Robin Hood's Cave (Outseats)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 53.34879, -1.6346
Adm. div. Derbyshire
Vicinity c. 2.5 km NE of Hathersage
Type Natural feature
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record 1880
A.k.a. Robin Hoods Cave
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Robin Hood's Cave, Outseats.
Stanage Edge & Robin Hoods Cave (Backpacks and Bruises).

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2020-11-29. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.

Robin Hood's Cave is situated in Stanage Edge, c. 2.5 km north-east of Hathersage. It is nowadays much frequented by rock climbers and cave enthusiasts.

The earliest reference to this place-name known to IRHB occus on a 25" O.S. map of the area published in 1880, based on a survey carried out in 1879 (see Maps below).





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