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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  • Holditch Colliery Disaster Service

    Holditch Colliery Disaster Service

    On Sunday 2nd July we are holding our Annual Memorial Service for the Holditch Mining Disaster. It starts at 6pm and is held at the …[More...]
  • Coronation Opening

    Coronation Opening

    We’ll be closed on Saturday 6th May so that our volunteers have the opportunity to watch the coronation or attend events if they wish. The …[More...]
  • We are Open today! (21st Jan)

    We are Open today! (21st Jan)

    The rangers have kept the middle gate closed on the Loomer Road entrance today as it is so icy. However we are open and running …[More...]