Killhope

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Killhope
Upper Weardale
Cowshill
County Durham
DL13 1AR

Tel: +44 01388 537505

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Annual Pass£13.50 per ticket type
Adult Day Pass£9.00 per ticket type
Concession Annual Pass£9.00 per ticket type
Concession Day Pass£6.00 per ticket type
Family Annual Pass (2 adults & 2 concessions max)£37.00 per ticket type
Family Day Pass (2 adults & 2 concessions max)£25.00 per ticket type
Under 4's£1.00 per ticket type

Charges for activities are additional.
*Concessions include - children aged 4-16, over 60's, students, unemployed and disabled allowance. **Under fours are unable to go on the mine tour.
Killhope annual passes are valid for 12 months from your first visit for an unlimited number of visits.

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 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    182
  • Very Good
    37
  • Average
    5
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Ananon Y
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 14th July 2018
    Lovely place for a run out in beautiful surroundings. Not weatherproof so make sure you take a pacomac or something. Friendly staff and a dog friendly place with some cool nature trails, where might... Read full review
  • jackiekay2017
    Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Interesting museum located in stunning countryside
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 10th July 2018
    We visited here with our 2 dogs. Very interesting site to learn about the history of lead mining. My only criticism is that I think visitors would gain a better understanding if it was signposted... Read full review
  • mackcsm
    Ipswich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Worth the journey
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 5th July 2018
    If you are interested in social or industrial history then this is an ideal visit. We visited on a stunning day, perhaps wet and windy weather would have reflected the hardships of life here in 19th... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - On a lead.

Access Information

Opening Times

2018 (30 Mar 2018 - 28 Oct 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:30 - 17:00

* Last admission 16.15. Last mine trip 15:30

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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Friday, 26th October 2018 - Friday, 26th October 2018

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