Ecton Copper Mine Day Tour

Explore underground and overground on a fully guided tour of the copper mine in the Peak District that made a fortune for the Duke of Devonshire.

  • Booking essential

Explore underground and overground on a fully guided tour of the copper mine in the Peak District that made a fortune for the Duke of Devonshire.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £15.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01335350503
Suitability
Not suitable for children under 12
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Location details given at time of booking.
What to bring and wear
Warm outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear essential. There is a very steep walk involved to reach the engine house on the hill above the mine entrance. Please bring a picnic lunch.
Accessibility
Event not suitable for those with limited mobility, dogs or young children. Please note, much of the tour involves walking or standing, with limited opportunities to sit down.
Other
Not suitable for dogs. Sturdy outdoor footwear and clothing essential.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
15 August 2018 10:30 - 15:30 Sold out
8 September 2018 10:30 - 15:30 Available
19 September 2018 10:30 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
National Trust White Peak Office
Email
peakdistrict@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01335 350503

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Ecton Copper Mine Day Tour

Wed 15 Aug 2018
10:30-15:30
Explore underground and overground on a fully guided tour of the copper mine in the Peak District that made a fortune for the Duke of Devonshire.

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