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: Easter Egg Hunt

    March 26 - March 28
  2. AVLR: Teddy Bear’s Outing

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

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

    August 28
  5. AVLR: Steam Centenary Weekend

    October 8 - October 9

Latest News

  • Open Door Wheel Walk

    Open Door Wheel Walk

    Open Door Stoke-on-Trent (http://www.opendoorstokeontrent.co.uk) are organising a charity walk around Apedale to support their work with homeless and vulnerable people. Tickets include a bowl of …[More...]
  • Our Visit to the Minnie Pit Event

    Our Visit to the Minnie Pit Event

    At the Minnie Pit Memorial Event, last Sunday, we met quite a few people who were descendants of Minnie Pit miners. One gentleman brought this …[More...]
  • Minnie Pit Remembrance Event 2016

    Minnie Pit Remembrance Event 2016

    Next weekend the Minnie Pit Disaster Remembrance event will be held at the Methodist Chapel in Halmer End (ST7 8AD).   Saturday 9th January 2pm: …[More...]

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