Hotts, Ireshopeburn, Bishop Auckland, DL13 1HD
Our full address is Ireshopeburn, Weardale, Bishop Auckland, County Durham.DL13 1HD
Grid Ref NY 872 385
Find us beside the A689 between Stanhope and Alston at the centre of the North Pennines and only an hour by car from Tyneside, Teesside and the Lake District.
Whichever way you come, the scenery is breathtaking!
Park behind the Museum.
Service 100 Roof of England Bus operates on Sundays.
Weardale Motor Services (01388 528235) run a regular bus service through Weardale except on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Linking bus services are available from Durham, Newcastle and Bishop Auckland but contact traveline on tel: 0871 2002233 for your own needs. http://www.traveline.info/
1.30pm - 4.30pm
Easter and Bank Holidays
May, June, Sept, and October (Wednesday to Sunday inclusive)
Every afternoon in July and August
At any time, by appointment only, for organised groups.
We are also open during the Durham County Council school holidays between 4th April and 1st November.
The next school holidays are 4th April - 19th April
Remember !! Because we are staffed by volunteers we only open during the afternoon so plan your visit to avoid disappointment.
Adult £3 Children FREE.
Don't be put off by our low prices.
When you've seen the quality of our displays and the work of our volunteers you can always make a donation.
If you enjoy your visit we hope you will leave a review on TripAdvisor or Facebook and return again soon with your Friends and Family