The Station is open Sunday afternoons, static display- non steaming.
April 2014 to October 2014 - 11am to 2.00pm - (gates locked soon after 2.00pm)
November 2014 to March 2015 - 11am to approx 1pm
(depending on weather and volunteers being on site)
Please ask volunteers for details about the station.
Admission charges; Adults £3.00, Senior/student £2.50,
Please put money in the Donation box or give to one of the volunteers.
All money goes to the upkeep of the station.
BEAM ENGINE STEAMING DATES FOR 2014
Steaming dates opening times -
Saturdays, Sundays or Mondays 11:00am to 5:00pm (4:00pm Xmas)
Last admittance 4:00pm - last bus to reservoir at 3.30pm.
October 18th Saturday /19th Sunday 1940’s Weekend
11.00am to 5.00pm
Military & civilian displays, vintage vehicles
Home Guard & Land Army re-enactors
All engines in steam etc.
Christmas - December Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th (11.00am to 4.00pm)
Engines in Steam Days
Adult £6.00, Senior/student £4.00, Children (5-16) £3.00,
Family (2+2) £16.00
Please see more details telephone: 0115 963 2938
Please note that we do not have any credit card facilities on the site
The majority of the site is accessible for all but due to the historical nature of the Engine House access is via a small flight of steps leading to the porch and main door; there are also internal stairs for reaching the upper floors.
Sat Nav Post Code - NG15 9AJ.
STEAMING DATES 2015
EASTER 5th/6th APRIL SUN/MON
MAY DAY 3th/4th MAY SUN/MON
SPRING BANK 24th/25th MAY SUN/MON
JULY 18th/19th JULY SAT/SUN
LATE SUMMER 30th/31st AUG SUN/MON
SEPTEMBER 19th/20th SEPT SAT/SUN
OCTOBER 10th/11th OCT SAT/SUN
CHRISTMAS 12th/13th DEC SAT/SUN
Join the Papplewick Association and support the Station
Membership costs £10.00pa for individual membership, £15.00pa for Family membership (2+2)
Active and not so active members welcome.
Members are allowed free entry to the station, both on static and steaming days.
For more information e-mail the membership secretary or download the application form. (pdf format).
Private conducted tours
The Pumping Station may be opened for private conducted tours,
arrangements can be made for most days of the week, daytime or evenings.
Civil Wedding Ceremonies
The station has a licence for the use of the site for Civil Wedding ceremonies, but not receptions.
Weddings can place in the Pumping Engine Station or rooms in the Superintendents House.
Meeting Room Hire
The Superintendents Meeting Room is available for hire, as a self contained venue for
small groups and meetings, up to about 10 people. Level access, kitchen and toilets.
Link to photograph of the room.
Please contact the station for further details. Tel: 0115 963 2938