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 +Further to the decision by Longleat to close the show caves and suspend their operations in Cheddar, they have notified CSCC that with immediate effect caver access to all caves on Longleat property which includes the whole south side of the Gorge, is no longer available. This includes all caves and digs, and affects sites such as Reservoir Hole, Spider Hole, Goughs Cave, Long Hole, Great Oones etc.
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 +Longleat are not adverse to reinstating caver access subject to an access agreement with CSCC. Negotiations to formalise an access procedure were started at the request of Longleat a few years ago but were never concluded.
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 +Discussions have recommenced and both parties are hopeful of a favourable and positive outcome, however in the meantime all the caves are closed.
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 +Longleat will be keeping a presence in the Gorge for maintenance purposes, but this is all. Approaches should not be made to Longleat or any of their representatives as permission to visit any of the caves will be denied.
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 +[[canda@cscc.org.uk|Graham Price]]\\
 +Conservation & Access Officer\\
 +11th Oct 2020
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-For the latest on how coronavirus is affecting access see [[:access:​access_news|Access ​News]].+As far as CSCC is aware, all caves closed as a result of the coronavirus ​lockdown are now open. 
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 +Restrictions may apply to some caves whilst the virus is still prevalent in the community and it is important to respect the wishes of landowners in this regard. 
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 +Access requirements for specific sites can be found in the [[https://access-guide.cscc.org.uk|Access ​Guide]].
  
-  * St Cuthbert'​s reopens on 9th June. +If anyone is aware of any updatesplease notify me.
-  * Charterhouse Caves reopen on 13th June. +
-  * Fairy Cave Quarry Caves reopen on 13th June. +
-  * EastwaterNorth Hill reopen 1st Aug. +
-  * Tyning'​s Barrow closed 1st Aug.+
  
-Please follow the link to read the updated access conditions.+[[canda@cscc.org.uk|Graham Price]]\\ 
 +Conservation & Access Officer\\ 
 +25th Oct 2020
  
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