Weather links

Weather links for our main operating areas.

Generic links

XC Weather – This is proving to be our most regularly used source currently.

Mountain Weather Information Service – Key weather forecasts for the mountain areas and national parks of the UK.

Met Office SMART PHONE Weather forecast – A useful tool for when working off your Tablet or Smart Phone.

Met Office rainfall radar – actual, past, and predicted

Cave Diving Group – Water readings for main caving regions


Lake District Fell Tops winter conditions good detail for the fells during winter conditions provided by on the foot assessors. General forecast for rest of the year.

Lake District forecast from the met Office

Cumbria County Council road road cameras allowing you to see on the ground conditions aroundCumbria

Kirkstone pass road conditions 


XC Weather link for Ingleborough, Yorkshire Dales – Ideal for the Yorkshire 3 Peaks forecast

Metcheck, Whernside, Yorkshire Dales. Ideal forecast for the 3 Peaks area of the Dales.

Ingleborough Webcam

Automatic weather station for Ribblehead and other areas of Yorkshire

Webcam on the River Ribble run by the Craven Potholing Club in Horton in Ribblesdale, Perfect for an accurate visual on river conditions in the Ribble Valley

Environment Agency river readings for the River Ribble at Settle Weir

Environment Agency river readings for Ingleton and Clapham at Bentham Bridge

Scarhouse Reservoir, weather station. Ideal forecast for Nidderdale, with Goydens and Manchester Hole just down the road, don’t forget to check reservoir levels before caving as well…

Northern Pennines

Web cam at the top of Hartside Pass, beside the cafe not always active, but gives a good indication on road conditions when approaching from the West, M6, Penrith and the Lake District.

Web cam on the A689 for the approach to Killhope and Nent Head from the North East and County Durham

XC Weather link for Alston and Nent Head, Northern Pennines – Ideal for the Northern Pennines and mining at Nent Head, watch out for ice and snow!

Metcheck, Cross Fell, Nent Head/Alston, Northern Pennines. Ideal for Nent Head mines especially in winter, don’t get caught by the snow.

Derbyshire Peak District

XC Weather link for Kinder Scout, Derbyshire. – Ideal for the Dark Peak forecast

Metcheck, Kinder Scout, Hope valley, Peak district. Ideal for caving around the Castleton area and run off from Rushup Edge.

Buxton weather, Derbyshire