Killhope

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Killhope
Upper Weardale
Cowshill
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.

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
    196
  • Very Good
    39
  • Average
    7
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • evie20162016
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Mining Heritage Preserved
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    Killhope is open again with a great indoor museum and a vast outdoor mining space, including a trip down the Lead Mine. Stunning views from the top and a great place to explore and learn about the... Read full review
  • PartTimer33
    Fife, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great to learn
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd April 2019
    Great place to learn about the history of lead mining. We took the full underground tour. Cold and damp so dress well and they provide hard hats and wellies. Great to look around the whole site. Saw... Read full review
  • 670gemmah
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fun dog show day!!
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 1st May 2019
    We visited to attend the special event day which was a fun dog show with our 6 month old puppy! Had a really enjoyable day even managing to win a couple of prizes. Whole place (except down the mine... 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

2019 (1 Apr 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
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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