Although working underground from the age of 10, hacking solid rock in the cold and wet in badly polluted air, the spirit of lead miners shone on.
Watch The Bargain Men on BFI Player.
Gunnerside Gill one of the many circular walks on your doorstep if you stay at Roof Farm Cottage. Then enjoy a drink at the Kings Head in the village on your return journey.
View the Gunnerside Gill trail.