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Old Ash Mine

Entrance of Old Ash Mine


Old Ash Mine is gated and you need to collect a key from Mr. Greatorex (see below).

Access to the sites on Lobby Farm including Old Ash Mine should be arranged in advance (especially evening visits) with Mr. Shaun Greatorex by calling (reveal).

He will ask to see your BCA PL Insurance cards or other proof of PL insurance when you call in at the farm.


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