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From £4.70
Upper Weardale
County Durham
DL13 1AR

Tel: +44 01388 537505

Add Killhope to your Itinerary

Killhope Durham

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.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction


  • 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


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • johnhouston2
    Knaresborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Be sure to check opening dates and times.
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 5th December 2017
    This mine museum is set in very high, beautiful countryside and the drive was an absolute treat. We were on our way from Stanhope to Alston, so the mine was en route and as we approached it we could... Read full review
  • Jacki P
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    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th October 2017
    A stunning drive over moorland with the mist hanging above heather took us to what felt like the middle of nowhere. What an incredible setting - the claggy weather just added to the atmosphere in... Read full review
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lucky find
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 19th October 2017
    We noticed the signs for the lead mine whilst out and about and decided to visit. Took a while to get there but was well worth the trip. Very comprehensive and informative displays in the... Read full review



  • 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

Season (1 Apr 2017 - 30 Oct 2017)
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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