Apedale Heritage Centre

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Apedale Heritage Centre: Here at the centre we bring the story of Apedale alive by hands on history as well as a selection of interesting displays and artifacts. Discover this past of apedale and the local area from pre-historic times to modern day. See our Roman display, including part of a large important 1st century building revealed at nearby Holditch in 1998.


Our impressive mining artifacts collection includes a mine rescue van, a detailed model of a drift mine, pit tools, mine lamps, maps, photographs, pit disaster memorabilia. The authentic reproduction of a miners cottage evokes a fascinating insight into everyday family life in the past.

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Car

From the North or South (M6)
At Junction 16 (M6) take the exit to the A500. If approaching from the North, take the first exit on the roundabout to Newcastle-under-Lyme/ Stoke-on-trent. If approaching from the south, take the fourth exit. At the next roundabout take the fourth exit to the A34 heading to Newcastle-under-Lyme. Cross the next roundabout, 2nd Exit (A34). At the following roundabout turn right, 3rd exit onto B5369 Wolstanton road, signposted Apedale Valley. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit to loomer road. Continue to the end of Loomer Road past the Speedway stadium and turn right into the Apedale Community Country Park. Parking for the Heritage Centre can be found about 600 yards along this road.

From the East (A50)
Follow the A50 towards Stoke-on-Trent until it terminates at the Junction with the A500. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit, right onto the A500. Follow the A500 until the junction with the A53 when you should take the exit. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A53 to Newcastle-under-Lyme. Turn right at the next set of traffic lights onto the B5369, Basford Park Road. Follow the B5369 and cross the next roundabout 2nd exit into B5369, Wolstanton road, signposted Apedale Valley. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit to loomer road. Continue to the end of Loomer Road past the Speedway stadium and turn right into the Apedale Community Country Park. Parking for the Heritage Centre can be found about 600 yards along this road.

Bus

Several services go to Nearby chesterton including 34/34A run by Firstbus and 35 Run by D and G both of which depart from Newcastle-under-Lyme, our nearest bus station.

Train

The nearest station is Longport Railway station

Admission

Opening times:
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
-----10:30 - 16:0010:30 - 16:00

Prices:

Free

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Contact

Address: Apedale Heritage Centre, Loomer Road, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 7JS, UK
Phone: +44 1782 565050
Email: info@apedale.co.uk

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