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Apedale Valley Light Railway - Things to Know Before Visiting

Loomer Rd, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 7LB, UK

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About Apedale Valley Light Railway

The Apedale Valley Light Railway was officially opened in September 2010 by the Moseley Railway Trust. The railway normally operates a diesel service on every Saturday during its opening season, and the second weekend of every month is a Steam weekend.


Attractions Near Apedale Valley Light Railway

Apedale Heritage Centre
Apedale Heritage Centre0.04km from Apedale Valley Light Railway

The Apedale Heritage Centre was created at the site of Staffordshire's Apedale Mine and is run by volunteers. It is located just outside the village of Chesterton near Newcastle-under-Lyme in the Apedale Community Country Park. Attractions include mine tours and a museum which concentrates on the area's history, concentrating on industrial heritage. Opening times are 10:30 to 16:00 daily with the underground tours taking place at weekends and bank holidays.

Apedale Community Country Park
Apedale Community Country Park0.28km from Apedale Valley Light Railway

.Apedale Community Country Park is a 454-acre country park in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. The park offers a varied landscape of woodland, meadows, and pools crossed by many paths and tracks. Overlooking the park is a memorial in the form of a pit wheel dedicated to the mine workers of Staffordshire. This is the newest country park in Staffordshire in what was once a hive of industrial activity.

The Brampton Museum
The Brampton Museum3.61km from Apedale Valley Light Railway

Brampton Museum's collection represents over 100 years of collecting. For the main part, the Collection is characterised by local scenes and artists alongside more regionally and nationally known artists. Being cheek by jowl with the Potteries our collection also includes some works by ceramic artists. Highlights include our Victorian Street scene, which allows you to take a step back in time as you discover the wares of Mellard’s the ironmongers, the treasures of the pawnbroker’s shop, the fasc

Rode Hall & Gardens
Rode Hall & Gardens8.79km from Apedale Valley Light Railway

Rode Hall is a fine early 18th century country house set in a Repton landscape. It has been the home of the Wilbraham family since 1669 and the extensive grounds include a woodland garden. The formal garden terraces were designed by Nesfield in 1860. There is a large walled kitchen garden, growing many varieties of fruit, vegetables and flowers; including world record gooseberries.

Trentham Estate
Trentham Estate8.98km from Apedale Valley Light Railway

Trentham Estate, in the village of Trentham, is a visitor attraction located on the southern fringe of the city of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire. It is home to the award-winning Trentham Gardens featuring The Italian Garden by Tom Stuart-Smith, and the Floral Labyrinth and Rivers of Grass by Piet Oudolf and vast wildflower and woodland meadow plantings by Nigel Dunnet. At the centre of Trentham Gardens is the mile long, Capability Brown designed, Trentham Lake.

Mow Cop Castle
Mow Cop Castle9.55km from Apedale Valley Light Railway

Mow Cop Castle is a folly at Mow Cop in the civil parish of Odd Rode, Cheshire, England. The Castle was built as a summerhouse in 1754 for Randle Wilbraham I of Rode Hall. It was built to look like part of a castle of a bygone era and would have enhanced the view of the newly constructed Rode Hall some 3 miles away on the Cheshire side of the hill.

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Staffordshire
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Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. It borders Cheshire to the north west, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the southeast, the West Midlands County and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west.

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