The museum depicts the lives of coal mine workers and features original buildings and equipment from the former colliery, including the two headframes, a winding house, other engine houses, a steam winding engine, stables, a ventilation building, a blacksmith and joiners shop, and...
I love this place. We need never forget the mining history of the North East. Great place for the kids, with plenty to do. Food is good too.
The train is nice for the old and young and cheap!
Fantastic place to see red squirrels with a feeder by the car park entrance, and a range of bird and squirrel feeders by the narrow-guage railway station
When visiting the nearby lake take care near the swans They expect to be fed and aren't shy
Doesn't serve hot food after 1430
Cakes in cafe are not baked every day :-(
Take time at the exhibition..