Tyning's Barrow Swallet

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Tyning's Barrow Swallet
Location Cheddar
Depth 132 m (433 ft)
Length 1.29 km (4,200 ft)
Geology Limestone
Access locked
Cave survey

Tyning's Barrow Swallet (grid reference ST47135638) is a cave between Charterhouse and Shipham in the limestone of the Mendip Hills, in Somerset, England. The cave is close to GB Cave and also to Charterhouse Cave, the deepest cave in the region.

Tyning's Barrow Swallet is 1.29 km (4,200 ft) in length and reaches a depth of 132 m (433 ft).[1]


The entrance is kept locked, and the key is available from the nearby farmhouse on payment of small goodwill fee.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Tyning's Barrows Swallet". Mendip Cave Registry & Archive. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  2. ^ "Tyning's Barrow Swallet". Bracknell Caving Club. 

Coordinates: 51°18′15″N 2°45′35″W / 51.304117°N 2.759725°W / 51.304117; -2.759725