Covid-19 Virus

From Thursday 5th November England will be in lockdown once again, so we will be closed from this date, until the restrictions are lifted.

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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: Santa Specials – First Weekend

    December 12 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 13 2020 @ 4:30 pm
  2. AVLR: Santa Specials – Second Weekend

    December 19 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 20 2020 @ 4:30 pm
  3. AVLR: Mince Pie Specials

    December 27 2020 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

Latest News

  • 2nd Lockdown

    2nd Lockdown

    Last night the government announced a second lockdown and so we must temporarily close once more from 5th November. Thanks to everyone who has supported …[More...]
  • Re-Opening


    We’re pleased to announce that we are re-opening on the 4th July! As with other businesses there are changes to our normal operations. Initially we’ll …[More...]
  • 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...]