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Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station


Claymills Pumping Station

01283 509929


Meadow Lane,
Burton upon Trent,
DE13 0DA


One of Britain's largest restored Victorian Steam pumping station. Two operational beam engines and 26 other steam engines. There is also a steam driven workshop with blacksmith's forge. Children can follow the rat trail, start a steam engine or try model making. Light refreshments and bookshop available for the weary.

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Opening details

see for steaming weekends.


For static viewing donations welcome

Steaming Days: Adult: £5.00, Concessions: £4.00, Child: (5-16) £2.00, Family: £12.00



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Map reference: SK 262259  Lat: 52.82998 Long: -1.61256

Claymills Pumping Station is located 3 miles from Burton upon Trent, off the A5121. Leave the M1 at junction 24a, the M6 at junction 15 or the M6 Toll at junction T5, then follow signs for Burton upon Trent.


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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