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Upper Weardale
County Durham
DL13 1AR

Tel: +44 01388 537505

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Killhope mining museum Durham

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.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction


  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2019
  • 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 Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • torquid
    How it used to be in Weardale a century or more ago...
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 27th May 2019
    We were staying in the local area so this was on my "must do" list. Turned up early on the Monday only to find that a school was booked in and the first available "public" tour wasn't until midday... Read full review
  • Cgreenwood
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Excellent family trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 29th May 2019
    Our family recently visited Killhope mine. We all loved it. It may have been pouring with rain but it didn’t ruin the experience. The log fires are a lovely touch and very appreciated on a cold wet... Read full review
  • carolmills2846
    Seaton Delaval, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family outing
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 10th June 2019
    The visit was with my grandsons acheoligy club outing,it couldn't have been wetter the weather was awful, rain, rain, rain, river was in flood, so we couldn't get on site as usually it is though a... Read full review



  • 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

2019 (1 Apr 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
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

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