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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum lies in the centre of Skinngrove Valley in the North East of England. Skinningrove is 15 miles (24km) along the coast from Middlesbrough and equally from Whitby. Skinningrove is well serviced by Bus and lies on the picturesque Cleveland Way.

Address: Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum, Deepdale, Mill Lane, Skinningrove, North Yorkshire, TS13 4AP

Tel: 01287 642877 Email:

By Train

The nearest train station is in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, from Saltburn trains travel half-hourly to Darlington which connects to the East Coast Mainline. The Arriva X4 bus runs half-hourly between Saltburn and Loftus or Whitby.

By Car

Follow the brown signs to the museum. On the A174 between Loftus and Carlin Howe turn into Skinningrove; turn right after the narrow bridge. The museum has ample free parking, disabled parking is to the rear.

By Bus

Running between Middlesbrough, Redcar, Saltburn, Brotton, Skinningrove Lane End, Loftus and Whitby, the Arriva X4 is half-hourly and stops on the A174, at the end of Mill Lane. Walk down Mill Lane, towards Skinningrove; turn right after the bridge.

Running between Middlesbrough, Nunthorpe, Guisborough, Skelton, Brotton, Skinningrove, Loftus and Easington, the Arriva X5 is hourly and stops outside the Museum.

By Foot

The museum is situated in Skinningrove Valley, midway between the coast and the A174. Skinningrove lies on the Cleveland Way, a 110 mile long National Trail stretching from Helmsley in the North York Moors to Filey on the coast. Skinningrove is 6 miles from Saltburn by the Cleveland Way.