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THU 21 AUG

FREE

Ecton Mine Engine House Open Afternoon

Ecton Mine Engine House, Ecton

Run by: Ilam Park - National Trust

Take a look inside the oldest surviving mine winding engine house in the world, on top of Ecton Hill. Free event, everyone welcome.

clock13:00–16:00

Suitable for 7+

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Ecton Mine Engine House

NATIONAL TRUST

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Take a walk up Ecton Hill to look inside the engine house, built in 1788 by the Duke of Devonshire to house a Boulton and Watt steam engine. The engine house stands above a copper mine that made a fortune for the Duke and is now being cared for by the National Trust. Free entry.

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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sat 13 Sep 13:00–16:00

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Special requirements

Please note, the engine house can only be accessed by walking up Ecton Hill from the main road in the valley. There are no toilets or facilities on site.

Venue

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Ecton Mine Engine House

Ecton, Ecton

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/white-peak

Meeting point: Follow signs along footpath up Ecton hill to the engine house.

About this location

Parking bays alongside main road. Footpath leads from main road up Ecton hill.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Ilam Park - National Trust.

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