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Stromness, Orkney
Leave the outside world and take an atmospheric guided tour underground where you will witness a monumental chambered tomb and passage grave over 5,000 years old. You will also see 12th century car...
Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire
These amazing mines are nestled in the heart of a magnificent 2,500-acre estate overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley. Put on a miner’s lamp and try your hand at gold panning at these unique gold ...
Exeter, Devon
Take an unusual tour through catacombs built within St Bartholomew’s Cemetery in 1835-37, and the first to be built in Egyptian style in Britain. The Red Coats offer free tours three times a week b...
Brighton, Sussex
Take an unusual one-hour tour through 366 metres of sewers and learn how the Victorians built the tunnels and structures underground. The tour starts at Palace Pier under the arches and you will se...
Kewsick, Cumbria
Take a full-guided tour down into the depths of England’s last remaining working slate mine. With helmets and head torches provided, you will feel safe as you enter a whole new world. Learn about t...
Helston, Cornwall
Discover Godolphin, rich in archaeology and wildlife. Travel back in time as you wander around the 16th-century garden, one of the most important historic gardens in Europe. Explore the wider estat...
Telford, Shropshire
Amongst the more curious tourist attractions is the Tar Tunnel, near Ironbridge, Shropshire where miners digging in 1787 struck a spring of natural bitumen, a black treacle-like substance. It was t...
Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Enter an ancient underground in the heart of the Peak District National Park and discover how miners worked in the 1750s. A friendly and informative guide will explain how miners used hand tools to...
Knaresborough, Yorkshire
Visit England’s oldest visitor attraction! Millions of visitors from all over the world have been enchanted by the Park’s natural beauty, mesmerised by the Petrifying Well and enthralle...
Clapham, Lancaster
Ingleborough Cave, first entered and made accessible in 1837, is the premier show cave in the Yorkshire Dales. In 2012, it celebrated 175 years of entrancing visitors with an awe inspiring range of...
Ingleton, Carnforth
Visit the longest cave tour in Britain where you’ll discover loads of beautiful formations. With areas known as the Devil’s Tongue, the Carrots and the Witch’s Finger, your guided tour will uncover...
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Have an adventure in the Slate Caverns of Northern Wales where you can venture on an underground tour of Llechwedd Caverns. You can also enjoy a ride on the miner’s tramway and take a visit to the ...
Wakefield, Yorkshire
The National Coal Mining Museum for England provides a great day out with a unique opportunity to travel 140 metres underground down one of Britain’s oldest working mines. Situated in a rural...
Machynlleth, Powys
Grab this rare opportunity to venture into the abandoned and forgotten world of the slate miner. Feel the dark, damp mine’s history come alive as the expert guide shares its stories. An authentic a...
Gwynedd, North Wales
Visit one of Europe’s largest man-made caverns deep in the heart of the Elidir Mountain in the Snowdonia Mountain Range. Learn how electricity is generated with hydro-electric power and witness art...
Machnynlleth, Powys
Winner of Best Attraction in Mid Wales 2018 in the National Tourism Awards. Sail through the magical veil of an underground waterfall into a mythical world filled with dragons, giants, fierce battl...
Coleford, Gloucestershire
Located in the Royal Forest of Dean you’ll find caves dating back 4,500 years when Neolithic miners dug for ochre pigments. Iron ore was mined here until 1945, but ochre mining to make artists pigm...
Redruth, Cornwall
Nestled in the heart of the Cornish mining country, East Pool Mines is a great educational day out for all the family. Witness two great beam engines that have been preserved in engine houses and d...
Matlock Bath, Derbyshire
Visit this wonderful mine that has been worked since 1922 for fluorite and lead ore. Learn about various mining methods used and discover a network of tunnels that exist under your feet. You will b...
Castleton, Derbyshire
Blue John is Britain’s rarest mineral, first discovered at Castleton by the Romans almost 2000 years ago. They are the world’s only known deposits of this extremely rare and beautiful s...
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