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.

- Spring opening - Easter Sunday 20th April 2014

Waterwheels not operating until end of May while

we de-silt the dam. Tours of site and machines as usual -

Enter our photography competition!
See details here


Update No 54, 17 April 2014