Welcome to the SMCC

Founded in March 1949, the Shepton Mallet Caving Club (SMCC) is an active caving club based in the Mendips, Somerset, UK, and has a membership of around 100. Our headquarters, the Mineries, is based in the village of Priddy, just outside Wells and not far from the cities of Bristol and Bath.

We can be contacted, either by the contact us link in the menu or by writing to us at the address below, in the meantime please feel free to explore our web pages, enjoy.

The Mineries, Wells Road, Priddy, Wells, Somerset. BA5 3AU.


New Member’s Weekend 2016

Over the weekend of 5th/6th November 2016, we are hosting an event for prospective new members, click here to see the 2016 flyer.

The weekend is open to anyone who wants to try caving and find out what makes the Shepton the best caving club on Mendip . So, it doesn’t matter whether you’re an experienced caver looking for a friendly local club, someone who’s coming back to the sport after a break, or just someone who’s up for an adventure, we’d love to meet you!

If you’d like to know more then please take a look at our FAQs page or click here to contact our Membership Secretary, Andy.

If you can’t make this weekend, then don’t worry…read on for more information about what we do and how to get in touch.