11 Nov 2012 - Ralph Wills Caving Diary 1921-1925 added to the log books archive.
4 Jul 2012 - Earth Colours is now on sale.
16 Mar 2012 - 28 volumes of Wessex Cave Club log books uploaded to the archive.
18 Sep 2011 - The first 10 volumes of Willie Stanton's Log Books covering years 1943-64 now available in the archive.
15 Sep 2011 - List of films that can be viewed at Wells & Mendip Museum added to film page.
The information collated by the MCRA relates primarily to caves and mines in the area of Bristol, Somerset, Bath and Wiltshire.
This website provides access to electronic versions of the Cave Registry, the Bibliography and a growing collection of material in the Archive including photographs, films and logbooks.
The Registry aims to systematically collect, record and publish of information relating to the caves and stone mines of Bristol, Somerset and Wiltshire. The register currently contains well over 2,000 entries comprising individual sites and alternative names for known sites.
Search the full registry online using the MCRA Registry Search.
The Mendip Cave Bibliography provides a list of references relating to each cave or cave related topic that have been printed in caving publications or newspapers. This on-line edition includes 30,949 entries from 883 AD to 2012 AD.
New: Search the full bibliography online with the Mendip Cave Bibliography Search
Scans of cave surveys collected through the old Mendip Survey Scheme are now available online. Cave Surveys.
View selected Log Books in the MCRA logbooks gallery. Includes the complete set of Tony 'JRat' Jarratt's Caving Logs!
A list of books that the MCRA has for sale. For Sale
The history of the Mendip Cave Registry and Archive. History
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