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Things to do.....

Killhope Lead Mining Museum (5mins away)

The North of England Lead Mining Museum, better known as Killhope, is an industrial museum near the village of Cowshill, County Durham, England. The museum stands on the site of the former Park Level Mine, which is being restored to show the workings of a 19th-century lead mine.

Killhope lead mine near Lanehead Old School Bed and Breakfast
Weardale_museum located near Lanehead Old School bed and breakfast

The Weardale Museum (10mins away) was formed in 1984 when a small group of volunteers took advantage of a renovation scheme at High House Chapel to change the use of the adjoining former manse into a museum preserving the history and heritage of the Dale.

Nenthead_mine near Lanehead Old School bed and breakfast

Nenthead Mines is a historic place at Nenthead, near Alston, in Cumbria, UK.  This remote valley is covered by remains from the lead and zinc mining industry of the North Pennines, including mine entrances, watercourses, dressing-floors and buildings.  

Carrs Mine is an old lead and zinc mine which is open to visitors on special days. Please check website for opening days and times.

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