Mine Exploration

To be able to walk the track taken by the miners of old, to explore the hidden gems beneith our feet and experience the skill and workmanship demonstrated by these men, is indeed a privilidge.

Imagine the opportunity to safely step back in time, to take a journey back into our industrial heritage. In comparison to caving, this is what mining is all about. An opportunity to find out about these remote communities seeking out “Black Gold” or Galena/Lead Ore.

Many of our now “National Parks” and “Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty” have a huge mineral wealth beneath the landscape that has allowed them to be recognised as National Parks. The life that was once worked below them is often now forgotten or far from reach. But by utilising our skills, knowledge and equipment, that adventure is closer than you realise.

Our Instructors all hold the highest level of qualification and have, dare I say it, decades of experience behind them. Many now train young and aspirant instructors to donate job we do and love.

Previous experience: None
Duration: 1/2 day or full day, on a full day this may mean two separate trips underground
Min Ratio: 1 instructor to 1
Max Ratio: 1 instructor to 8
Equipment provided: All technical clothing and equipment can be supplied
Fitness level: Low to Moderate
Cost: Dependant on size of group