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. In the Park: Dales Dash

    December 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. AVLR: Santa Special (First Weekend)

    December 12 - December 13
  3. AVLR: Santa Special (Second Weekend)

    December 19 - December 20

Latest News

  • The Apedale Bowl

    The Apedale Bowl

    We had a great event today at the Heritage Centre. Our new quiet garden, aka ‘The Apedale Bowl’ was officially opened by Newcastle Borough Mayor, …[More...]
  • Mining Themed CD Released

    Mining Themed CD Released

    Congratulations to Alex Caton (http://alexcaton.com/) on the release of her new Album, “Never Take a Daisy Down a Mine” inspired by a visit to the …[More...]
  • Oaks Colliery Disaster

    Oaks Colliery Disaster

    We’ve been asked to pass on this request for information and help… Does anyone have, or know of anyone who’s relatives were a victim of …[More...]

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