Upper Weardale
County Durham
DL13 1AR

Tel: +44 01388 537505

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Killhope mining museum Durham




  • Access Statement - Most of the site is accessible to wheelchairs but is very steep on the walks to the reservoir. The paths are gravel and there are routes to buildings in order to avoid steps. The woodland path is not accessible by wheel chair.


  • Groups: Lunch Catered For - Please contact cafe in advance with any specific requirements. Gluten free products are available.
  • Groups: Refreshments Catered For

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking Onsite - FREE

Travel & Trade

  • Groups: Concessions for Coach Driver, Group Organiser, Tour Guide or Group Supervisor(s)
  • Groups: Discounts Available

Access Information

Opening Times

2020 (1 Apr 2020 - 3 Nov 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:30 - 17:00

* Now closed from 28 Oct until 1st April 2019

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