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

    April 20 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Extended Mine Tour – May

    May 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. AVLR: Potteries Bus Running Day

    May 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. AVLR: Teddy Bears Outing

    May 25 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
  5. Extended Mine Tour – June

    June 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Latest News

  • Museum Heating Project

    Museum Heating Project

    We’ve recently completed one of our biggest self-funded projects; Heating in the museum along with Solar Panels. During the year and especially summer the Solar …[More...]
  • Good Luck Mine and Caphouse Colliery

    Good Luck Mine and Caphouse Colliery

    Our mining team have been on a couple of field trips to see other mines.  It’s always great to get out and experience what other …[More...]
  • Woodsmith Mine Training at Apedale

    Woodsmith Mine Training at Apedale

    This week we have hosted CFB Risk Management who have been training to support Sirius Minerals PLC in their Woodsmith Polyhalite Mine near Whitby. This …[More...]