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Arigna Mining Experience


he Arigna Mining Experience in Co. Roscommon will certainly appeal to those looking for a day out with a difference. The visitor centre is located in a beautiful scenic location overlooking Lough Allen. Now a popular tourist spot, this visitor centre preserves the mining heritage of this area, and allows visitors an insight into coal mining life as it was in the Arigna Valley for centuries. With an ex-Miner as your tour-guide, the visit to the museum includes access to an exhibit area where there is a DVD presentation and a wonderful authentic photographic exhibition. The highlight of the visit is an underground tour with an ex-miner as your tour guide where the visitor is brought to the mine’s coal face and where lighting and sound effects add to the reality of the experience. The centre is fully accessible and is an all-weather facility .It is an ideal day out for the family with a gift shop and coffee shop on site. The Arigna Mining Experience and its world class tour is close to the borders of Sligo, Leitrim and Mayo. The centre is open 10-5pm daily all year. Phone: 071-9646466. Check our Website and Facebook for details.

Over 50’s Special Offer 2 Nights B&B and 2 Dinners only €278 Tea & Scones & Newspapers

4 Course Dinners / Full Use of Leisure Centre

Special Midweek Offer B&B for 2 People only €99 20% off Spa Treatments Available Sun-Thurs

Special Midweek Offer B&B for 2 People & Dinner only €129 Includes 2 Course Meal Available Sun-Thurs

Special Weekend Offer 2 Nights B&B and 1 Dinner only €238 Includes Full Use of Leisure Centre

20% off all Spa treatments with all offers ( excludes special offers / t&c's apply )

Local Activities:

Lough Key Forest Park, Moorlands Equestrian Centre, Electric Bike Trails Arigna Mining Museum, Indoor Airsoft Shooting & Archery

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