Park Bridge, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL6 8AQ.
For nearly 200 years, this was a thriving family business. Hundreds of people were employed here and its iron and steel were exported around the world.…
Mill End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre, 12 Seedhill Road, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 1JS.
The museum aims to preserve the social and industrial heritage of the Paisley & Renfrewshire Thread Mills for the education and enjoyment of all by collecting…
Stour Vale Mill, Green Street, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 1AZ.
Looks at the world famous carpet industry of Kidderminster alongside stories of wealth, poverty and ingenuity of the people who created the carpets.
Tel: 01283 224 667.
19th century open blast furnace. Guided tour shows how it worked and the lives of the inhabitants of the area. Boat trips on Ashby Canal run daily from…
Port Street, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 3PE.
See Burleigh ware produced over the years in the beautiful showroom, explore the original Victorian offices, and learn about the people and events which…
New Lanark Mills,
Tel: 01555 661 345.
Discover the impressive cotton mill village of New Lanark and explore its unique history. Founded in 1785, was once Britain’s largest cotton manufacturing…
Nr Newcastle Emlyn,
Tel: 0300 111 2333.
The picturesque village of Dre-fach Felindre in the beautiful Teifi valley was once the centre of a thriving woollen industry, earning the nickname 'The…
Padarn Country Park, Llanberis, Gwynedd, LL55 4TY.
Bringing the story of the industry that once 'roofed the world' to life. The museum vividly recreates the story of the Welsh Slate Industry. Set in the…
Mossley Mill, Carnmoney Road North, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim, BT36 5QA.
The museum invites visitors of all ages to explore the history and heritage of Mossley Mill. Housed within what was originally the wet spinning floor of…
Tel: 0161 832 2244.
Liverpool Road Station was the original terminus of the world’s first inter-city railway, and the station building is the world’s oldest surviving…
Kennall Vale Nature Reserve, Nr Ponsanooth, Cornwall, .
Tucked away in a wooded valley near the village of Ponsanooth, is a site of great historical interest having a wealth of industrial archaeological features.…
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6ES.
Restored historic open-pan salt making site, in the village of Marston, close to Northwich. The site lies adjacent to the Trent and Mersey Canal, close…
Tel: 0113 378 3173.
Housed in what was once the world’s largest woollen mill, the museum tells the story of Leeds industrial heritage. See the machines that were powered…
Tower Lane, Warmley , Gloucestershire, BS30 8XT.
In the 18th century, William Champion's Zinc & Brass Works was probably the largest industrial site in Europe. Here are models of a zinc foundry and workers'…
Tel: 0114 272 2106.
The showcase of Sheffield‘s industrial story, from early industrialisation to modern times. Reconstructed ‘Little Mesters’ street and workshops,…
Holme Mills, Southill Road, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9JY.
The Mill is a unique food heritage attraction with something for all ages. Tour the historic flour mill, explore the gardens, meadow and woodland, relax…
John Harvey House, 24 Foundry Square, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4HH.
Hayle dominated the world engineering market throughout the 19th century with its two rival foundries. This legacy is preserved through an industrial history…
Tel: 01239 811 212 .
The museum is dedicated to the internal combustion engine, large and small, with an interesting and developing collection of engines, many of which are…
Holcombe Road, Helmshore, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 4NP.
18th century woollen fulling mill, containing fulling & finishing machinery and a working waterwheel. Textile museum housed in a 19th century condenser…
Wellington Mill, Wellington Road South, Stockport, Cheshire, SK3 0EU.
The museum is home to a recreated hat factory with some 20 fully restored working Victorian-style machines. Plus a fantastic collection of over 400 hats…
A celebration of great moments from the best-loved steeplejack of all time. This exclusive collection features 3-hours of the best of Fred brought to screen…
Combining extensive unseen footage with highlights from Fred’s programmes over the last seven years, this series looks at the many sides of Fred…