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We are a small group of people with an interest in our local mining history with the desire to safely explore and document the abandoned mines throughout the North East of England. Having many years experience of underground exploration we aim to discover, photograph and produce a video record of many of the lost mines in our area.

The mines are slowly collapsing and their existence will soon be eradicated from existence forever, we need to document and remember with the aid of modern photography, the working conditions and the shear beauty of these deadly places that our ancestors were hewing into the ground beneath our feet.

Underground photographs of some recently explored mines.
Explore the landscape with our interactive 360 degree photographs. (above ground)
Selection of our underground movies as we explore the mine tunnels and shafts.

Latest update: More 360 degree places added!. Loads of movies recently added in the Weardale area including Groverake, Skears and Frazers Hush mines.

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Safety Notice: To enter a disused mine is extremely dangerous and my result in serious or fatal injury, recovery from an accident would place rescue persons involved in serious danger and in the event of a ground collapse, recovery may be impossible. You should not enter a disused mine or working without training under any circumstances. Respect private property and seek permission from the respective land owner where required, always act responsibly and always inform someone else of your whereabouts.

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