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Welcome

To the new website of Chatterley Whitfield Friends.
Chatterley Whitfield! is an industrial time capsule and is widely acknowledged to be the most comprehensive surviving example of a deep mine site in England.
Here at Britain’s biggest remaining colliery site, which has been designated by Historic England as an Ancient Scheduled Monument ‘The Friends’ are responsible for organising the annual Heritage Open Days which is thier single biggest activity. ‘The Friends’ are also involved in lots of other activities, which include archiving, site tours and community presentations.

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Latest News

Recent Posts

  • We made it onto television – Hidden Britain by Drone

    On Sunday 12th August 2018 we were featured in the Channel Four television programme, Hidden Britain by Drone…. Hidden

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  • Heritage Open Days – All tickets allocated

    What a fantastic response, all 400 tickets gone in less than 12 hours. There is a reserve list and

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  • We are featured in Heritage Open Day Press Packs

    For the launch of Heritage Open Days – they have used Chatterley Whitfield as a case study as a

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