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Covid-19 Virus

Due to the government closure of cafes and venues nationwide, and for the safety of our volunteers and customers, we are now closed until the situation and government advice changes.

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: Military Weekend

    June 13 2020 @ 10:30 am - June 14 2020 @ 4:00 pm
  2. AVLR: Teddy Bears Outing

    August 8 2020 @ 11:30 am - August 9 2020 @ 4:00 pm
  3. AVLR: Leafers at t’pit

    August 29 2020 @ 10:30 am - August 30 2020 @ 4:00 pm
  4. AVLR: Classic Cars and Steam Trains day

    August 30 2020 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
  5. AVLR: Farewell Joffre

    September 12 2020 @ 11:30 am - September 13 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Latest News

  • Coronavirus Annoucement

    Coronavirus Annoucement

    With today’s announcement from the Government that all cafés are to close, we have to announce that the Apedale Heritage Centre will be closed for …[More...]
  • Newcastle in Bloom 2019

    Newcastle in Bloom 2019

    Congratulations to the Apedale Community Partnership for their success in this year’s Newcastle in Bloom completion. Awards this year are; a certificate of achievement in …[More...]
  • Deputy’s Sticks in the shop

    Deputy’s Sticks in the shop

    We’re trying out some thing new in our Shop – Deputy’s Sticks – to see how they go. £15 each. These are Yorkshire style sticks, …[More...]