Other Sites of Interest

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Cynon Valley Museum & Gallery

Depot Road, Gadlys, Aberdare, Vale of Glamorgan, CF44 8DL.
Tel: 01685 886 729.

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

On the site of the former Gadlys Ironworks. Discover 200 years of the valley history. Housed in the old wagon repair shops. Close by are the remains of…

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Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre

Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, HD7 6NQ.
Tel: 01484 844 298.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Full disabled access

The former canal warehouse opposite the towpath at Tunnel End has been converted into a Visitor Centre with displays telling the story of the canal and…

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Bawdsey Radar

On the B1083, Bawdsey, Nr Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 3AT.
Tel: 07821 162 879.

  • Car Park

The Transmitter Block on the Bawdsey Manor Estate is part of the world’s first operational RADAR station. Today it is open to visitors and houses an…

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Eastney Beam Engine House

Henderson Road, Eastney, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 9JF.
Tel: 023 9282 6722.

An impressive Victorian building containing a pair of classic Boulton & Watt beam engines and pumps restored to their original 1887 condition and in steam.

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Coldharbour Mill

Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3EE.
Tel: 01884 840 960.

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

Former textile mill opened as a working museum. Tour the working levels and view the 1910 Lancashire boiler, 1910 300hp Pollit & Wigzell steam engine,…

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Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park

Off Bysing Wood Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7UD.
Tel: 03000 422 997.

  • Car Park

Once one of the main gunpowder factories in the South East, The park is one of the best places to discover history of gunpowder manufacturing in a tranquil…

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Brindley’s Mill & James Brindley Museum

214 Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8FA.
Tel: 01538 360 900.

Mid 18th century working corn mill celebrating the work of James Brindley, millwright and canal engineer renowned as the pioneer of the canal system in…

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Framework Knitters Museum

Chapel Street, Ruddington , Nottinghamshire, NG11 6HE.
Tel: 0115 984 6914.

  • Part disabled access
  • A unique complex of listed frameshops, cottages and outbuildings arranged around a garden courtyard with an adjacent former chapel in which many of the…

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    Dulverton Heritage Centre

    Fores Street, Dulverton, Devon, TA22 9EZ.
    Tel: 000.

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

    Gives visitors a taste of old Dulverton, with a working model of Dulverton Railway Station.

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    Leawood Pumphouse

    Leawood Pumphouse

    High Peak Junction, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 5HW.
    Tel: 01629 533 287.

    • Car Park
    • Refreshments
    • Souvenir Shop

    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…

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    Allihies Copper Mine Museum

    Allihies, Beara, West Cork, Cork, Ireland.
    Tel: 00 353 27 73218.

    • Refreshments

    Bears witness to the phenomenal copper mining industry at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution that changed the land and people of Allihies forever.

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    Aldershot Military Museum

    Queens Avenue, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2LG.
    Tel: 01252 314 598.

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

    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…

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