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. Extended Mine Tour – March

    March 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. AVLR: Easter Egg Hunt

    March 31 @ 11:30 am - April 2 @ 4:00 pm
  3. AVLR: Teddy Bear’s Outing

    May 5 @ 11:30 am - May 7 @ 4:00 pm
  4. AVLR: Princess & Superheroes Weekend

    June 9 @ 11:30 am - June 10 @ 4:00 pm
  5. AVLR: Tracks to Trenches III

    July 13 @ 10:30 am - July 15 @ 5:30 pm

Latest News

  • February Half Term

    February Half Term

    Next week is half-term, it soon comes around.  Our mining team will be running mine tours on Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd, just …[More...]
  • Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas

    We’d like to wish all of our customers, volunteers, members and friends a very Merry Christmas. We’re closing for a couple of days by will …[More...]
  • Santa Train News

    Santa Train News

    Santa Trains are running as scheduled today. Please drive carefully.[More...]

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