We are a group of friends that have been exploring abandoned
mines since the 1980's, predominately in the small village of Nenthead in
Cumbria on Alston moor. We are a society and members of
NAMHO. This web site is all
about our exploration, including some basic history of the mines. To see the
mines that we have been to and our trip index, see Mines /
Mine exploration is dangerous and you should only
attempt it with a club or an experienced group if you have not done it before
or are a novice. See Links for details of clubs and
organisations that you can contact. Please Read the
If you are a mine explorer feel free to
contact us for information. We will be glad to help
if we can and to place any links to relevant web sites. All the information on
this web site is a result of reading, surfing, talking, doing and
Holman Test Mine -
12/08/19, a on site stay and trip down the test mine with
Mine, Middlecleugh North Vein - 18/05/19, backfill
Mine, A first time trip for Lucy - 20/02/19, another youngen joins the ranks as
we take her to the Ballroom.
to Ramgpill Through Trip - 26/07/18, giving the youngens a run for their
Wellhopeknot Mine - 25/07/18, big hopes dashed
El Conjuro Mines, Busquístar, Spain - 06/06/18, a
visit to this open cast iron mine site.
Finally a new plan - Nentsberry Haggs Mine (24/06/15) -
The Mine Explorer Society is 10 Years Old.
With 400 units now sold, an upgrade on the RETRO XP to 400
Lumens (07/01/13) - AVAILABLE NOW
Nenthead Mines available - full colour A2 prints.
Web site written by Mike Hrybyk, all content and photographs
Copyright 2004-2019. Site started May 2004. Last Update 14/10/19.
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