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Location of the Pumping Station

Printable instructions on how to find Papplewick Pumping Station,
SK 582 522  -  Sat Nav Post Code - NG15 9AJ.
On “Non Steaming” Days, parking is at the top of the main drive opposite the car park.

Do not start from Papplewick Village !!, if you have done so, go east through the village of Papplewick, follow the road for 1 mile, turn right on the A60 to Nottingham. After 1/4 mile turn left at the traffic lights, sign posted "Burntstump Country Park - Police HQ". Turn left after 1/4 mile (sharp exit !) as road bends right. Follow the road for a mile (number of sharp bends !) you will pass the brick wall of the pumping station on the left, Car Park opposite the second entrance.

Travelling North from Nottingham, leaving Arnold and travelling over Redhill -

Either take the A60 to Mansfield;
After about a mile, turn right at the 1st set of traffic lights, sign posted "Burntstump Country Park - Police HQ".
(you will have passed another Victorian waterworks on the left, this was Bestwood  Pumping Station and now is a restaurant).
Turn left after 1/4 mile (sharp exit !) as road bends right. Follow the road for a mile (number of sharp bends !) you will pass the brick wall of the pumping station on the left, Car Park opposite the second entrance.

Or take the A614 to Ollerton;
Follow the A614 for 3 miles, go under the railway bridge and turn left at  the island, sign posted; "Papplewick Pumping Station, Longdale Craft Centre, Newstead  Abbey".
Follow the road for 1 mile and turn left at crossroads, just past the trees.
Turn left into Pumping Station Car Park after 300 yards.

From the M1 Motorway;
Take the Exit 27, A608 to Mansfield.
Follow the 'Brown' signs for "Sherwood Forest" then "Newstead  Abbey"
Turn left onto the A611 to Mansfield, travel through Annesley (average speed cameras!).
Turn right at the next traffic lights, B6020 to Larch Farm / Ravenshead.
At the next traffic lights at Larch Farm turn right on the A60 to Nottingham  and after 1/2 mile, turn left (follow next instructions)

Travelling South from Mansfield  on A60 to Nottingham;
Turn left at Newstead Abbey Gates / The “Hutt” Restaurant, down Longdale Lane  (sign posted "Craft Centre").
After 2 miles (past Longdale Lane Craft Centre), turn right at the crossroads.
(You can see the tall brick chimney of the station on your right).
Turn left into Pumping Station Car Park after 300 yards.

Travelling South from Ollerton  on A614 to Nottingham;
South of "White Post" island, keep right on the A614 when it splits with the  A6097.
About 3 1/2 miles south of "White Post" turn right at the island  just before the railway bridge.
Sign posted "Ravenshead, Newstead Abbey, Longdale Craft Centre"
Follow the road for 1 mile and turn left at crossroads, just past the trees.
Turn left into Pumping Station Car Park after 300 yards.

Map

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