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 Special (Second Weekend)

    December 16 - December 17
  2. AVLR: Santa Special (23rd Dec)

    December 23
  3. Extended Mine Tour – January

    January 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Latest News

  • Santa Train News

    Santa Train News

    Santa Trains are running as scheduled today. Please drive carefully.[More...]
  • Power off 6th Dec

    Power off 6th Dec

    Our power will be off on Wednesday 6th December due to maintenance by the power company.  We will be open but while the power is …[More...]
  • New Ironworks display

    New Ironworks display

    We have a brand new display all about the Apedale Iron Works, courtesy of Tomas Starkey and Bobby Tasker of Madley High School. It was …[More...]

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