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Holme Bank Chert Mine

Entrance of Holme Bank Chert Mine


The mine is currently closed at the request of the owner. Someone is living in the yard in a caravan so they do not wish to have explorers around there in the current Covid-19 situation (May 2021).

For access, write to (reveal) with a contact name and phone number and stating that all the group have BCA public liability insurance, which entrance you will be entering and the date and approximate time. Visitors are asked to make a small charitable contribution to the Alzheimer's Society as an access fee, however, this is not compulsory. Donate via:


Critchley, M.F. & Wilson, P.J (1975) , Bull. P.D.M.H.S. Vol.6. No.1., pp.1-5. Survey., Peak District Mines Historical Society
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010) , Caves of the Peak District, p. 302, DCA