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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
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
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
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
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
After calling in a few weeks ago and looking around the excellent historic site, seeing artifacts/mineral samples, I decided to take the longer underground trip.
This is such a beautiful setting, lovingly created into a museum and peaceful site to walk around, unlike the days...More
Given that our group of ten geology enthusiasts come from a mining area of the North East this was a no-brainer. The three hour tour was very interesting and the guides were brilliant. The state of preservation is exceptional thanks to the volunteers and the...More