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Interesting visit

So much of the mine is still standing, so it makes it easier to imagine how life must have been all... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
lynne j
Dartford, United Kingdom
Evening explore

The mines themselves aren't often open, me and my partner explored this in the evening as it's... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Abi G
Luton, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
A488, Snailbeach, England
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

A lot of work has gone into preserving and restoring the mine here, the volunteers are very passionate about it. There is a small museum with a DVD presentation, and for £2 there is a trip into the mine itself which is good fun and...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018

So much of the mine is still standing, so it makes it easier to imagine how life must have been all those years ago. Plenty of information boards. Only a short walk from parking spot. We went on to do The Stiperstones walk.

Thank lynne j
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Have now done both the short and long tour of the mines,head gear and torches provided,advisable to wear Wellington boots as its a bit muddy and some ankle deep puddles on the long tour,guides were a knowledge of information.Mainly opens on a Sunday and some...More

1  Thank BlazinWorcestershire
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk around the old mine workings, nothing open or guides but enough information from the boards and leaflet. Some paths overgrown and not obvious signs of which way to go at times. As the attraction is free shouldn't complain, cost is only a donation...More

Thank Marion P
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to have a full guided tour of the site. Thanks to our guides Steve and Kelvin. The mines are a must see, although, if you have a bad back, avoid. Lots of bending down in low areas. Hard hats and lamps are...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

The mines themselves aren't often open, me and my partner explored this in the evening as it's daylight levels are open 24/7. Good information boards and free. Can't imagine this gets busy often.

1  Thank Abi G
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful to see our heritage so we'll kept, loads of information on each part of the mine and in such a beautiful setting. It's free to wander around, I did notice on the mine shaft that trips into the mine can be arranged so imagine...More

Thank 878nickyc
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This site is worth a visit by anyone who is interested in industrial archeaology. Easy parking, safe walking, good information boards, and then there are spectacular views across the countryside.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Snailbeach Mines guided tours are a great few hours experience. The location is relatively easy to find, but visitors should be aware that there is a steepish walk from the car park in Snailbeach up to the mine itself. The mines are open for guided...More

1  Thank 865nicki
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We have been mountain biking and came across this old mine, was very interesting and we walked right round it , a lot of the old stuff is still there. worth a look if your local.

Thank soooperman1973
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Massive industrial site & heritage is preserved here in the seemingly peaceful backwater of Shropshire. Incredible to think 10% of UK lead was mined here for 100 years & employed over 500 people, many from Wales & Cornwall, who brought their culture & heritage to...More

Thank David W
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