STOOD at the top of the Afon Lwyd Valley is a remaining site of our industrial heritage, Big Pit. Today it offers a unique visitor experience where you can follow a path tread by many miners down a 90 metre shaft and see the underground workings of the colliery. Here are some archive images of visitors enjoying doing just that.

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