Visiting Snailbeach

Snailbeach is about 11 Miles South West of Shrewsbury and about 1 1/2miles off the A488.
Look out for the brown tourist sign at Plox Green.

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Snailbeach Mine Open Days 2024

The mine site buildings will be open on the days below, with underground tours available as indicated. The longer tours into Perkins (Roberts) Level will be approximately once a month and must be pre-booked by contacting

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The site will normally be open between 11.00 am and 4.00 pm. Last tours into Day Level start no later than 3.30pm.

Perkins Level tours, when run on Open Days, will normally start at 11.00am and 2.00pm, but additional tours might be organised if volunteers are available. For Open Days when there are Perkins Level tours, these will have priority and Day Level tours will only run if sufficient volunteers are available. Check Facebook Group ‘Snailbeach Lead Mine’ for updates on Open Day plans.

All opening plans subject to availabilty of volunteers - check Facebook or Twitter for latest.
Additional days may be added through the year.