The club publishes a regular professionally printed newsletter containing a round up of members’ caving trip reports, news, reviews, photos and more. This is currently being produced quarterly and is sent to club members as well as UK and international caving clubs in a publication exchange scheme.

All newsletter issues from year 2000 onwards are available on this website as PDF files, and can be downloaded by volume and issue number using the Newsletter Archive page.

Latest Issue

Volume 65 Nos. 10-12, October-December 2023

Cover: Rachel Smith in Tham Nam Hoo, Thailand. Photo by Martyn Farr.
  • Eglwys Faen Clean-Up - The clean up of Eglwys Faen Main Chamber which took place on the CSS Curry Weekend.
  • Rainy Day Caving at Whitewalls - A caving trip in Pen Eryr, digging trip in Ogof Gwaliau Gwynion and the prospects of a Daren Cilau connection.
  • The Tinkle Chambers, Ogof Gwaliau Gwynion - Photographs from the discovery of the Tinkle Chambers in OGG, in October 1990.
  • Aquatic Adventures in Carlswark Cavern - A wetter than usual trip to Carlswark Cavern on a day of mass flooding in Derbyshire.
  • Oxlow - Maskhill Exchange Trip - A sporting day’s caving in the Derbyshire classic that is the Oxlow Cavern - Maskhill Mine exchange.
  • Water Icicle Close Cavern - The third day’s caving on the CSS Derbyshire meet visited this interesting mix of mine and natural cave, including the locked extensions.
  • CSS Meets 2024 - Details of upcoming club meets Jan-March 2024.
  • Eglwys Faen - Part 1 - A dig prospecting and photography trip to Eglwys Faen.
  • Midnight Passage Dig Update - Agen Allwedd - Further progress updates on the digging activities in Spider Chamber (Midnight Passage).
  • Tales from Thailand - A journey through some of the spectacular caves of north-west Thailand explored and photographed during a three week holiday with a difference.
  • New Library Acquisitions - Recent new additions to the Whitewalls library.
  • Pen Park Hole - Trip report from this highly interesting cave beneath Southmead in Bristol.
  • Grebe Swallet - A trip to this unusual Mendip cave and historic mine.
  • A Day Digging in Portland‘s Grove Cliff Caves - A new Portland through-trip possibility. If a cave already has six entrances, why not dig another?
  • Joe’s Corner - More informative caving-based snippets from the CSS Chairman.
  • Index to Volume 65 - Index to the contents of all four CSS Newsletter issues for 2023.
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Previous issues of the CSS Newsletter are available in the archive