Other Sites of Interest

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Allenheads Heritage Centre

Allenheads Village, Allenheads, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 9HN.
Tel: 01434 685 119.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Heritage exhibition related to lead mining with a water-powered Armstrong engine which operated the machinery in the mineyard in the 19th century. It has…

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Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

Warwick Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2PL.
Tel: 01494 672 919.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Extensive and fascinating model village incorporating one of the most complex and famous Gauge One model railways in the country. Also passenger carrying…

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Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

Neath Road, Creunant, Neath Port Talbot, SA10 8SN.
Tel: 01639 750 556.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Preserved anthracite coal pit originally opened in 1926. Original steam winding engine built by Worseley Mesnes of Wigan in 1927 and a recreated mining…

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Apedale Heritage Centre

Loomer Road, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 7LB.
Tel: 01782 565 050 .

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Discover the lost industrial heritage of the Apedale Valley and the history of the surrounding area. At weekends and Bank Holidays there are tours of an…

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Alderholt Mill

Sandleheath Road, Alderholt, Nr Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 1PU.
Tel: 01425 653 130.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Water driven mill with machinery intact. Can be seen operating on open days producing wholemeal flour. B&B and self-catering accommodation also available.

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Winding House

Cross Street, New Tredegar, Caerphilly, NP24 6EG.
Tel: 01443 822 666.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Stationary twin tandem compound steam winding engine built 1891, Elliot Colliery. 'Diablo' type drum.

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Campbeltown Heritage Centre

Lorne Street Church, Big Kiln Street, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6JU.
Tel: 07733 485 387.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments

Explores the key themes that have influenced the area: farming, fishing, distilling, mining and the military. Some of the themes are also addressed by…

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Chard Museum

Godworthy House, High Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1QB.
Tel: 01460 65091.

  • Part disabled access

Wide and varied collection, including agricultural items, Cider Room, local 'curiosities' and the best collection of the work of John Stringfellow who…

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Caledonian Canal Centre

Ardchattan House, Canal Side, Fort Augustus, Highlands, PH32 4BA.
Tel: 01320 366 493.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The centre, located alongside the five Fort Augustus locks, depicts the history of the canal from its conception to the present day refurbishment. Exhibits…

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Barry Mill

Barry Village, Carnoustie, Angus, DD7 7RJ.
Tel: 01241 856 761.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Rebuilt in 1814 incorporating an earlier drying kiln. Set in a secluded area beside the Barry Burn. Working mill.

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Avoncroft Museum

Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4JR.
Tel: 01527 831 363.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Over 26 buildings rescued from demolition, from an earth closet to a prefab including a working windmill, blacksmith‘s forge, wood turner’s workshop…

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Fountains Abbey Monastic Watermill

Fountains, Ripon, Yorkshire, HG4 3DY.
Tel: 01765 608 888.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

The Fountains estate's oldest building and a rare survivor. The waterwheel turns as it did 800 years ago. The only 12th-century Cistercian corn mill left…

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