Come and see Oddball, 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!
Take in the view from the jib!
See working models and video displays in the substation.
Our dates for 2017 are:
- Saturday 22nd April
- Saturday 10th June
- Saturday 9th September
- Sunday 10th September
We are open from 1pm to 4pm on each of these days. Admission is free and there is parking on site. If you are arriving by bicycle, there is parking available, so please remember to bring your locks. Dogs on leads are welcome within our Compound, but cannot go on the Dragline. Please help to keep our area tidy by cleaning up after your pet, if necessary. Doggy bags are available at the Substation. For directions to our site, and a map of the area, please see our “Find Us” page.