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Robin's Shaft Mine

Entrance of Robin's Shaft Mine


Best to ring farmer (Mr & Mrs Leeson) in advance on (reveal) to check it's OK. Drive up track to Hill Top Farm DE6 2BD and call at farm house for permission to descend & instructions on parking. Charge payable. Entrance near farm, on south side. Stainless U-bolt has been installed into lid to aid opening - do not attempt to use this is a backup.

This site is part of the DCA SSSI Conservation Monitoring Scheme.
See the DCA website for competition details.


There have been instances of a C02 build-up in the lower parts of the mine.


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Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 184, DCA
Barker, I. (2019), Digging the depths, Descent 169, p.44-45., Wild Places Publishing