Thors Cave, Staffordshire

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“Thor’s Cave (also known as Thor’s House Cavern and Thyrsis’s Cave) is a natural cavern located at SK09865496 in the Manifold Valley of the White Peak in Staffordshire, England. It is classified as a Karst cave. Located in a steep limestone crag, the cave entrance, a symmetrical arch 7.5 metres wide and 10 metres high, is prominently visible from the valley bottom, around 80 metres (260 feet) below. Reached by an easy stepped path from the Manifold Way, the cave is a popular tourist spot, with views over the Manifold Valley. The second entrance is known as the “West Window”, below which is a second cave, Thor’s Fissure Cavern.

Thor’s Cave was served by a railway station on the Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway from 1904 to 1934; the disused line now forms the Manifold Way.”

Visited: May 2019
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To see an higher resolution photo from this visit, head over to my Flickr:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/125075228@N03/albums/72157709202762896

 

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