Other Things To Do

Killhope North of England Lead Mining Museum

Killhope is an award winning Victorian lead mining museum.  You can find out more by visiting the museum's website.

 

Exhibitions

In addition the museum is currently hosting three exhibitions:

Handworked by Wideyed

/W/under by Stuart Langley

The Prospectors' Pavilion by The Rock Showman

 

Food

The museum has its own cafe, but if you want to further explore the area or need to wait for the car park at the museum to quieten down you might like to visit the nearby Hive at Nenthead.

 

Accommodation

If you're travelling from a distance and hoping to make a weekend of  it you accommodation nearby:

https://www.yha.org.uk/experience/killhope

 

A little further afield.....

....Stanhope is home to two excellent wool shops.  Why not park your car in Stanhope and hop on the 101 bus to Killhope (NB request stop, limited service) then visit Woollyback and Woolmouse on your return?

 

 

Accessibility

Killhope North of England Lead Mining Museum's accessibility statement can be found here.  The Summer Wool Event will be held in the yurt compound which is reached by a short, steep path from the main museum site.  The yurt compound has a bark chip surface.