BOOKS, GUIDES AND PUBLICATIONS
Descent Magazine

Descent Magazine

Editor:  Chris Howes

The news magazine for underground exploration in the United Kingdom and the rest of the world.  Articles for Descent are submitted by many people from the caving world.  Even I had an article and photographs published!

www.wildplaces.co.uk
Northern Caves

Northern Caves

Paul Swire and Sam Allshorn

Superbly illustrated with surface maps, cave surveys and photographs, "Northern Caves - The Three Counties System and the North-West" is the must-have guide for every caver's bookshelf.  Further volumes are anticipated.

https://northerncaves.co.uk

Caves of the Peak District

Caves of the Peak District

David W. Gill and John S. Beck

1991 publication which updated the previous one which was titled "The Caves of Derbyshire" which also covered parts of Staffordshire and Cheshire.  
Mines of Alston Moor

Mines of Alston Moor

R.A. Fairburn

Book by the Northern Mine Research Society and is currently out of print,
"The Mines of Alston Moor" concentrates more on the history of mining
around Alston and Nenthead rather than the contempory exploration side.
Caves of Northumberland

The Caves of Northumberland

Chris Scaife

Well worth a mention here is this guide to Northumberland's caves which includes part of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Most of these caves can be visited without the need for specialist equipment.

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