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Children's Activity Event, Sat 26 May - Sun 3 Jun 2018, free entry


Spring Holidays

Spring Holidays


Sarah Firth

01924 848806


Caphouse Colliery,
New Road,

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 31 Jan - Wed 18 Jul Wacky Wednesdays
Sat 26 May - Sun 3 Jun Spring Holidays @ The Pit
Sun 3 Jun The Big Miners' Picnic


The National Coal Mining Museum of England have some exciting activities happening over the Spring Bank Holidays from Saturday 26 May until 3 June.

Some of these events and activities include;

- The Caphouse Colliery Coal Race taking place on on Saturday 26 May.
- Half Term activities with a coal mining twist where you can meet living history characters and get hands-on with family craft activities.
- Join the NCMME team on Sunday 3 June for their 30th Birthday Celebrations! Oh and don't forget to bring a picnic for the Big Miners’ Picnic!

All of these events and more will be taking place during the Spring Bank Holidays at the National Coal Mining Museum.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

NEW Adventure Playground

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 26 May - Sun 3 Jun 2018


Free entry



See location of National Coal Mining Museum for England on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 252164  Lat: 53.64376 Long: -1.61925

By Road:
Leave the M1 at jct 40 (A638) towards Wakefield, take the 1st right after the traffic lights (Broadway). The Malt Shovel pub will be on your right. At the end of Broadway turn right onto the A642 to Horbury and Huddersfield.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: Yorkshire Traction Bus 232 from Wakefield Bus Station. Drops off outside the Reindeer Inn.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

NEW Adventure Playground