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HOW TO VISIT THE MINES

All visits to the Alderley Edge mines have to be arranged with a DCC member. 

To find out more, follow the links from this page.

A guided trip in Wood Mine "Tuesday Night" trips are held regularly.  They are suitable for individuals or groups, large or small.  Go to this page to see a list of available dates and to make a booking. Some Tuesday Night trips are run on behalf of Cheshire East Ranger Service. Open Weekends mean setting up facilities for visitorsOpen Days are a good opportunity to visit the mines and find out more.  Read about details of future Open Days and how to book trips.
Viewing the Specialised trips for geologists are now available, go to the geological visits page for details. Visitors from a quarrying companyIf you have a particular interest, we can take you on a specialised guided trips.  For more information, read our page for specialised groups.
Scout visitsFor visits by Scouts (including Beavers and Cubs), please refer to the special page for Scout organisers. Filming CountryfileFor filming, please go to this page.
Descending the top section of Chain Shaft in West MineIf you are experienced in visiting caves and mines, you may still want to read the general guidance or jump straight to the details of trips for more experienced visitors. Squeezing through in Sell Gill Holes, Yorkshire DalesFor more about caving or visiting mines elsewhere with the DCC, other than at Alderley Edge, visit our caving web pages.

For information about parking, refreshments, etc., have a look at our page about the facilities on the site.

For a more detailed map of the area, follow this link to the main Alderley mines page.  Leaflets about the mines are printed for the Open Days and can also be downloaded here:

Leaflets are also available in a variety of European languages on our Euroleaflets page.


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