HOPEWELL COLLIERY CENTRE FOR FREEMINING

Hopewell Mine Tours are delighted to announce that from 26 May 2021 

WE ARE OPEN FOR LIMITED-NUMBER UNDERGROUND TOURS

 

ALL ADMISSIONS MUST BE BY ON-LINE BOOKING so as to comply with current regulations and be limited to 6 persons per tour until we review again on 21 June. Although tours are limited in number we will still be providing a full tour. This will provide an opportunity for plenty of time for questions!

 

Hopewell is looking forward to welcoming back our visitors again, its been a long break! we are keen to once again be showing and describing the culture and mining methods which make Freemining a unique part of our very special Forest of Dean " Since tyme out of mynde!"

School & group visits

When we reopen, Hopewell will welcome school and group visits.

Our underground tour can provide a good link to school curriculum topics and will be interesting and informative for specialist groups such as geology, history, etc.

General interest groups are also welcome.

Discounts available, email or phone 01594 810706
(out of hours 07717 750689)
for details.

Opening Hours and Prices

We are pleased to announce that we are now OPEN FOR UNDERGROUND TOURS and the cafeteria and shop. 

However, due to restrictions on numbers, all underground tours must be pre-booked through our on-line booking system.

Phone: 01594 810706
Out of hours:
07717 750689

Note: the tour is not suitable for very young children

Last tour leaves approx 3.00pm

Large free car park

Free admission to cafeteria, shop, surface museum and picnic areas.

There is limited wheelchair access. Unfortunately the mine is not suitable for those with limited mobility.

Guided Tours:

£8.00 adults
£6.00 children 4 -16
Family special
2 adults plus 2 children £25
2 adults plus 3 children £30   

For details of the Tour
click here

Celebrating the past, present and future of this unique way of life in the Forest of Dean

At Hopewell Colliery you can take one of our Guided Underground Tours in the safe hands of an expert Freeminer of the Forest of Dean

Or enjoy a cup of tea, coffee or soft drink, ice cream or snack in our Museum, Cafe and Gift Shop. You may even witness carts of freshly dug coal being brought to the surface at the entrance to the working mine.

Large free car park

Free admission to cafeteria, shop, surface museum and picnic areas.

Rich Daniels MBE, Freeminer and tour guide

School & Group Visits

When we reopen, Hopewell will welcome school and group visits.

Our underground tour can provide a good link to school curriculum topics and will be interesting and informative for specialist groups such as geology, history, etc.

General interest groups are also welcome.

Discounts available, email or phone 01594 810706
(out of hours 07717 750689)
for details.

OPENING HOURS and PRICES

We are pleased to announce that we are now OPEN FOR UNDERGROUND TOURS and the cafeteria and shop. 

However, due to restrictions on numbers, all underground tours must be pre-booked through our on-line booking system.

Phone: 01594 810706
Out of hours:
07717 750689

Note: the tour is not suitable for very young children

Last tour leaves approx 3.00pm

Large free car park

Free admission to cafeteria, shop, surface museum and picnic areas.

There is limited wheelchair access. Unfortunately the mine is not suitable for those with limited mobility.

Guided Tours:

£8.00 adults
£6.00 children 4 -16
Family special
2 adults plus 2 children £25
2 adults plus 3 children £30   

For details of the Tour
click here

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