Meet at Magpie Mine (sk174682 ngr) from 09.30 onwards during which time tea/coffee will be available.
We will have the use of mini buses for the day. Cars to be left at Magpie with security staff in attendance.
10.30 am Prompt - leave for High Rake site (sk165779) where Dr. John Barnatt will give a talk & tour.
12.30 Return to Magpie for buffet lunch & guided tours of the site.
14.00 The buses will take us to Winster (sk240605), an example of a typical mining village, around which Dr. Lynn Willies will lead a guided tour.
16.00 Return to Magpie for "cuppa"/chat before leaving.
Usual walking/weather gear required. There is the opportunity of an underground trip in Devonshire Cavern /Mine
lead by Dr. John Barnatt. (no more than 10 people using their own transport). Booking for this is based on a
"first come, first served basis". Participants need to bring their own underground kit,
helmet and lamps.
Click HERE to download a booking form