Welcome to Twyford Waterworks
Come and discover the story of water extraction, softening and supply over the last 100 years at this Scheduled Ancient Monument located close to Winchester in the heart of the Hampshire countryside.
Restored by volunteers of the Twyford Waterworks Trust we are open on selected days throughout the year. We look forward to seeing you at one of our Events - please see our Events page for full details.
We also welcome group visits by prior arrangement and can provide guided tours tailored to your interests.
Sunday 6th September
Waterworks Open Day and Vintage Vehicles
11am – 4pm
Enjoy an informative stroll around our Waterworks with everything fully open, restored machinery in operation and meet our volunteers who will be on hand to explain how it all used to work.
Learn all about the progress we are making to restore our boilers and steam pumping engine! Work on restoring one of our boilers has now commenced, and we plan to be back in steam for 2015.
Join a free guided tour to find out all about the waterworks, and how it’s developed over the last 100 years.
Discover the lime kilns up above the main works, where you can also watch the industrial narrow gauge railway at work. Follow our nature trail around the site and see what you can spot!
Relax in our renowned Tea Room, offering a wide range of hot & cold drinks, sandwiches, toasties, snacks, cakes & ice creams and an outdoor BBQ with locally sourced burgers and sausages, all at a reasonable price. Please feel free to make use of the picnic tables around the site too.
Plus: our own bric-a brac and book stall – always plenty to buy!
Our theme for this Open Day is ‘Vintage Vehicles’
The Waterworks welcomes classic cars enjoying a run out to the pumping station, and other vintage vehicles on display.
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