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Re-opening 17th April

We’re happy to announce that we will be reopening our café on Saturday 17th April, now that we are entering step 2 of the reopening plan. Its no coincidence that the Railway will also be starting their 2021 season on the same day. Unfortunately museums cant open until May and ours is no exception. Likewise […]

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Happy New Year

We’d like to wish all of our visitors, volunteers and friends a happy and safe New Year. This year has been a very strange one, it started well enough, but we soon had to close due to the first lockdown. We opened again in July, albeit without being able to run mine tours, only to […]

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2nd Lockdown

Last night the government announced a second lockdown and so we must temporarily close once more from 5th November. Thanks to everyone who has supported the Heritage Centre through the summer, both our regular customers who came back, and the new faces that discovered us. When the first lockdown ended we opened with a limited […]

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Re-Opening

We’re pleased to announce that we are re-opening on the 4th July! As with other businesses there are changes to our normal operations. Initially we’ll be only be opening at weekends. The Cafe will only serving drinks and snacks, at least to begin with. We have looked at the available space from all angles and […]

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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 Boards football team were trapped underground by rising floodwaters.  They were exploring the Tham Luang cave complex in the Chang Rai district of northern Thailand in the mountains bordering Myanmar […]

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We’re a “Little Treasure”!

On Friday we were awarded the “Little Treasures of Britain” award at the 22nd Group Travel Awards, One of our trustees, Les, was on hand to receive this awards from the editorial team of Group Travel Organiser magazine at the awards ceremony at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London.  the evening was attended by some of the big […]

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Morgans@Apedale

A few pictures from “Morgans@Apedale” last weekend, when we were visited by High Peak Centre of the Morgan Sports Car Club.

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Merry Christmas

We’d like to wish all of our customers, volunteers, members and friends a very Merry Christmas. We’re closing for a couple of days by will be open again on the 27th. Its been a successful year for us with many school visits, a mining gala and the introduction of our new extended tours. The Extended […]

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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!

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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 second part is that the specific project being funded is the 2017 Mining Gala! Yes, the mining gala returns, with music, exhibitors and much more. Co-op members can help by […]

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