Papplewick Pumping Station, Ravenshead

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Papplewick Pumping Station Reviews
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  • August 9, 2017
    I and my family have visited the pumping station on a number of ocassions when in steam or on one of the special events which are run at times throughout the year. Seeing these incrediable steam drive...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    I visited with my Fiancé & a friend who's visiting from the states who has an interest in engineering, it's funny how something on your doorstep you can ignore for years , I was so glad I took time ou...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    breath taking architecture great engineering,also in a nice setting on the outskirts of nottingham with great country walks nearby and some good pubs  more »
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  • This is a fascinating place with much history. It gives an insight into the development of clean water supplies and the ingenuity of various artisans. It is now a tranquil spot and well worth a visit. There is also a miniature railway there!
  • We love this place. Its worth coming on a bank holiday, as that is when the victorian steam pumping station is actually working 'in steam'. The underground reservoir just up the hill is well worth paying the extra £2 for.
  • You should stop for a visit if you are around... It's a interesting and nice place with a great history, almost like a museum. The guide was very kind and helpful too. The people who keep this place alive and clean are volunteers.
  • On steam days in particular, this place is amazing, the architecture is stunning, and to see the pumps working is fascinating Beautiful surrounding, a truly beautiful place 😊
  • Very Well maintained Victorian steam engine in stunning surroundings, Staff were very knowledgeable and helpful.

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