Gold Panning Licence Costs

From the beginning of 2020 the rate for annual licences is to be increased.  The price for day (individual = £5, family = £10) and week licence (individual = £15, family £30) will...

Happy New Year

A very Happy New Year to all. We are looking forward to the 2020 Season and opening dates will be published shortly.  The dates for our 5 Hour Gold Panning Courses will be...

Christmas Coffee Morning 14 Dec 19

We invite the villages of Wanlockhead and Leadhills to join us to celebrate the festive season. We invite you to enjoy a free cuppa, scone, mince pie or tray bake and to explore...

Closed for the 2019 Season

We are now closed for the 2019 Season, a huge thank you to all our visitors, staff and volunteers for making the season such a great success. The office is manned intermittently over...

Santa Express 7/8 December 2019

Booking is now open for Santa Express Saturday and Sunday 7/8 December 2019. Make your way to Leadhills Railway to start your adventure.  The train will take you from Leadhills to Glengonnar and...

Geology walks – 23 September 2019

As part of the Biggar Science Festival https://www.biggarsciencefestival.co.uk/ the Museum of Lead Mining will be hosting Geology Walks on Monday 23rd September. The Lowther Hills contain lead, gold and many other important elements....

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