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 31 @ 11:30 am - April 2 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Extended Mine Tour – April

    April 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. AVLR: Teddy Bear’s Outing

    May 5 @ 11:30 am - May 7 @ 4:00 pm
  4. Extended Mine Tour – May

    May 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  5. AVLR: Princess & Superheroes Weekend

    June 9 @ 11:30 am - June 10 @ 4:00 pm

Latest News

  • In the top 10!

    In the top 10!

    We have just noticed that we have snuck into the top 10 things to do in Staffordshire on TripAdvisor! That puts us in the company …[More...]
  • 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...]

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