News from Papplewick Pumping Station

1940s Weekend - October 20 / 21 (Saturday / Sunday) - 11am - 4pm

Vintage Weekend

Our next event is the 1940’s Weekend, this is a very popular event with the fantastic re-enactors, period vehicles both military and civilian, displays, mock battles and period musical entertainment. There are of course our tours to our underground Reservoir (a Cathedral of brickwork), miniature railway rides for all ages, Tea rooms for light refreshment and snacks, all our engines will be running, working Blacksmiths forge, and all this set in the grounds of one of the finest Victorian Water Pumping Station in the country.

Underground reservoir tours

Reservoir tours will recommence at the April 1st/2nd steam event. Please note our new charges for reservoir tours are £3 per Adult, FREE for Children up to 16.

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