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Branscombe: Old Bakery, Manor Mill & Forge

Branscombe, Seaton, Devon, EX12 3DB.

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  • Part disabled access

Picturesque village nestles in a valley running down to the sea. Thatched buildings date back over 200 years. Working forge and mill. Lots of walks in…

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Acorn Bank

Temple Sowerby, Nr Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1SP.

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Best known for its comprehensive herb collection and traditional fruit orchards, Acorn Bank is a tranquil haven with a fascinating industrial past. Wander…

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Clyston Mill

Killerton, Broadclyst, Nr Exeter, Devon, EX5 3EW.

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Historic water mill in a picturesque setting by the River Clyst surrounded by farmland and orchards. Grain is still ground here to make flour, keeping…

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Arlington Court & National Trust Carriage Museum

Arlington, Nr Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4LP.
Tel: 01271 850 296.

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Regency house and estate. The house contains objects d’art and a collection of model ships and, in the stables, an extensive collection of horse-drawn…

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Bicton Park & Countryside Museum

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7BG.
Tel: 01395 568 465.

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The museum is packed with nostalgic delights for all generations including traction engines, vintage machinery, traditional tools, tractors and domestic…

Transport / Road / Other Sites of Interest / Agricultural

Bestwood Winding Engine House

Bestwood Country Park, off Park Road, Bestwood Village, Nottinghamshire, NG6 8TQ.

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It is the last remaining part of a vanished colliery and a relic of Victorian industrial engineering, with its restored winding house and headgear that…

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Batchworth Lock Canal Centre

99 Church Street, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1JJ.
Tel: 01923 778 382.

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Housed in former canal stables. Information point and exhibition room also outside exhibits, etc. Working boats. Boat trips on demand except when canal…

Other Sites of Interest / Inland Waterways

Barry Mill

Mill Road , Barry Village, Carnoustie, Angus, DD7 7RJ.
Tel: 01241 856 761.

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The mill is now one of only a handful of mills still powered by water in Scotland. Rebuilt after a fire around 1814, it is probably the largest and finest…

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Barony Mills

Mill Cottage, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2LY.

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The mill was stone-built in 1873 and is three storeys high with an overshot waterwheel. Remains of unrestored older mills are nearby. Like most northern…

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Atholl Country Life Museum

Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5SP.

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The White Horse welcomes visitors to the museum which was once the village school, where among the exhibits are Scotland’s only stuffed Highland cow,…

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Apedale Heritage Centre

Loomer Road, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 7LB.

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Discover the lost industrial heritage of the Apedale Valley and the history of the surrounding area. At weekends and Bank Holidays there are tours of an…

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Houghton Bridge, Nr Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT.
Tel: 01798 831 370.

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Dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South East, charting the history of local industry and crafts in this part of Sussex. There is a diverse collection…

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Allihies Copper Mine Museum

Allihies, Beara, West Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland.

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The museum is located on the Beara Peninsula in West Cork, Ireland; discover breath-taking landscape, a lively village and the captivating story of Europe’s…

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Allenheads Heritage Centre

Allenheads Village, Allenheads, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 9HN.

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Visit the permanent exhibition of lead mining and also learn about the distinctive upland farming of the dale. There is also a traditional blacksmith's…

Other Sites of Interest / Mines

Alford Heritage Centre

3 Mart Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8BZ.
Tel: 01975 562 906.

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Extensive collection of rural bygones, one of the largest in Scotland. Rural and domestic artefacts, horse-drawn implements and vintage tractors.

Other Sites of Interest / Agricultural

Aldershot Military Museum

Queens Avenue, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2LG.

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Housed in the only surviving brick-built barrack blocks left in Aldershot, the museum tells the story of daily life for both soldier and civilian since…

Other Sites of Interest / Military

Agricultural Museum Brook

The Street, Brook, Ashford, Kent, TN25 5PF.
Tel: 01304 824 969.

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Tucked away below the North Downs is a unique museum, with farm wagons, agricultural machinery and implements in a 14th century barn and 19th century oasthouse.…

Other Sites of Interest / Agricultural

Aberdeenshire Farming Museum

Aden Country Park, Station Road , Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, AB42 5FQ.
Tel: 01771 622 807.

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Using its farm equipment collection, this regional agricultural museum tells the story of NE farming over the past 200 years. Items on display include…

Other Sites of Interest / Agricultural

Aber Valley Heritage Museum

Gwern Avenue, Senghenydd, Caerphilly, Cardiff, CF83 4HA.

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The Universal Colliery in Senghenydd was the scene of the largest mining disaster in British history, when in 1913, 440 men and boys (including one rescue…

Other Sites of Interest / Mines

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S7 2QW.
Tel: 0114 272 2106.

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Once a producer of agricultural tools and the largest water-powered industrial site on the River Sheaf. A group of Grade I and Grade II Listed buildings…

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Abbey Pumping Station

Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PX.
Tel: 0116 299 5111.

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  • Part disabled access

Former Victorian sewage pumping station built in 1890 with four working steam powered beam engines. Museum houses a large science, industry and transport…

Other Sites of Interest / Stationary Steam

493rd Bomb Group Museum

Grove Farm, Clopton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 6QS.

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One of the last 8th Air Force heavy bomber stations to be occupied by the American 8th Army Air Force, and home of Helton's Hellcats. This site illustrates…

Transport / Aircraft / Other Sites of Interest / Military

100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum

Common Road, Dickleburgh, Nr Diss, Norfolk, IP21 4PH.

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Housed in the original airfield control tower and other atmospheric buildings, the museum is a moving testament to the Americans who came to Thorpe Abbotts…

Transport / Aircraft / Other Sites of Interest / Military

ISPS Steam Museum

The Green, Stradbally, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland.

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Houses many steam, fire and farm engines in the museum. These incluse a Land-Rover fire engine which was stationed at Stradbally fire station in approximately…

Other Sites of Interest / Stationary Steam

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