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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: Halloween Spooky Specials

    October 27 @ 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
  2. Extended Mine Tour – November

    November 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. AVLR: World War One Armistice Centenary

    November 10 @ 10:30 am - November 11 @ 4:00 pm
  4. AVLR: Santa Specials – First Weekend

    December 15 @ 10:30 am - December 16 @ 4:30 pm
  5. AVLR: Santa Special – Second Weekend)

    December 22 @ 10:30 am - December 23 @ 4:30 pm

Latest News

  • Thai Cave Rescue Account

    Thai Cave Rescue Account

    Over the summer the world was gripped by a drama unfolding in the caves of Thailand, when a group of twelve children from the Wild …[More...]
  • 5 out of 5

    5 out of 5

    We’ve just been awarded a food hygiene rating of 5 by the food standards agency after we were inspected earlier this month. Well done to …[More...]
  • New Surface Gallery

    New Surface Gallery

    Our mining team have started erecting a training gallery that we got from Kellingley Colliery after it closed. Once it’s up and covered, it’ll be …[More...]

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