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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: Classic Cars and Steam Day

    August 27
  2. AVLR: Diesel Delights

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

    October 28 - October 29
  4. AVLR: Santa Special (First Weekend)

    December 9 - December 10
  5. AVLR: Santa Special (Second Weekend)

    December 16 - December 17

Latest News

  • Summer Mine Tours

    Summer Mine Tours

    Through August we are offering mine tours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The museum will be open too, and the café is open everyday.[More...]
  • Closed on 26th-27th July

    Closed on 26th-27th July

    We will be having some work done on our main electricity supply on the 26th and 27th July, and so will be closed for those …[More...]
  • 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...]

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