Welcome to Twyford Waterworks

 

Main BuildingCome 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.

 

 

Our next Open Day……

Spring Rally Sunday 4th May

                     

11am – 4pm

 

A day out for all the family! Lots to see and do!

 

Spring Rally 2013Enjoy  an informative stroll around our Waterworks with everything fully open, restored machinery in operation and our volunteers on hand to explain how it all used to work. Join a free 75 minute Guided Tour at 11.30am, 1pm or 3pm.

Learn  all about the progress we are making to restore our boilers and steam pumping engine!

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 three acre 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.

Our ever popular start of season rally - traction engines and steam rollers in steam, miniature railway rides (free to children), working stationary engines and classic vehicles on display

Plus: plant stall, bric-a brac, book stall and tombola

 

Free preserved bus service* from and to Winchester! Have a bus ride as part of your day at the Waterworks!

 

Winchester Station         Dep      10.25      11.25      13.25      14.25      15.25

Winchester Broadway    Dep      10.30      11.30      13.30      14.30      15.30

Twyford Waterworks       Arr       10.50      11.50      13.50      14.50      15.50

 

Twyford Waterworks      Dep      11.05      13.05      14.05      15.05      16.05

Winchester Station          Arr      11.25      13.25      14.25      15.25      16.25

Winchester Broadway     Arr      11.30      13.30      14.30      15.30      16.30

 

* kindly provided by Friends of King Alfred Buses

 

 

Last Updated: Monday 21st April 2014