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Guided Tour, from 20 Aug 2019, £6

Force Crag Mine

Force Crag Mine

Discover what they did with a ‘grizzly’ at Force Crag Mine


Discover what they did with a ‘grizzly’, what is a Jaw Crusher and could you have carried the explosives box? Find out more quirky facts at this fascinating secret located in the stunning Coledale Valley, near Keswick. Join a guided tour of the processing mill and discover the story of the last mineral mine to be worked in the Lake District. Book ahead if you would like a lift to site with us, or make your own way to the mine on foot or by bike.

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Tue 20 Aug 2019 10:30 to 15:00
Sun 22 Sep 2019 10:30 to 15:00


All tickets £6 cash only please




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Map reference: NY 266234  Lat: 54.60041 Long: -3.13767

Take jct 40 from the M6 onto the A66 from Penrith to Keswick.

Accessible by Public Transport: 18 miles from Penrith station