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Killhope

From £4.70
Killhope
Upper Weardale
Cowshill
County Durham
DL13 1AR

Tel: +44 01388 537505

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Killhope

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.60 per ticket type
Child£4.70 per ticket type
Concession£7.60 per ticket type

Tickets valid for 12 months, charges for activities are additional.
*Concessions include - Over 60's, students, unemployed and disabled. **Under fours have free admission, however, we regret they cannot go down the mine.
Free admission to Shop and Café which are open daily 10.30-17.00.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Gold Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2017
  • Visit England Code of Practice 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • Visit EnglandVisitengland Hidden Gem Visitengland Hidden Gem 2016

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    172
  • Very Good
    32
  • Average
    3
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Ron B
    Jarrow, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Industrial heritage at its best
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 2nd October 2017
    A fascinating insight into the lives of the communities who toiled in this bleak but stunning landscape. The mineral collections are fascinating and gorgeous in their own right and the displays are... Read full review
  • Eat-it-up-wor-Edna
    Southampton, UK
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Off the beaten track; make an effort to go there
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 29th September 2017
    Located in the beautiful Wear Valley, this is an amazing little museum. It tells you a lot about the lead (galena) mining industry. The mine tour is a must unless you are claustrophobic. Wellies... Read full review
  • Paul J
    Medway
    Informative and fun
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th September 2017
    Didn't know what to expect when visiting here. Joined the mine tour, not quite what I was expecting after donning wellington boots, waterproof coat, hard hat and a torch but I soon found out! We... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - On a lead.

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (1 Apr 2017 - 30 Oct 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:30 - 17:00

* Open 10.30-1700 (last admission 16.15).Free admission to shop and cafe which are open daily 10:30 - 17:00.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A69. Take the A689 road, Killhope is situated between Alston and Stanhope.

Public Transport Directions

Traveline 0871 200 22 33 for general transport information. Weardale Motor Services run a regular bus service through Weardale. Normally this terminates at Cowshill, 2.5 miles east of Killhope, but certain summer services will run to Killhope by request. Please contact Weardale Motor Services for details and booking tel: 01388 528235 for details.
If you arrive by this bus we'll give you a 10% 'Green Discount' on your entry fee!
If you come on your bike you'll get a 10% 'Green admission discount'
Look out for the roof of england Sunday bus through out the summer 2013 season

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