Northumberland

Dig Deeper! Guided Colliery Tour

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Dig Deeper! Guided Colliery Tour
Fantasic For Families

Daily, 11am and 2.30pm - Explore the colliery buildings and learn more about how Woodhorn Colliery operated during its working life. Climb up to the winding room of the last Victorian engine house in Northumberland and see a demonstration of the winding gear (only available on these guided tours!).

This activity is free of charge with Woodhorn's new membership scheme: kids 16 & under go free, free parking and adults pay only £7 for 12 months unlimited returns. See the website for full details.

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discover more about Woodhorn Museum’s industrial heritage on these guided tours of our historic colliery site
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Venue details

  • Woodhorn Museum
  • Queen Elizabeth II Country Park
  • Ashington
  • Northumberland
  • Northumberland
  • NE63 9YF

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