Crofton Beam Engines 2024

The world's oldest fully operational steam pumping station. See the 1812 Boulton & Watt and 1846 Harveys beam engines doing their original job, back pumping the Kennet & Avon Canal.


Operator: Branch of the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust

Address: Crofton Pumping Station Crofton Marlborough Wiltshire SN8 3DW

  • Telephone: 01672 870 300
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

Static: Sat-Sun 30 Mar-22 Sep. In steam: 31 Mar-1 Apr; 5-6, 26-27 May; 29-30 Jun; 27-28 Jul; 25-26 Aug; 28-29 Sep. 1030-1600. Visit website for more details.


  • By Rail: Great Bedwyn / 1 mile


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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