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Visited today when it was in full steam. Absolutely amazing to see, spent a good couple of hours here and still didn't see everything. Lots for children to do finding all the cats, visit the park, go on the train, walk around the lake. There...More
My partner and I have often thought to visit Papplewick Pumping Station and today we did!
We spent a few hours bumbling about all the various stalls and vintage cars on display whilst listening to a female singer which was pleasant.
We then took a...More
For years I've been saying I must visit Papplewick pumping station but have only recently got round to it. Car parking is free but admission for 'steam' events is £10 for adults and free for under sixteens. They do have concessionary rates for seniors and...More
This place is an absolute gem! We have been twice now for special events but as the £10 entry fee for steaming days now lasts a year, we shall be going more regularly. First visit was for the WW1 weekend, where I was able to...More
So why would you want to visit a pumping station? Well this is a very ornate building within beautiful grounds, although a functional building the Victorians knew how to show off. It is an important part of history run by volunteers, they have planned steam...More
I took my dad here on fathers day and we got lucky with a guide. The very nice gentleman walked us round the whole place, and was so knowledgeable.
Dad adored it so that was great. We want to go back on a weekend when...More
This place is quite simply...amazing. It is stunningly beautiful inside - only the Victorians could make something so stunning when the public was probably never meant to see it.
The tour is done by the volunteers who work here to keep this incredible place going....More
We are new to the area and stumbled upon Papplewick Punping station by chance. What a place! The volunteers are fab and very welcoming, from the minute we got out of our car until we left. Great history and very informative signs and videos. We...More
Response from PapplewickPS | Property representative |
Dear Jmac90, our beam engines are very quiet, you can have a conversation quite easily whilst they are running. On steam days we also have the miniature railway and tours of the underground reservoir. This weekend, Oct 10th... More
Dear Jmac90, our beam engines are very quiet, you can have a conversation quite easily whilst they are running. On steam days we also have the miniature railway and tours of the underground reservoir. This weekend, Oct 10th & 11th, we also have a 1940s event on site featuring many re-enactors in period costume, vintage vehicles, displays etc. All steam events run from 11am-5pm (last admission 4pm). A standard adult ticket is £8 and under 5yr olds are free.