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Open Days 2015

Come and see the largest preserved walking dragline excavator in Western Europe.

Look all round outside and see the giant 25 cubic yard bucket.

Go inside the machine and see all the motors and winding gear.

Sit in the driver’s seat!

Walk the length of the jib!

See working models and video displays in the substation.

Our dates for 2015 are:

  • Saturday 18th April
  • Saturday 13th June
  • Saturday 12th September
  • Sunday 13th September

We are open from 2pm to 4pm on each of these days. Admission is free and there is parking on site.  For directions and map, please see our “Find Us” page.