This is a short list of interesting books about caves and geology of Britain.
Additional literature is mentioned at the respective sites.
- John Gunn (Editor) (1994):
Introduction to British Limestone Karst Environments,
BCRA Cave Studies Series No 5, ISBN: 0900265183
Available from: BCRA Sales, BCM BCRA, London WC1N 3XX
- Tony Oldham, Anne Oldham (1972):
A small booklet about the show caves of Britain, unfortunately it is sold out.
But maybe you are happy to find a used one.
But the easiest way to get it is showcaves.com:
Tony was so generous and allowed us to use his
descriptions in full length, so we added them on the related pages.
He also wrote updates and numerous descriptions for other caves all over the
- A.C. Waltham (Editor), M.J. Simms (Editor),
A. Farrant (Editor), M.S. Goldie (Editor) (1996):
Karst and Caves of Great Britain,
Kluwer Academic Publishers, ISBN: 0412788608
- Richard Fells, Tim Grevatt (Photographer) (1989):
Underground Britain, Caves - Caverns - Mines - Tunnels - Grottoes,
Bloomsbury Books, London, ISBN: 18547127X
This is the most complete and detailed book about subterranean sights, we know of.
Very interesting, but we are afraid, it is sold out.
Maybe you will find one in a second hand bookshop.
- Nick McCamley (200):
Secret Underground Cities,
Paperback, 284 pages, Pen & Sword Books / Leo Cooper, ISBN: 0850527333
website of the author
- Peter Toghill (1999):
The Geology of Britain,
Hardcover, 192 pages, Swan Hill Press, 1 November, 1999. ISBN: 1853108901
A general introduction into the geology of Britain.
A rather new book.