Geocaching is an outdoor sport or activity in which geocachers use a GPS receiver to find a "treasure" hidden by other participants. Caches are secured in watertight containers, containing inexpensive trading items and a logbook in which they record their discovery of the cache. The coordinates of the cache locations are stored in online databases such as Opencache.uk, along with the descriptions and instructions necessary to find them.
Opencache.uk was initially set up by Paul Hutchinson, but he has now retired and we are in the process of a major restructuring using the latest Opencaching web site code. The current organisers of Opencache UK are extremely grateful to the Polish and Romanian geocaching community for their indispensable assistance in getting it running. Further details will be available when the process is complete.
Links to other pages
Caching Guidelines for both Hiders and Seekers
Cache Types - A page with details of cache types.
Cache Parameters - A page with details of the various parameters and terms used on cache listings.
Cache Attributes - Cache attributes that can be set on the cache listing page.
Cache Log Passwords - A page explaining log passwords.
Cache Ratings - The integrated cache rating system used on Opencache.uk.
Cache Notes - A page explaining cache notes.
GAGB Landowner Agreement Database (GLAD) - It is strongly suggested you adhere to the agreements here.
Downloads - Assorted caching related files for download from this site.
GeoKrety - About these trackable items.
Google Earth Overlay - An overlay to the Google Earth program.
Dead-Drop Caches - A new type of cache.
Caches with wiki pages - Cache listing pages have a link to a wiki page. This page lists active pages.