Crofton Beam Engines
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Explore Crofton’s rich industrial and social history at this unique heritage site and turn back the clock to a time when steam was the dominant source of power.
Built between 1807 and 1809, Crofton Beam Engines is one of the only remaining stations of its kind in the UK, originally supplying water to the highest point of the Kennet and Avon Canal.
Step back in time to when steam was the most dominant source of power on a Steaming Day, tour the Engine House, enjoy a picnic in the grounds overlooking the canal or explore the beautiful Wiltshire countryside.
Please note: pre-booking is advised for steaming events.