Crofton Beam Engines

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Address: Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton Pumping Station, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW
Phone Number: 01672 870300
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
Nearby Attractions: View more days out nearby.

Crofton Beam Engines is a historic pumping station with working machinery in the village of Crofton near Marlborough in Wiltshire.

Located in a picturesque rural setting this pumping station dates from the early 1800’s and still has working machinery that keeps the levels of the nearby canal full when in operation. There are the Grade I listed original buildings including the boiler house with a coal-fired, hand stoked, Lancashire boiler and the engine room with two steam-powered beam engines.

  • Car parking.
  • Gift shop.
  • Engineman’s Rest Café serves light lunches, home made cakes, and ice creams.
  • Licensed Bar.
  • Picnics welcome.

Prices (with gift-aid): In-steam days Adults £8, Concessions £7, Children under 16 FREE. Non-steam days Adults £7, Concessions £4, Children under 16 FREE. Steam day tickets entitle the holder to re-entry for 12 months. Prices correct as at February 2017.


Before you start your journey to Crofton Beam Engines for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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