Deep in the West Lancashire countryside there is a hidden cave, so secret that few will ever see it in person.
The Dragon’s Eye cave, in Upholland, is closely guarded by local residents and you can only get to it through a ‘window in the floor’.
Its whereabouts are a secret only known to a few urban explorers who have shared the exact co-ordination points between themselves - and the residents who keep a watchful eye over the area.
At the centre of the cave, which is thought to be formed from an old mine shaft, is the breathtaking ‘dragon’s eye’.
Formed by a pattern in the rock, the eye appears spherical when the light catches it in a certain way, resembling something you’d expect to find in a J.R.R Tolkien novel.
One Urban Explorer from Merseyside visited the cave last year, only to find that the eye itself was not too easy to come by.
“We almost missed it,” said the explorer, who wished to remain anonymous. “It’s believed to be where the roof has collapsed.