The Crofton Engine and Boiler House will be temporarily closed during the period 30 July – 21 August inclusive. The Engineman’s Rest Café and the Crofton Grounds are not affected. The Café will be open for business as usual, which is 10:30 – 16:30 every day except Wednesdays.
The temporary closure is to allow important building works to take place inside as part of our Heritage Lottery Funded conservation project. Many thanks for your understanding.
Some great events at Crofton Beam Engines:
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Crofton’s evening lecture Friday 7th September on the Great Exhibition of 1851.
A volunteer job vacancy at Crofton. Crofton is developing its learning and educational support for both family and formal teaching. There is a volunteer vacancy for someone with skills in this area to help us develop this role. Details can be found here.
Come and visit the oldest working steam engines in the world still performing the job they were built to do! There are two beam engines, one of which is an original 200-
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