Open day at Ram Hill Colliery

May 03 2017

VISITORS are invited to see the remains of historic Ram Hill Colliery during an open day on Monday, May 29.

 

VISITORS are invited to see the remains of historic Ram Hill Colliery during an open day on Monday, May 29.

The event runs from 10.30am-4pm and will give people the chance to learn about the workings of the 19th century mine site in Coalpit Heath.

Features include remains of the mine shaft, horse-gin, bunkers and Dramway. Families will also be able to walk through a woodland area.

The colliery is sited across from 1 Railway Cottages, Broad Lane, and the Friends of Ram Hill Colliery will offer guided walks.

Sensible footwear should be worn and dogs and children have to be supervised.