Other Sites of Interest

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Roberts Mill Engine - 600hp

Bancroft Mill Engine

Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5QR.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The original 1920 mill steam engine preserved in operating condition. Working cotton weaving looms. Regular steamings.

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St Aidans Walking Dragline

Astley Lane, Swillington, Nr Leeds, Yorkshire, LS26 8AL.
Tel: 0000.

  • Car Park

Come and see 'Oddball', the largest preserved walking dragline excavator in Western Europe. Look all round outside and see the giant 25 cubic yard bucket.…

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Hayle Heritage Centre

John Harvey House, 24 Foundry Square, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4HH.
Tel: 01736 757 683.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Hayle dominated the world engineering market throughout the 19th century with its two rival foundries. This legacy is preserved through an industrial history…

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Burrell Showman's Engine 'Emperor' in Hollycombe's fairground

Hollycombe – Steam in the Country

Iron Hill, Midhurst Road, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LP.
Tel: 01428 724 900.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Britain‘s most varied collection of working steam: Edwardian fairground with several unique rides. Narrow gauge and miniature railways, agricultural…

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Rochdale Pioneers Museum

31 Toad Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 1YL.
Tel: 01706 524 920.

  • Part disabled access

The museum is where the ‘Pioneers’, 28 working people, opened a co-operative store on the 21st December, 1844. It commemorates the birth of the Co-operative…

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Paisley Thread Mill Museum

Mill End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre, 12 Seedhill Road, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 1JS.
Tel: 0141 847 1111.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

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…

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Robert Owen Museum

The Cross, Broad Street, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BB.
Tel: 01686 625 544.

  • Part disabled access

Houses a collection of objects, pictures and written material relating to the life of Robert Owen. In his late twenties, Owen became a partner and manager…

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Steaming Day 2011

Bolton Steam Museum

Mornington Road, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL1 4EU.
Tel: 01204 846 490.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum is on the site of the old Atlas Mills in Bolton and displays 30 stationary steam engines that used to provide power in the textile mills throughout…

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Quinceys Pumping Station

Thorpe Culvert, Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, PE24 4NL.
Tel: 01205 356 208.

  • Car Park

Houses two Ruston & Hornsby 9 x HRC twin cylinder horizontal diesel engines, each coupled directly to a Gwynnes centrifugal pump. These pumps can move…

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Swalcliffe Barn

Shipston Road, Swalcliffe, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5DR.
Tel: 01295 788 278.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Medieval half cruck barn. One of the finest in the country. Houses some of Oxfordshire Museum Services' agricultural and trade vehicles.

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Tolson Museum

Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, Moldgreen, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, HD5 8DJ.
Tel: 01484 223 240.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Collection includes LSD Tricar, early cycles and motorcycles, horse-drawn vehicles, models of mill engines and other machinery.

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Somerset Rural Life Museum

Abbey Farm, Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8DB.
Tel: 01458 831 197.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum tells the story of Somerset’s rich rural and social history and provide a family-friendly destination which has learning, access and discovery…

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