Steaming on a Summer Weekend
On steaming days there is a charge for entry to the grounds. The admission charge includes entry to the pumping station for a self-led tour. Adults £10.75, including car park charge. (£12 with Gift Aid). Accompanied children under 16 free. Discounts for Kennet and Avon Canal Trust members and National Art Pass holders.
Advance booking is recommended for steaming days. A pre-paid timed ticket will reserve a place at the time that suits you. (The 11:00 tour on Saturday 30 July is already fully booked). Opening times 10:00 – 16:30. Last self-led tour 15:15.
Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy overlooking the canal and railway. No refreshments are available on site.
Please note that the only access to the site is via the main gate opposite the car park. No access from the lower canal entrance at lock 60. That gate is locked.