Peak District Mines Historical Society
Promoting and preserving mining heritage
(Registered charity No. 504662)

Events diary:

The calender below shows forthcoming society events and other events related to mining history that may be of interest.  You can click on individual days/events on the calender to retrieve further details.  If you are the organiser or promoter of a (not-for-profit) event that you would like listed here, please send details through to the webmaster - details are on the contact us page.

Some events, such as underground meets or surface walks, can be liable to last-minute changes due to weather conditions, or the ability to gain permission for access/parking/etc.  Where possible we try to keep this diary up-to-date, so it is worth double-checking meet details here prior to setting out!

Geology Walk - The Castleton Area

Leader: Steve Conquest.

Meet at 10.30am at Mam Tor National Trust car park (pay & display) upper level (a limited amount of free roadside parking is also available). Grid Ref: SK124833 OS Explorer 01 Dark Peak. Party size is limited to 15 - booking essential.

A walk of approx. 5/6 miles around the head of the Hope Valley, Castleton and Mam Tor to view the geology of the area. It is all on public footpaths but includes grassy as well as steep rocky ascents and descents and probably a fair amount of mud. Toilets and resources in Castleton (which we pass through). Bring a packed lunch.