Castle Carrock . . . a beautiful Cumbrian village in the North Pennines


Killhope Jigger House

Killhope is a lead mining museum is situated in the Durham Dales of the North of England. It is approximately 30 miles away from Castle Carrock. The Killhope Museum has a lot to offer including:

  • Visitor centre and cafĂ© – where you can find get refreshments and find out more about Killhope.
  • National spar box collection – see world famous mineral specimens and how the miners would use them.
  • Washing floor – have a go at finding gems in silt.
  • Mine trip – take a tour down the 19th century mine.
  • Park level mill – see the largest waterwheel in the North of England which is still used today.
  • Wildlife hides – see some of the wonderful wildlife the Pennines has to offer.

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Killhope Official Site