Welcome

Come and discover the story of water extraction, softening and supply over the last 120 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 during the year. We look forward to seeing you at one of our events - please see our Visitor Information pages for full details.

 

We also welcome group visits by prior arrangement and can provide guided tours tailored to your interests.

We would like to give our special thanks to the many visiting exhibitors who support our events throughout the year, helping to make a day out with us an experience to enjoy and remember.

Twyford Waterworks today
Twyford Waterworks today

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Hathorn Davey Pumping Engine
Hathorn Davey Pumping Engine

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The Waterworks c1909
The Waterworks c1909

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Twyford Waterworks today
Twyford Waterworks today

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Our next Open Day is on Sunday 3rd October, and we look forward to welcoming you then.

 

The Hathorn Davey pumping engine and the Babcock & Wilcox water-tube boiler will be in steam with as much of the site will be open and in operation as is safe to do so under Step 4 guidance. 

Obviously, the safety of our visitors and volunteers is the number one priority and there will be a number of changes to the site to ensure that the Covid risk to everyone is minimised. This includes site-wide availability of hand sanitiser, one way systems, contactless payment, and restrictions to numbers inside the buildings.

We continue to recommend that all visitors wear face masks inside the buildings unless medically exempt.

 

Please purchase a ticket from our admissions kiosk when you arrive.

Gift Aid prices - Adults £7, Concessions £6

Non Gift Aid prices - Adults £6, Concessions £5

Under sixteens free

What to expect when you visit:

The toilets are open operating on a ‘one-in, one-out’ queuing

system.

 

The Tea Room will be open serving light refreshments along

with a BBQ.

 

We are currently unable to offer guided tours.

Gates open at 11am and you can stay at the Waterworks for as long as you wish until closing time at 4pm.

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