Map with: Google Map, or OS Explorer Map from Streetmap.co.uk

Other Sites Within 500m

CCE 1a  CCE 2  Culzean Castle Stables Cave (east)  Culzean Castle Stables Cave (west)  CCE 4a  Culzean Castle [Overview]  CCE 4  CCE 5  Culzean Castle Cave (east)  Culzean Castle Cave (west)  CCE 7  CCE 7a  CCE 8  Seagganwell Cave 

 Go to the Main Scottish Cave and Mine Database Search Page

CCE 1

Culzean Castle Estate, Ayrshire.

NGR:NS 23400 10366
WGS84:55.35547, -4.78727
Length:10 m
Vert. Range:6 m
Altitude:2 m
Geology:Not recorded
Tags:Cave, SeaCave
Registry:main

Sea Cave. Large triangular entrance 6 m. high, 8 m wide, on the shore below a corner turret behind the Old Stables at the top of a 30 m cliff. Reduces quickly to 2.5 m high and narrows to 1.5 m wide with past wave action forming pseudo-vadose passage. Visible length approximately 6-8 m. Stooping crawl under perched boulder leads to 2 m more passage with cobbled floorrsing as passage narrows to become too tight.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Notes: Probably possible to access this cave along the rocky shore from the east even at high tide except in extreme weather condition but large boulders may cause some problems. Easier at low tide when possible to skirt the rocks and aproach from the foreshore to the north.

Small cleft in cliff to north (NS 23411 10366) behind heavy vegetation investigated 2019. No enterable passage.

Links and Resources:

This entry was last updated: 2019-11-26 17:03:45

Errors or omissions in this information? Submit corrections/additions/comments for this entry to the registrars.

All database content Copyright 2022 Grampian Speleological Group.
Web Registry software by Matt Voysey.