Christmas Fair at Papplewick Pumping Station

Date and time

Dec 7, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Papplewick Pumping Station
Rigg Lane
NG15 9AJ


0115 963 2938


The 1884 twin James Watt Beam Engines are in full steam this weekend, along with the Galloway Boiler, Robey Winding Engine, miniature working steam engines and passenger carrying railway, landscaped gardens and woodland play area, picnic area, café and gift shop. 

Childrens activities and lots of craft stalls for all those Christmas presents plus a special visit from Santa Clause.

Bestwood Male Voice Choir on Saturday at 12.00pm & 1.45pm.  The Oxton Handbell Ringers on Sunday at 12pm & 1pm. 

Regular trips to see the amazing 1879 underground reservoir with its Cathedral style ceilings throughout the day.  (Weather permitting and small charge payable)

Papplewick Pumping Station is located between Burntstump Hill and Longdale Lane, Ravenshead NG15 9AJ and is Britain’s finest and most ornate working Victorian water pumping station. 

Free Parking opposite the station. Ticket shop and grounds open from 10.30am with the event running from 11am-4pm.

£10 adults, £8.50 seniors and students. Free entry for all children 16 and under. Full price admission includes 12 months free entry.