Coronavirus

Due to the current Corona virus outbreak, many attractions are delaying their 2020 season opening times and event organisers are cancelling or postponing their events.

While we will try to update the information on this site as much as possible, we cannot guarantee to have all the information we would like.

Therefore we urge you to check the latest information on the attraction or event's website or Facebook pages, and to contact them before travelling to avoid disappointment.

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Other Sites of Interest / Stationary Steam

Leawood Pumphouse 2020

Leawood Pumphouse 2020
Leawood Pumphouse 2020
Leawood Pumphouse 2020
Leawood Pumphouse 2020
Leawood Pumphouse 2020
Leawood Pumphouse 2020

Unique 1849 Graham & Co. beam engine pumps water from the River Derwent into the Cromford Canal. Steam supplied by two locomotive style boilers built by the Midland Railway around 1900.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Operator

Derbyshire County Council Countryside Service / Leawood Pumphouse Group

Address

High Peak Junction Cromford Derbyshire DE4 5HW

  • 01629 533 298
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  • View website

Open days

In steam: 12-13 Apr; 9-10 May; 7 Jun; 5 Jul; 2, 30-31 Aug; 19-20 Sep; 10-11 Oct. Static: 6 Jun, 4 Jul, 1 Aug 1200-1630.

Travel

By Bus: Trans Peak, 140

By Rail: Cromford / 0.75 miles

Experience the power of this great steam engine. The heat of the boilers, the smell of grease and coal and the power of the wave as tons of water are pumped from the River Derwent to the Cromford Canal.

Look out for Birdswood the traditional narrowboat, which is horse drawn on these dates. Directions: Park at High Peak Junction car park, signed from Cromford, or enjoy a pleasant walk of just over a mile along the Canal from Cromford Wharf.

Charges: FREE but donations are gratefully received.

Parking charges apply.

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