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Festive celebrations go underground with Corris Mine Explorers

Festive celebrations are going underground at a former Mid Wales slate mine this December.

From December 2 to 23, people looking for a pre-Christmas adventure with a difference will be able to visit the unique underground workings of the old Braich Goch Slate Mine at Corris, near Machynlleth.

The exciting trips, run by Corris Mine Explorers, will allow visitors to step back in time by following the route of entry hand dug by Victorian miners nearly 180 years ago. A sprinkling of Christmas magic will be thrown in too as they explore and discover.

The festive underground adventures are for individuals, families, groups of friends and also businesses searching for somewhere different for their annual works’ party.

Hannah Quincey, Corris Mine Explorers’ general manager, said: “Our festive underground trips offer the ultimate festive adventure and an opportunity to escape the Christmas treadmill.

“Explorers will be transported back in time as they explore and discover items left behind by the miners and hear harsh tales of working life. The trips can also include more adventure with ropework, ladders and climbing. Christmas surprises are guaranteed and expect the unexpected.”

Advance online booking essential at corrismineexplorers.co.uk