Covid-19 Virus

Our Café is now open with indoor and outdoor seating and the museum has resumed normal opening (i.e. Saturday and Sunday)

For further information click here.

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...

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  • May 17th Covid Changes

    May 17th Covid Changes

    We’ve finally got to 17th May and another step towards normality. As of today we are able to seat people inside, although we still have …[More...]
  • Entrance Road Repairs Sat 15th May

    Entrance Road Repairs Sat 15th May

    On Saturday 15th there will be repair work going on the Loomer Road entrance road to the country park. Potholes and the car park ramp …[More...]
  • Surface Tours

    Surface Tours

    Saturday 17th April is the day that we re-open along with the Apedale Valley Light Railway, and it’ll be a steam service too. We’ll just …[More...]