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.
Opens Good Friday 14th April 2017 onwards
10am to 4pm
TOURS CLOSED MONDAYS & TUESDAYS
(except bank holidays)
CAFE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
Group bookings by arrangement
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.
£4.50 children under 16
2 adults plus 2 children £20