Date/Time
Date(s) - 15/09/2019
10:30 am - 5:00 pm


Location
Alston


Category(ies)
General


Nenthead Mine Tours

Take a fascinating guided tour down the old lead and zinc mine at Nenthead Mines near Alston.
 
image of visitors at a nenthead mine tour event in cumbria

You can take an underground tour of Carrs Mine, see our displays of minerals, mining equipment and historic photographs, and visit the 100 metre deep Brewery Shaft – where you can stand on top of the shaft.
 
There are also interesting small museum and mineral displays and walks around the mine site.
 
For the guided underground tour, you will be provided with a helmet and lamp. It will be cool underground, around 8 degrees C, so bring something warm to wear. Please wear sturdy footwear.
 
Children are welcome but we cannot take “babes in arms” underground.
 
Tea, coffee and homemade cakes will be available to buy
 
Location: Nenthead Mines, Nenthead, Alston, CA9 3NR
 
Price: a donation of at least £5 per person
 
Tour times: Tours start at 10.30 | 11.30 | 13.00 | 14.00 | 15.00
 
Duration: mine tours last about 90 minutes
 
More information: www.nentheadmines.com
 
Booking: via the website. By phone on 07494 497868. By email admin@nentheadmines.com
 

  
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