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Northwich | United Kingdom
Located near Northwich in Cheshire, the Anderton Boat Lift is one of the greatest monuments to Britain´s last canal age and known as the "Cathedral of the Canals". Built in 1875 and silent for 20 years, now re-opened after a £7 million restoration, the world’s first and England´s only boat lift.  ...
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Anderton Boat Lift
Lift Lane Anderton
CW9 6FW Northwich, United Kingdom

Northwich | United Kingdom
A visit to Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse begins on the ground floor with a short introductory film in ‘The Regalette’ mini-cinema. You then walk through the Special Exhibitions Gallery to two other galleries on the ground floor. Firstly, the Victorian Workhouse Schoolroom which explores school ...
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Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse
162 London Road
CW9 8AB Northwich, United Kingdom

Norwich | United Kingdom
The great medieval city of Norwich offers such a wealth of heritage that it is easy to overlook the variety of industrial buildings from all periods and particularly the nineteenth century that lie within the city centre. The industrial economy of Norwich was built on the diverse mixture of ...
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The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Bridewell Alley
NR2 1AQ Norwich, United Kingdom

Nottingham | United Kingdom
Papplewick is one of the most ornate of the ‘palaces of public health’ built in the second half of the 19th century that celebrated the supply of clean water and the creation of adequate draining systems in English cities. The pumping station supplied drinking water to Nottingham from 1884 until ...
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Papplewick Pumping Station
Papplewick Engines Trust
Longdale Lane Ravenhead
NG15 9AJ Nottingham, United Kingdom

Oldham | United Kingdom
One of the best-preserved landscape of the domestic system of textile manufactures is in the extensive parish of Saddleworth, comprising the ancient townships of Delph, Diggle, Dobcross, Denshaw, Greenfield and Upper Mill, that historically was part of Yorkshire, and looked to Huddersfield as the ...
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Saddleworth Museum
Upper Mill
High Street
OL3 6HS Oldham, United Kingdom

Orford | United Kingdom
Oford Ness is a remote, bleak shingle spit on the east coast of England north of the mouth of the River Deben and the ports of Harwich and Felixstowe. It is 16 km long from north to south, and is reckoned the best preserved vegetated shingle ridge in Europe. After eight decades of military use the ...
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Orford Ness National Nature Reserve
IP12 3NV Orford, United Kingdom

Paignton | United Kingdom
The railway from Newton Abbot through Torquay and Paignton to Kingswear was fully opened in 1864, built to Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s broad gauge of 2.134m. It was then part of the South Devon Railway which was fully taken over by the Great Western Railway in 1876. With other lines in south-west ...
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The Dartmouth Steam Railway
Queen’s Park Station
Torbay Road
TQ4 6AF Paignton, United Kingdom

Paisley was the principal centre of cotton spinning in Scotland, and was famous from the early nineteenth century for its distinctive shawls, and from the latter part of the century for the manufacture of thread.Clark & Co, of the Anchor Mills, which date from 1812 and J & P Coats, of the Ferguslie ...
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Paisley People’s Archive | Threadmill Museum
Paisley People’s Archive
Studio 207 Embroidery Mill Abbey Mill Business Centre
PA1 1TJ Paisley, United Kingdom

Pendeen | United Kingdom
The Levant Mine engine house, perched, apparently precariously, on a cliff above the Atlantic Ocean, houses the oldest working beam engine in Cornwall, a 24 inch (0.61 m) winding engine designed by Francis Mitchell, made by Harveys of Hayle, and installed in 1840. The mine extended to a considerable ...
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Levant Mine & Beam Engine
Trewellard
TR19 7SX Pendeen, United Kingdom

Penzance | United Kingdom
It is as if the walls were echoing once more with the rough tones of miners. As if weary feet were stamping against the bare cement floor, accompanied by the screeching tones of the rising cage. Nowadays, not far from Penzance, the Atlantic flows through the disused galleries of the Geevor tin mine ...
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Geevor Tin Mine World Heritage Site
Pendeen
TR19 7EW Pendeen, United Kingdom

Peterborough | United Kingdom
The Nene Valley Railway is an immensely impressive mixture of industrial landscape and steam nostalgia. British and European mainline steam and diesel locomotives run real services into the heart of Peterborough through seven and a half miles of a rural landscape. After a short walk, you can change ...
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Nene Valley Railway
Wansford Station Stibbington
PE8 6LR Peterborough, United Kingdom

Peterlee | United Kingdom
The Durham Coastal Footpath extends 17 km from Crimdon in the south to Seaham in the north through an area of Magnesian Limestone with boulder clay above it. It passes through an area that is an outstanding example of regeneration following the impact of large-scale industry. Coal in this part of ...
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Durham coastal footpath
Information: District of Easington Tourist Office East Durham Business Centre
Judson Road NW Industrial Estate
SR8 2QJ Peterlee, United Kingdom

Pickering | United Kingdom
The railway between Pickering and Grosmont in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park was originally part of the Whitby& Pickering Railway built with the advice of George Stephenson in 1835. In 1845 it became a double track steam railway as part of the York & North Midland Railway, and from 1854 was ...
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North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Pickering Station
Park Street
YO18 7JA Pickering, United Kingdom

Plymouth | United Kingdom
The Royal Navy’s base at Plymouth, where the Rivers Tamar, Tavy, Lynher and Plym enter the English Channel, was established in the late 17th century, and re-named Devonport in 1823. The museum has evolved through several stages since the Second World War as the dockyard has contracted. Its ...
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Naval Base Heritage Museum
Devonport Naval Base
Spinnaker Gate Granby Way
PL1 4HG Plymouth, United Kingdom

Pontypool | United Kingdom
Set in the stable block of Pontypool Park House the museum documents the proud history of early ironmaking and coal production in this valley. It also tells the story of the Hanbury family and features their unique collection of Pontypool and Usk tinplate decorated in the “Japanese Style”. Pontypool ...
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Pontypool Museum
Park Buildings
NP4 6JH Pontypool, United Kingdom

Porthcurno | United Kingdom
Porth Curno, 2 km from Land’s End and 16 km from the town of Penzance was, from 1870, the landing point for the cables that linked Britain with Spain, Portugal, Africa, the Mediterranean and more distant parts of the Empire. The first, linking England with Portugal, was laid in 1870 under the ...
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Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
Eastern House
TR19 6JX Porthcurno, United Kingdom

Porthmadog | United Kingdom
The Festiniog Railway was built to carry slate from quarries around Blaenau Ffestiniog over the 21.7 km to the harbour at Porthmadog, and opened in 1836, using, over the first 1.5 km from Porthmadog station the embankment known as The Cob, originally built as part of a land reclamation scheme. ...
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Festiniog Railway
Harbour Station
LL49 9NF Porthmadog, United Kingdom

Portsmouth | United Kingdom
The Royal Navy base at Portsmouth, in a safe anchorage off the Solent, was established by King John in the early 13th century. Its strategic importance increased and probably reached its zenith in the 19th century when, in case of invasion, Portsmouth was fortified on the landward side with a series ...
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Historic Dockyard
Visitor Centre
Victory Gate HM Naval Base
PO1 3LJ Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Powys | United Kingdom
Dams built in the Elan Valley to the design of James Mansergh (1834-1905) created a series of reservoirs from which water was conveyed from central Wales to the city of Birmingham by a 118 km long pipeline. Materials were carried to the sites by a temporary railway, and the construction workers ...
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Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Elan Valley
Rhayader
LD6 5HP Powys, United Kingdom

Powys | United Kingdom
The 48 m high stone dam that impounds Lake Vyrnwy (Llyn Efyrnwy) in the Berwyn Mountains was designed by George Deacon (1843-1909) at the starting point of a 109 km aqueduct that supplies drinking water to the city of Liverpool and was completed in 1891. The installations are in harmony with the ...
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Vyrnwy Craft Workshops
Tourist Information Centre Unit 2
Lake Vyrnwy Oswestry
SY10 OLY Powys, United Kingdom

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