Collection of pictures used across our website and facebook.
We have included a link to a flickr & Derelict Places collection of images posted by visitors.
Welcome to our gallery, a treasure trove of amazing photos that capture the essence of our heritage and natural surroundings. Get ready to embark on a visual journey through history and nature, as you explore pictures of coal mining artifacts, Victorian-era coal mine buildings, our nature reserve, and so much more.
Coal Mining Artefacts & Steam Winding Engines
Our collection starts with remarkable photographs of coal mining artefacts. These pictures offer a rare glimpse into the past, highlighting tools and machinery used in the coal mining industry. Among these are the powerful steam winding engines, a testament to the ingenuity of our ancestors. Their strong and intricate details captured in our photographs will transport you back in time.
Victorian-era Coal Mine Buildings
Next, we invite you to marvel at the sturdy old buildings from the Victorian era, where the coal miners once worked. Our photographs showcase these architectural marvels in all their glory, preserving their rich history for everyone to appreciate. Each image tells a story of the hardworking men and women who worked tirelessly in these buildings.
Nature Reserve, Lake, & Ponds
From history, we transition into the vibrant natural world. Our nature reserve is a sanctuary for diverse wildlife and plant species. The gallery features stunning photos of the reserve, the serene lake, and peaceful ponds. Every picture brings out the beauty of our natural surroundings and offers a relaxing visual treat.
Footpaths & Cycleways
The gallery also includes images of our picturesque footpaths and cycleways. These paths are perfect for leisurely strolls or invigorating bike rides. The photos beautifully capture the essence of these routes, inviting you to explore them in person.
Birds, Dragonflies, & More
Animal lovers will appreciate our collection of photographs featuring the various bird species that inhabit the nature reserve. The vibrant images of dragonflies and other insects add an extra touch of enchantment. Each snapshot celebrates the rich biodiversity of our region.
Sunsets, Dawns, & Headstocks
Our gallery would not be complete without breathtaking shots of sunsets and dawns. The dazzling colors of the sky beautifully contrast with the silhouette of the headstocks, creating a dramatic scene that’s a feast for the eyes.
Activities & Events
Last but not least, our gallery also showcases photos of the numerous activities and events that we host. From thrilling adventures to peaceful meditation sessions, each photograph encapsulates the fun, excitement, and tranquility that our visitors experience.
Our gallery is more than just a collection of photos. It's a visual narrative that weaves together the past, the present, and the diverse life that thrives in our region. So, take your time, explore our gallery, and let our photographs inspire you to come and experience everything we have to offer in person. Who knows? You might even create some picture-perfect memories of your own!