(Those marked with an '*' are based outside of Wales,
but take a strong interest in Welsh mines)
Aberystwyth University Caving Club
- They explore local mines too !
(Check out their
and copies of their Annual(-ish) Journal -
. Volumes 7 thro' 14 contain visit reports to metal, lead & stone mines.)
AditNow - mine exploration and mining history
- Mine exploration web site and discussion forum.
(Includes a searchable worldwide database of mines and quarries and tens of thousands of photographs and documents.)
Brynmawr Caving Club
Cambrian Mines Trust
- Ensuring mining heritage is conserved, and access is maintained to specific mine sites in Wales.
Cwmbran Caving Club
(Their web-site is currently down, pending rework. Mar. 2019)
Early Mines Research Group
Gagendor Caving Club
(No relation to Gryffindor, but with a focus on those earning a living from caving & the outdoors.)
Great Orme Exploration Society
Grosvenor Caving Club
(This Club is currently operating without a comprehensive web-site, but can be contacted using the above link.)
Gwent Caving Club
(Formed in 2015, and connected with the relatively new 'CavefestUK' event.)
North Wales Caving Club
Parys Mountain Underground Group
Plymouth Mineral and Mining Club
Shropshire Caving and Mining Club
South Wales Caving Club
South West Wales Industrial Archaeology Society
(This Society is currently operating without a web-site. Mar. 2019)
United Cavers Exploration Team - Based in North Wales.
Wealden Cave and Mine Society
* (Check out their on-line Newsletters.)
Welsh Coal Mines Forum
Welsh Mines Access Group
Welsh Mines Preservation Trust
Welsh Mines Society
Details of events and Newsletters to download.
If you're aware of other mining or caving societies which have a strong interest in Welsh mines & quarries,
please let me know using the form below and I'll add them to the list - many thanks.
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