Killhope

Killhope is a multi-award winning 19th century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines.

Famous for its iconic working waterwheel, the venue offers so much more to do and see, including stunning landscape, captivating art installation, fascinating lead mining history, scenic walks and amazing wildlife. Maybe you’ll spot one of the famous red squirrels.

You can also accompany one of our guides on an unforgettable underground mine tour.

Killhope offers an amazing day out for the whole family, whether you’re looking for fun or to immerse yourself in history. Explore our woodland and visit the revamped Killhope shop and refurbished café to complete a grand day out.

Whatever the weather, you’ll always get a warm welcome at Killhope!

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Killhope
Near Cowshill
Upper Weardale
County Durham
DL13 1AR

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