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Thai Cave Rescue Account

Over the summer the world was gripped by a drama unfolding in the caves of Thailand, when a group of twelve children from the Wild Boards football team were trapped underground by rising floodwaters.  They were exploring the Tham Luang cave complex in the Chang Rai district of northern Thailand in the mountains bordering Myanmar […]

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We’re a “Little Treasure”!

On Friday we were awarded the “Little Treasures of Britain” award at the 22nd Group Travel Awards, One of our trustees, Les, was on hand to receive this awards from the editorial team of Group Travel Organiser magazine at the awards ceremony at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London.  the evening was attended by some of the big […]

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Morgans@Apedale

A few pictures from “Morgans@Apedale” last weekend, when we were visited by High Peak Centre of the Morgan Sports Car Club.

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Merry Christmas

We’d like to wish all of our customers, volunteers, members and friends a very Merry Christmas. We’re closing for a couple of days by will be open again on the 27th. Its been a successful year for us with many school visits, a mining gala and the introduction of our new extended tours. The Extended […]

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2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

We’ve won a 2017 certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor. A big thanks to everyone who’s reviewed us, maybe we can make the hat-trick in 2018!

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Mining Gala and the Co-op

A bit of a dual announcement today – firstly we are now one of the causes being supported by the Co-op’s Local Community Fund. The second part is that the specific project being funded is the 2017 Mining Gala! Yes, the mining gala returns, with music, exhibitors and much more. Co-op members can help by […]

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Winter Half Term 2017

It’s nearly half-term again and we’re going to be able to run mine tours on Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd February. The museum will be open as well, so its just the thing thing to keep the little cherubs occupied! The extended tour that we are running on the 18th is now fully […]

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Extended Tours

Some exciting news.. On February 18th we will be running extended mine tours to parts of the mine not previously open to the public.  This a bit more of a demanding tour so we have a lower age limit on 14 and you need to be reasonably fit, some parts are a bit steep.  Leave […]

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Wi-Fi

We are now able to offer Wi-Fi access in the Cafe are for customers. Using it is easy, just connect to the “ApedaleGuest” network and use the access key shown behind the counter. So no annoying signing up to anything.  The system is setup to be as secure as we can make it, so you […]

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Minnie Pit Rememberance 2017

We’ll be attending the annual Minnie Pit Remembrance Event this Sunday (8th) with our museum stand, and we’ll be sure to bring along some interesting artefacts. This year is the 99th Anniversary of the disaster. For more information… http://www.halmerendmethodists.org.uk/news/minnie-pit-disaster-remembrance-sunday.html  

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