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Humbling to see how hard the miners worked!

Had a great tour through the mines, well off the beaten track but definitely worth a visit. Loved... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2022
benh818
Gerry made our tour

Great tour very interesting. Gerry was so informative and humorous, he made the tour enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2022
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Reviewed 14 August 2020

The people working here are locals who want to share their experiences of their life in a mining community. Gerry, our tour guide, worked in the mine and so could share 1st hand his experience. The whole experience felt comfortable including the handmade food and cakes in the cafe. The views from the car park with it's convenient picnic tables were perfect for enjoying the cakes. We learnt a lot about the hard work that went on in the mine and it was an excellent experience.

Date of experience: August 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Thank you very much for your very kind and comprehensive review....We shall let both Gerry and Lorraine know about it!

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Reviewed 11 August 2020

Our guide Gerry was the highlight of our tour, witty and knowledgeable. He really made us feel like we were there in the mine shovelling coal. Those guys worked in terrible conditions and he makes it seem like it was a picnic. It's quite chilly down in the mine, so bring a jacket.

Date of experience: August 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Gerry will be delighted to hear about how much you enjoyed your visit. Thank you very much for your kind review.

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Reviewed 7 August 2020

Beautiful scenery, really nice coffee and gift shop. The tour is fascinating and Jerry made it a pleasure with his knowledge.

Date of experience: August 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Thank you very much for taking the time and leaving such a kind review. We shall let Gerry know too...

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Reviewed 6 August 2020

Good value for money. Tour lasted about 45mins. Gerry our tour guide was an ex-miner, he was friendly and very informative. Was a little bit cold so bring an extra layer.

Date of experience: August 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Thank you very much for your kind review.
Gerry will be delighted.

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Reviewed 5 August 2020 via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour. Our guide Gerry worked in the mines, therefore he was able to give a great first -hand account of life as a miner. We would highly recommend this. Giving Arignas close proximity to Carrick-on-shannon with lots of attractions for all ages, The Arigna Minig Experience is a must do.

Date of experience: August 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Great recommendation - thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a great review.

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