BSO Wet and Wild Underground


Discover some of the mysteries that lie beneath the Peak District. Wet and Wild Underground is an exciting half-day subterranean trip which will involve walking, crawling and squeezing through one of the popular cave systems in Derbyshire. The exact cave system to be used will be chosen on the day according to weather conditions. If you have ever wondered what lays beneath your feet this is your chance to find out!

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What to Expect:

This course will provide a great introduction to one of the easier technical cave systems in the Peak District. No previous caving experience is necessary and basic caving equipment will be provided, however you should be prepared to get wet and dirty!
This is a great course to be used as a stepping stone to some of the more advanced caving courses.

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What to Bring:

Your instructor will provide you with a caving suit, helmet, torch and boots.
- Dress warmly, it gets chilly underground!
- Wear long sleeves and trousers
- Bring a jumper
- Any personal medication
- Leave valuables at home

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Essential Information:

Minimun Age: 12
Course Provider: Thornbridge Outdoors
Student / Instructor Ratio: 10:1
Start/Finish: Thornbridge Outdoors
Transport: Return minibus transfers from Thornbridge Outdoors included
Meeting Times & Logistics:
Please meet at the School of Adventure Meeting Point at least 15 minutes before the course starting time to find your guide, prep your equipment and ensure a timely departure. Any delay in departure will shorten the group’s experience so latecomers will be left behind.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you require more information about the course or the Big Shakeout Festival, please get in touch.

Can I book a School of Adventure activity without a weekend pass?

No. You must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket to participate in any School of Adventure Activities. Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket will be cancelled and refunded.

What about Covid?

The Big Shakeout Festival and all courses will operate in line with the latest government restrictions. If the festival or a course cannot be run due to Covid restrictions, full refunds will be issued.

Will School of Adventure courses still go on if the weather is bad?

We will do everything we can to make sure your chosen activity goes ahead, however in some circumstances a course may have to be cancelled due to weather or lack of numbers. In these cases we will either offer you a place on an alternative activity or refund.

Will I receive a ticket for this course?

You will receive an email confirmation with an order reference number upon completing your order. Your order number is your unique reference number, bring it along with you and present it at along with your name at the School of Adventure Meeting Point.