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History Guided Tour

Date: Tue. 13 Sep, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Join us in a walking tour of North Road and Engine Common. Starting at the Fox pub we cover the history of North Road as a mining community and how it evolved in the 20th century. The walk continues across the field past the Yate no2 Colliery site to join the Yate Colliery dramway following the route to no1 colliery before returning to the Fox. Booking essential. Admission is free but donations are welcome.

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