Wortley Top Forge

Industrial Museum

Official Web Site

No. 1 Hammer & Water Wheel in 1955

Our 17th Century Iron Forge is acknowledged as being the oldest surviving Heavy Iron Forge in the World.

Please join us for an Armchair visit to the Top Forge Museum & the Surrounding area - A unique site with some very special exhibits.

We have included details of how you can visit Top Forge and experience this site of Ancient Heavy Industry set in the Beautiful Countryside adjacent to the Peak District National Park.

-Last normal Sunday opening 5th November 2016

Special Christmas Event Sunday 11th December 2016

Next Season opens Easter Sunday 2017

Prebooked parties can visit on Wednesdays in the off season-


Update No 65 31 October  2016