Step into our industrial and social history
From a time when
Steam was king
Crafters & Makers Fair Steaming – 24, 25 & 26 August
The Secret Spitfires at Lockeridge – 22 September
Crofton at Night – 28 September
Looking for an original, novel gift? Enjoy artisan foods? Fascinated by distinctive, local crafts and the chance to buy …
|24 Aug 2019 – 26 Aug 2019|
Normal Steaming Day Pricing
THE SECRET SPITFIRES Kennet Valley Hall, Overton Road, Lockeridge, Marlborough, SN8 4EL 7:00 for 7:30pm, Sunday 22 …
|22 Sep 2019|
£10:00, to include light refreshments
Crofton at Night is a very special chance to experience our beam engines as they steam into the night adding a mystic …
|28 Sep 2019|
|18:30 – 21:00|
EARLY BIRD: £14:00 per head (booked before 9 September 2019)
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.
Crofton at Night, Saturday 28 September 2019, 6.30pm to 9.00pm Crofton at Night is a very special chance to experience our beam engines as they steam into the night adding a mystic aura to the evening through the glow from the boiler and the shadows from the beams. Tickets for the evening include entry to…
We are pleased to announce that the boiler is now fully functional again. Crofton Beam Engines will be in full steam for the Crafter and Makers fair steaming. on 24th 25th and 26th of August. We look forward to seeing you there!
This month sees an exciting development that is part of the major investment into Crofton Beam Engines made by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. We are trialling the prototype of a brand new interpretation scheme of graphic panels and other story-telling techniques to tell Crofton’s story in a new, fresh and dynamic way. We are…