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Priest Hole Cave Camp

  • Location Lake District
  • Price from £180.00
  • Camping
  • Microadventure
  • Bucket list


Get me all to yourself! YOU choose the date. Preferably a weekday, to make sure the cave is vacant. YOU choose the date! Experience the freedom and adventure of camping in a cave in the beautiful Lake District. We'll be walking up Dovedale and bivvying inside the cave. It's an absolutely amazing experience and the view the following morning is out of this world. Not only will you be taken out into the wild, cook your supper and get a comfortable night's sleep, I'll prep you first in all the training you need to do so. I have kit you can use but you will be taught which kit you'll need. You will be provided with supper but you'll be cooking it! I'll also provide breakfast for you to prepare and snacks. We won't be taking water with us, that we will find and treat in the wild. Bring another person and only pay and extra £50! ----------------------------------------------------------------- Grade - Mentally Challenging Ascent - 600m (2000ft) ish Distance - 7km (4 miles) ish Time - 16 hours

Day 1

We'll hike up Dovedale taking in the magnificence of the valley, up to the cave and set up camp. We'll cook our supper and bivvy the night in a hole, on the side of a cliff!

Day 2

The views from the cave are breath taking so when you wake you'll get this amazing feeling you'll remember forever. We'll relax for a while and make breakfast then take a nice walk back down the valley to Brothers Water.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


Not-provided Accommodation

A cave!

    What's included

  • Transportation Can pick up from Windermere if required.
  • Food Supper, breakfast, fruit and snacks.
  • Drink Water will be provided by Mother Nature.
  • Equipment Bivvy and stove can be provided, you will need a good sleeping bag.

    What you'll need

  • Other You will need a good sleeping bag, warm clothes, waterproofs and personal items.


Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.


Lake District


Wildfire Expeditions

Wildfire Expeditions

Wildfire Expeditions is the experience provider for Priest Hole Cave Camp