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Allenheads Heritage Centre 2020

Visit the permanent exhibition of lead mining and also learn about the distinctive upland farming of the dale. There is also a traditional blacksmith's shop and the chance to enjoy a short nature walk. Also a water-powered Armstrong engine which operated the machinery in the mineyard in the 19th century.


Operator: Allenheads Trust

Address: Allenheads Village Allenheads Hexham Northumberland NE47 9HN

Open Days & Times

Mid Apr-Oct Daily 1000-1600. (Check before travelling.)


  • By Bus: 688
  • By Rail: Hexham / 20 miles


  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

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