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. AHC: Mining Gala 2017

    July 15 - July 16
  2. AVLR: Teddy Bear’s Outing

    August 12 - August 13
  3. AVLR: Classic Cars and Steam Day

    August 27
  4. AVLR: Diesel Delights

    October 7 - October 8
  5. AVLR: Halloween Spooky Specials

    October 28 - October 29

Latest News

  • 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

    2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

    We’ve won a 2017 certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor. A big thanks to everyone who’s reviewed us, maybe we can make the hat-trick in 2018![More...]
  • Mining Gala and the Co-op

    Mining Gala and the Co-op

    A bit of a dual announcement today – firstly we are now one of the causes being supported by the Co-op’s Local Community Fund. The …[More...]
  • Next Extended Tours

    Next Extended Tours

    Our next extended tours will be held on the 25th March and the 29th April.  Visit our Delve Deeper! page for more information.[More...]

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