Step into our industrial and social history
From a time when
Steam was king
The Secret Spitfires – 19 July
Splendid Summer Steampunk Steaming – 27 & 28 July
Crofton Steaming Weekend – 10 & 11 August
*** 18 JULY UPDATE – TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST for this event and we expect the venue to be full, so to avoid …
|19 Jul 2019|
£10.00, any tickets unsold online via Eventbrite will be available on the door.
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.
Come and join us for a traditional two-day mid-summer steaming of the engines! Enjoy the Engineman’s Rest Cafe, our Old …
|10 Aug 2019 – 11 Aug 2019|
Normal Steaming Day Pricing
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 team at Crofton Beam Engines had the pleasure of visiting two fascinating and contrasting heritage visitor attractions in Southampton last Saturday. A party of 22 Crofton volunteers and staff spent the afternoon as guests of Marketing Director Nigel Philpott and the team at SS Shieldhall enjoying a memorable Solent cruise. Like Crofton, SS Shieldhall…
Steamhenge (Salisbury & Wiltshire Steampunk) is happy to announce tickets are on sale for its wonderful new steampunk event on 27&28 July in association with Crofton Beam Engines! There will be real steam! There will be steampunks! There will be music from Professor Elemental and Alice’s Night Circus! There will also be food, drink, kids…
What a great summer’s evening last night with the thespian ladies of The HandleBards performing Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ at Crofton! If you were one of the 116 who came along, we hope you enjoyed it, and thank you for supporting Crofton and the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust! If you came along please give us…