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Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

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Address: Meadow Lane | Stretton, Burton upon Trent, England
Phone Number: 01283509929
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Description: Just 1/4 mile from A38 Burton North junction. Brown signs from junction...
Just 1/4 mile from A38 Burton North junction. Brown signs from junction but not on A38
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excellent for the beginner urban explorer or seasoned explorer

Had a fantastic non steaming day visit. Parked with no issues for free, was greeted by a member of the team and offered a coffee as we had travelled over 150 miles to see this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A working Victorian pumping station, not to be missed when in our town .run by a volunteer crew. learn more about our past history and see this magnificent piece of working machinery . just on Derby road , before the entrance to the A38 for Derby.well worthy of a visit to an unusually working museum piece. A fantastic exhibit .

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went on a non steaming day. What a treat. Too much to see to be able to take it all in, but we tried hard. Great guide, who explained everything in a manner anyone can relate to. You don't; need to be a steam nut, but you do need to like heavy engineering and the glory days of Victorian... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Had a fantastic non steaming day visit. Parked with no issues for free, was greeted by a member of the team and offered a coffee as we had travelled over 150 miles to see this fantastic project. As an urban explorer this was a fantastic day, the guide was friendly, passionate and very knowledgeable. Everyone on site was an expert... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is truly an astonishing site to visit. Not only are there so very many things to see ... the staff are not only enthusiastic, but very knowledgeable, and very, very friendly. They sell great food ... they have a book shop!! ... and there are so many engines steaming away in the lost unlikely places, including above the boilers.... More 

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Worlingham, null, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We saw the sign on the main road and decided to see what the pumping station was all about. Our trip to Burton on Trent was unplanned but we are so pleased we found Claymills Victorian Pumping Station. If you are going to visit I would suggest you check when it is open and if you are looking to see... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Fantastic working victorian pumping mill run by a group of really enthusiastic and friendly volunteers. The site is an old pumping station which is in steam on bank holiday weekends. You can visit the whole site, see the engines being restored, the boilers and the different stationary engines as well. I was lucky enough to see the main beam engine... More 

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Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The best thing about this attraction is that it is run by enthusiastic volunteers. As a result you are trusted not to stick your fingers in things, not to steal things on display and to be careful and enjoy the work they have done. As a result you really can get close, you can take your time, you can hear,... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

This Victorian Pumping Station is totally run by friendly and knowledgeable volunteers and they are the same people who are restoring this great place. The highlight of the visit is certainly seeing the incredible pumps working - poetry in motion! Great day out for all the family, the kids love it and it's well worth a visit

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We had a lovely time, spur of the moment choice to go there. As long as it's a sunny day I would recommend it to anyone. Professional shop keepers and crew everywhere and good value for money. Try the Stoker's Rest and the traditional ice-cream. Good fun for little boys.

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Cheadle, null, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We were at a loose end on Bank Holiday Monday and didn't want to spend a fortune as we go away in a few weeks. We found this place listed as a local(ish) attraction and it seemed a quirky place to visit. It is a little confusing upon arrival as the new pumping works and construction site are adjacent. Thankfully,... More 

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Address: Address: Meadow Lane | Stretton, Burton upon Trent, England
Phone Number: 01283509929
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