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Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
+353 71 964 6466
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mine visit

This was an excellent educational visit conducted by a very good tour guide. He communicated his... read more

Reviewed today
Armagh, United Kingdom
Loved it

We had a small group of only 5 and it was really really interesting. Couldn't recommend this place... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tessa F
Dublin, Ireland
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Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
+353 71 964 6466
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Reviewed today

This was an excellent educational visit conducted by a very good tour guide. He communicated his experience as a working miner in a clear and informative manner and was ready and willing to answer questions. This is an experience which should not be missed

Thank jamesd1852017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a small group of only 5 and it was really really interesting. Couldn't recommend this place enough. One of the old miners brought us down to the mines and he told us all about his own life in the mines, the accidents, life...More

Thank Tessa F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arigna Mines is a hidden gem! Fascinating trip into the mine with excellent tour by ex-miners. Great value for money. Good facilities although we didn't stay for something to eat. Would recommend for family with teens for a wet day.

Thank Corr6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in August, 2017. Well worth a diversion from any planned itinerary. Tour guide brought underground experience to life with his amazing reflections on how hard life was when men mined by hand in the harshest conditions. 45 minutes underground. Really interesting to see the...More

Thank ReturntoDublin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Arigna Mines and were delighted to have Séamus as our guide and to learn that he had worked here made the tour so much more enjoyable. His stories and information on the Mines were very educational and enjoyed by all the family. Beautiful views...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting tour with our guide Gerry enjoyed by all great experience of how life was back then

Thank aidy2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was certainly a place that I will never forget. From the moment we arrived it was amazing. The scenery outside of the mines is stunning. The staff were very friendly. The tour itself is absolutely brilliant. It is not often that you get brought...More

Thank AoifeMT
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently brought my grandchildren aged 8 and 10 to visit the Arigna Mining Experience our tour guide was Gerry Cullen he made the experience interesting and educational for us all, his sense of humour and patience with the children was excellent and he took...More

1  Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the privilege of listing to Seamus, a former miner, as he guided us through the coal mines that he and his father before him worked in. The stories and information he imparted were educational, engaging and very humbling. It was astonishing to witness...More

Thank 437niceperson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem. Tour into the mine by former miners. Really interesting and colorful. Gerard is a throwback and frankly, these guides will not be around forever. Take advantage of this unique experience.

Thank Matthew S
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21 August 2017|
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Response from ArignaMiningExperien | Property representative |
Good Morning we do not charge under 5 year olds as it may be above their understanding but we have lots of families who visit. you can bring your buggy on the underground tour. it is a constant 11 degrees centigrade so an... More
Stephanie I
7 August 2017|
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Response from ArignaMiningExperien | Property representative |
Good Afternoon it is possible to do a section of the miners way but there is quite a lot of hill walking on this walk. Walking boots would be required as it can be quite wet at times. regards Margaret
10 March 2017|
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Response from johnlally2015 | Reviewed this property |
It is well worth the trip my4boys head from Carrick on Shannon its well signposted and not far enjoy :)