Mill Cottage Bunkhouse




Things to do


Hydro Power


Contact Julie & Phil

T: 01434 381674

Quality Bunkhouse Accommodation by Nenthead Mines on the C2C

The black grouse is one of the most captivating birds of the North Pennines.

Mine Trips opening dates on 23rd October.his year. Next years dates to follow.

Mine trips start at 10.45, 12.15, 13.45 and 15.15 and last for about 90 minutes.

Adventure trips available to parts of the mine beyond the show mine. See website

Party  numbers are limited, so please book in advance to ensure a place.

Phone 07519836019 Email

Or by post to 14 Kirk Rise. Frosterley

Bishop Auckland

DL13 2SF

There is no charge for the trip but a suggested donation of £5 per head would help to look after this historic site.


Ashgill Force

The Pennine village of Garrigill is the start point for a glorious walk to one of the great waterfalls in the north of England.

Ashgill was once an industrial landscape where they mined high quality lead. Today it’s deserted. Walk to the head of the gill and behind the waterfall of Ashgill force.


MAP OS Explorer OL31 North Pennines. Ashgill Force at map reference NY758405