The caverns at Stump Cross are located beneath Greenhow hill

The caverns at Stump Cross are located beneath Greenhow hill

The caverns at Stump Cross are located beneath Greenhow hill, 1,275 feet (389 m) above sea level. Their name was taken from Stump Cross, which in ancient times marked the limit of Knaresborough Forest. The area above the caves consists largely of moorland, the nearest towns being Pateley Bridge and Grassington.