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Mountsorrel Quarry



A new era at Mountsorrel Quarry

November 14, 2019
As one of the deepest and largest holes in Europe, Mountsorrel Quarry is a spectacular sight to behold, with a rich history and a bright future.
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Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry lays on some excitement for rail enthusiasts

October 3, 2019
Train enthusiasts from across the country enjoyed a one-off treat at the weekend, when local quarry operator Tarmac gave special permission for UK Rail Tours to run a Charter Train, The Cottam Farewell, into its railhead at Barrow-upon-Soar.
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Mountsorrel granite top of the rocks for Sir David Attenborough

March 1, 2019
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has discovered that national treasure Sir David Attenborough is a fan of the Charnwood region’s unique pink granite.
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