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Woodhorn Colliery, Woodhorn

Woodhorn Colliery, Woodhorn, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF View on map

Museum and archive located in grade II and grade II* listed former colliery buildings. Range of permanent exhibitions exploring the mining heritage and offering a temporary exhibition programme celebrating art and heritage from inside and outside the region. Home to the Northumberland County archive. The whole complex is located within a country park reclaimed from a huge spoil heap in the 1970's


Opening Arrangements

April - September : Wednesday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10.00am - 5.00pm; October - March : Wednesday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10.00am - 4.00pm. Also open Mondays and Tuesdays during school holidays. Check for Christmas opening. Archives open Wednesday-Saturday 10.00am- 4.00pm (closed on bank holidays)..


Just off A189 in south east Northumberland (coastal route). Rail: Morpeth (10 miles west).

Parking Spaces


£3.50 parking charge

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes