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Had a great time here, we went on Valentine's Day (very romantic...) and although we waited to go down to the pit (and then it suddenly closed when we got to the front) the wait was worth it, the tour guide was really interesting and...More
From the start of the visit,the reception staff were very friendly and warm in welcome with a smile.
The tour of the Pit was facilitated by your team member,Iain, who gave a great insight to the history (his background in the mines and colorful account...More
This is a great place to go see with free entry only have to pay for parking. There was so much to see. Great displays. The tour underground with miner was great and very informative. A great day out for all.
Went here for a morning. Very, very good. We only had time to go down the mine. Our guide, Steve, was hilarious & very informative. The whole experience is fantastic. Didn’t have time to go round the rest of the site. Hope to return....
A spontaneous trip to the Big Pit on a rainy Sunday and the weather didn't put a downer on it. With no admission fee, what a day! The trip down the mine was superb, Iain a fantastic four guide, very knowledgeable and some real world...More
On the 29th December 2018 we visited The Big PIt and Lee was our tour guide to go underground into the coal mine. Lee was an excellent guide, answered all of the varied questions- he knew his stuff! Very informative and funny too. He dealt...More
Took the kids for a great afternoon visit. The site is an absolute gem. It’s very informative with loads to see and do. The staff are brilliant, clearly passionate with bags of experience.
I’ll definitely be bringing the kids back here. Thank you.
It was pretty jaw-dropping going down the mine. The tour guide, previously a miner himself, does a good job of getting across how terrifying and difficult it must have been for miners (going back 200yrs in some parts) without scaring our small children (our kids...More
Visited a few days after Christmas. Cost £3 for car-parking (pay and display) and free entry to the mine. You need to get a ticket though as you go in (even though you don’t have to pay). You will also get a map of the...More