Category Archives: Mine

Mine Maintenance

Unfortunately the mine is going to be closed for a further weekend while we finish the maintenance that we started last week. We are retro-fitting a new starter to our ventilation fan as the old starter had become unserviceable, and it’s a fairly major job. We’d been monitoring the starter’s condition for a while and […]

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Mine Tours Sat 24th March

Due to a large booking, mine tours will be limited on Saturday 24th. We plan to run public tours at 12:00pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm. Sorry for any inconvenience, we’ll be back to normal on Sunday!

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New Galleries – AVLR opening and No 7 Entrance

As promised, we’ve added a gallery of pictures from the opening weekend of the Apedale Valley Light Railway. As an additional bonus we also have a series of pictures of progress on No. 7 Drift. Both Galleries can be found on our Features page.

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New Underground Gallery

Earlier this year, we opened a new gallery in our mine, aimed at education and training. The gallery has been created off the workings used for our tours. It’s driven down 10 metres at a steep 1 in 2 gradient, so it’s definitely not for the feint of heart. A promising start has been made […]

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As Seen On TV

If you’ve been following the new series of the Survivors on the BBC you may have noticed that there was something familiar about the mine that the latest episodes have been set in. Yep, it’s Apedale! The film crews and actors took over our facilities for a week in the summer to film underground and […]

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