Corris Mine Explorers

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Corris Mine Explorers
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Address: Corris Craft Centre
Corris
Machynlleth
Powys
Postcode: SY20 9RF
Age Group: 6-9, 10+, Teens, All Ages
Kids Activity: Indoors and Outdoors
Telephone: 01654 761244
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Delve around the secret underground world of a Welsh slate mine, with one of Wales' top Mine Explorers; abandoned and forgotten yet full of relics, stories & adventure.

Our 3 underground adventures take you into parts of the mine, hand-dug and worked by Victorian miners in 1836 and areas worked up until the 1970s when the mine was abandoned. As the door creaked shut for the very last time a virtual time capsule was left behind which you can now explore.

 After years of research, our top Mine Guide will share stories of mining life as you explore the underground with some climbing and scrambling if you wish (these parts of the trip are optional).

All of our trips run with a small group of explorers which means that we can largely tailor make them to suit your wishes, interests and abilities and those of the other members of your group. You'll discover old mining tools, machinery, drinking vessels, candles and cigarette packs discarded by the miners whilst stories of life in the mine spill out in such a way you can almost feel it creaking back to life.  100% authentic, adventurous and fun. 

Taster Trip (1 hour) – min. age 8. Mine Explorers Trip (2 hrs) – min. age 10. Half Day Mine Expedition (4 hrs) – min. age 13.
Opening Times for 2018: Open all year – advance booking essential.

Admission:
Taster Trip: Adult £13.50, Child £8.50
2 hour Mine Explorer Trip: £29 per person
Half Day Mine Expedition: £56 per person