Apedale Heritage Centre

"Bringing Britain's Great Industries Back to Life"

Queens Award for Voluntary ServiceOur team of enthusiastic volunteers aim to preserve and record the history and industries of the Apedale Valley and the surrounding communities. Based at the site of a former coal mine, we offer authentic underground tours, complemented by our museum and café. The Apedale Valley Railway operates at the same site, adding to a great family visit. More info...

Events at Apedale

  1. AVLR: Teddy Bear’s Outing

    April 30 - May 2
  2. AVLR: Tracks to Trenches 2016

    May 13 - May 15
  3. AVLR: Classic Cars Day

    August 28
  4. AVLR: Steam Centenary Weekend

    October 8 - October 9
  5. AVLR: Halloween Spooky Specials

    October 29 - October 30

Latest News

  • A visit from the BBC

    A visit from the BBC

    Recently we had a great time working with a Team from BBC Research and Development and Rewind who recorded some 360o footage at the Heritage Centre.  Even …[More...]
  • Donation from Compass Minerals UK

    Donation from Compass Minerals UK

    A big thanks to Compass Minerals UK who run the Winsford Salt Mines for their donation of a cheque and Easter eggs yesterday.[More...]
  • Civic Visit

    Civic Visit

    Earlier this week we were visited by the Mayor of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Councillor Sandra Hambleton and a party of local mayors and dignitaries. They had visited …[More...]

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