See Wiltshire's industrial past at the Crofton Beam Engines

Marlborough, Wiltshire

See Wiltshire's industrial past 'in steam' at the Crofton Beam Engines.

Considered to be the oldest working steam engines in the world, the Crofton Beam Engines were built 200 years ago to supply water to the highest point of the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Get a real feel for the industrial revolution and see the impressive Beam Engines 'in steam' on seven different weekends a year, including Halloween!

Enjoy the unspoilt countryside around the Engine House and take a walk along the towpath of the Kennet & Avon Canal or across picturesque fields to Wilton Windmill, the only working windmill in Wiltshire.

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