Step into our industrial and social history
From a time when
Steam was king
Motorcycle Festival Steaming – 29 & 30 June
The Tempest at Crofton – 4 July
Splendid Summer Steampunk Steaming – 27 & 28 July
Do you love motorcycles and motorcycling? Would you like to come to our Festival of Motorcycling? If so, read …
|29 Jun 2019 – 30 Jun 2019|
Normal Steaming Day Pricing
Think Crofton Beam Engines, think Shakespeare? No? Well… think again! This year for the first time we’ll be hosting …
|04 Jul 2019|
|17:30 – 20:30|
Splendid Summer Steampunk Steaming The ultimate Steampunk occasion for 2019!! Steampunk visitors in Crofton Our …
|27 Jul 2019 – 28 Jul 2019|
|10:00 – 17:00|
From £14.00 per adult.
Learning at Crofton
Whether you are a school, college or simply a steam enthusiast we can provide learning opportunities to suit your requirements. From School Tours, Talks and Tours to the general public, Steaming Events and our Personal Steam Experience, we have plenty for you to choose from.
Explore Crofton’s Engines
A team of dedicated volunteers and staff looks after the whole site. They do that to preserve this amazing landmark from the past in order that you, and future generations, can see how our great, pioneering engineers tackled early developments in motive power and pumping technology. When you visit, you will see why Crofton is regarded as such a gem in the heritage of UK engineering.
Crofton is powered by volunteers! Come and join our friendly team at Crofton Beam Engines, and help to show our wonderful engines and beautiful site to our visitors. We have a wide range of volunteer roles, so there is a task waiting for you whatever your background. Roles include Front of house and tour guides, Engineering, Groundwork, Building Maintenance, and Visitor Services.
The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join their all-female troupe at Crofton Beam Engines on Thursday 4 July for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ’The Tempest’ like none other. In usual HandleBards…
We are delighted to have been the venue chosen to launch a major new book on the life, career, achievements and world impact of James Watt, one of the foremost engineers in history, during our Science Fair and James Watt Celebration Steaming this weekend. This Sunday afternoon, 26 May, will see the launch of The…
Do you love motorcycles and motorcycling? Would you like to come to our Festival of Motorcycling and exhibit a motorcycle that you own? If so, read on! This year Crofton Beam Engines is hosting a Festival of Motorcycling alongside its steaming of the historic beam engines on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June. We have…