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|You can find us here. Crofton is 6 miles (10Km) from Marlborough and 3 miles from Great Bedwyn. Travel by foot, bicycle or car – there is a large car park – and just follow the brown “Beam Engines” tourism signs.|
|All the information to plan your visit is here. Opening times and steaming events, also found in the Upcoming Events calendar, along with accessibility of parts of the site…….|
|There is a lot of industrial history in the Crofton story starting at a time when the canal system was the motorway of its time shipping goods from Bristol to London. From the first installation of a wooden beamed engine through to today. Read the history and development of this remarkable place…….|
|Inside the engine house there are two beam engines still working as a testimony to the quality of engineering of the past. The technology for these engines can be found here……..|
|If you are a teacher, find out about the resources we have on offer to help you with technological and social history. We can offer educational packages to schools, colleges and special interest groups. Please send us a message to see what we can offer…….|
|Crofton is run by volunteers from all walks of life. Would you like to join us to help preserve this unique piece of history?|
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