred yards further and you will see some cottages on your right hand side.

Hodge Close Quarry - Coniston, Ambleside, Cumbria

Hodge Close Quarry, Coniston, Ambleside - Hodge Close Quarry is an extreme diving location set on the outskirts of Coniston. The deep sided slate walls and crystal clear waters are ideal for extreme sports enthusiasts. Certainly not for the faint hearted, but definitely an exciting adventure!

Hodge Close Quarry – Coniston Mountain Rescue Team

Jul 10, 2018· 17:53 (Grid NY 316 017) The team were contacted late on Tuesday afternoon by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) to an incident of a male having jumped into the water at Hodge Close Quarry in Tilberthwaite.

Holme Fell - Wikipedia

Hodge Close Quarry. The slopes of Holme Fell include the massive disused green slate quarry at Hodge Close, located at . The quarry closed just before the start of the Second World War. It has flooded chambers and tunnels which are used by cave divers for sport, but it is a dangerous location and several divers have died over the years, after ...

Hodge Close Quarry in Coniston, Cumbria. The remains of a ...

Hodge Close Quarry in Coniston, Cumbria. The remains of a crane submerged in a quarry approximately 152m deep. Other items include vans, cars and other machinery used when the slate quarry was active.

Hodge Close Quarry and Cathedral Cavern - Cumbria, England ...

Hodge Close Quarry and Cathedral Cavern is a 4.7 kilometer loop trail located near Coniston, Cumbria, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Walks in the Lake District - Holme Fell, Cathedral Cave ...

Great Hole, Hodge Close Quarry. As I mentioned at the start of this report I found the premise of this walk in Cumbria magazine and now John and I approached the first of two significant features described in the magazine. Soon we came to the 'Great Hole' in Hodge Close Quarry. The great hole is a massive excavation of light green coloured ...

Hodge close - finstrokes.com

Alternative Names: None, A disused slate quarry situated in the Tilberthwaite Valley, near Coniston, Hodge Close is one of many such slate workings in the Tilberthwaite area. The mine was worked from the 19th century to the early 1960s and is now a site much favoured by divers. Type of Dive: Hodge close is a famous quarry and cave dive.

Hodge Close Cottages - Home | Facebook

Hodge Close Cottages, Coniston, Cumbria. 312 likes · 2 talking about this · 123 were here. Secluded holiday cottage in the heart of the Lake District...

Hodge Close walk | National Trust

Go through the gateway beside the house and back onto the tarmac road, passing an entrance down into Hodge Close quarry on your left. Hodge Close Quarry is a dramatic example of man's influence upon the appearance of a landscape, featuring a huge cavern with a water filled bottom which dominates the landscape, along with large spoil piles from the slate mining.

Barrow man found dead after Coniston quarry jump - BBC News

Jul 11, 2018· The body of a man has been found in a disused Lake District quarry. The 30-year-old man, from Barrow, was spotted jumping "from height" into the water at Hodge Close Quarry, Coniston, Cumbria ...

Holme Fell from Hodge Close • Walking the Cumbrian Mountains

The higher fells were predicted as having high winds so we decided on a short walk up Holme Fell. It's an easy ascent and has good views out to the surrounding snowy fells. We would extend the walk by descending into Hodge Close Quarry. Looking down into Hodge Close Quarry. We would be descending into its depths at the end of our walk.

Cathedral Quarry (Cathedral Cave) - Visit Cumbria

Cathedral Quarry (Cathedral Cave) : Little Langdale . The Cathedral quarries are a small network of inter-linked quarries above Little Langdale. The system is best known for its main chamber, which still stands forty feet in height, and is lit by two windows off the main quarry. They are frequently referred to as Cathedral "Cave".

Hodge Close Quarry - Visit Cumbria

Hodge Close Quarry is a massive excavation of light green coloured slate, sheer-sided and unfenced, with an original worked depth from ground level of about 100m (300 feet). The 150 feet deep face is a favourite with abseilers, while the 150 feet deep flooded workings which extend below the surface are popular with divers.

Tilberthwaite, Hodge Close, Cathedral Cavern & Slater ...

Tilberthwaite, Hodge Close, Cathedral Cavern & Slater Bridge Inside Cathedral Cavern This Little Langdale walk is a long one for children, at just over five-miles that will be wearying for younger travellers. However, you will find plenty to motivate younger walkers here. There is a huge cave to explore, abandoned quarries with loose slate screes for building towers, trees to climb and more.

Hodge Close Quarry, underwater mine Chambers, July 2011 ...

Aug 06, 2011· Paul Fry and myself explore chambers 1 - 3 at Hodge Close Quarry, Cumbria. Sorry about the quality of footage inside the chambers, the GoPro needs more light. Total dive time was about 40 mins.

Holme Fell from Hodge Close • Walking the Cumbrian Mountains

Looking down into Hodge Close Quarry and the two tunnel openings where I will go at the end of the walk. I take the track up towards Holme Fell, going through a couple of gates and then when I reach the stone wall taking the track that goes up and to the left. This takes you to the first reservoir, with views to Ivy Crag on the left and Holme ...

Make no bones about it, this is Britain¿s scariest cave ...

Dec 07, 2011· The lake at Hodge Close slate quarry is only accessed by a series of underwater tunnels. Advertisement. Share or comment on this article: Make …

UKC Articles - DESTINATION GUIDE: Hodge Close Quarry - An ...

S ubject to your choice of spectacles, Hodge Close Quarry in the Lakes is either a pokey, chossy hole in the ground or a quirky treasure trove filled with esoteric gems. This venue surely joins a list of crags, which we might struggle to sell to any visiting internationals other than Caroline Ciavaldini. Yet the hallmark of British climbing is is that books shouldn't be judged by covers and ...

Cathedral Quarry & Hodge Close, Little Langdale – Family ...

Jan 14, 2018· Cathedral Quarry & Hodge Close, Little Langdale. Cathedral Quarry and Hodge Close are both family walks that we've enjoyed in the past. Today we decided to combine them into one 3 – 3.5 mile circular walk, that took in both caves in Little Langdale, in the south Lake District.

Healing | Holme Fell & Hodge Close Quarry | On Landscape

Dec 15, 2015· When Tim invited me to write about my latest project entitled "Healing – Holme Fell and Hodge Close Quarry" I felt a huge kick up the backside; metaphorically of course, I don't think Tim is a violent man! I'd been meaning to write about it for some time but making photographs comes more easily than writing words.

Hodge Close Trail (Coniston) - 2019 All You Need to Know ...

Aug 13, 2017· Hodge Close Quarry, WARNING VERY DEEP WATER. These are incredible caves known as Hodge close were left by the quarry industry. very deep, very damages always take care stay away from the edge. Do not go beyond the fence. .The drop to the water is as deep as the water is to...

Hodge Close Quarry & Caves, Coniston – Family Walks and ...

Apr 17, 2017· Hodge Close Quarry & Caves, Coniston. Hodge Close quarry and caves is certainly an adventure, for young and old alike! A couple of miles north of Coniston, you can park for free at GR 315017 on OS map OL7. Hodge Close offers some amazing views of its massive water filled cavern, from both the top and bottom.

Lake District Chat and Photography (LDC&P) Public Group ...

Lake District Chat and Photography (LDC&P) has 6,393 members. A very informal group, where you can post your photos of the Lake District, Cumbria, or...

Holiday Cottage Hodge Close Quarry The Lake District - Home

Welcome to The Old Forge, our holiday cottage located at the incredible Hodge Close, Coniston in The Lake District. The Old Forge is a secluded luxury cottage surrounded by glorious countryside between Little Langdale and Tilberthwaite in the South Lakes with views over Langdale Pikes and the Coniston Fells. Situated in a tranquil wooded valley […]

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Hodge Close Quarry | Cycle Route | Ambleside|Cumbria

From Ambleside head out on A593 toward Coniston, around 4 miles along this road you will see a small sign for Hodge close on the right, follow this small road until you emerge into Hodge close …

UKC Logbook - Hodge Close Quarry

Superb slate climbing, mainly Extremes - a mixture of trad and sport routes. Beware the runouts on some of the 'sport' routes! Best routes include First Night Nerves(E5), Stage Fright(E6),...

Hodge Close Quarry - Extreme Location Diving in the UK ...

Hodge Close Quarry – Extreme Diving. Hodge close quarry is known as an extreme diving location, not only is it at altitude (186mtr) but its notorious for the fatalities of divers and rock climbers who have gone there, inexperienced and end up losing their lives either in the tunnel system which starts at 23mtr, or through cold water shock and drowning.

Hodge Close Quarry | Cycle Route | Ambleside|Cumbria

From Ambleside head out on A593 toward Coniston, around 4 miles along this road you will see a small sign for Hodge close on the right, follow this small road until you emerge into Hodge close car park.