We visited Trencherfield mill today as my husband is interested in engineering but we all loved it. The volunteers and Bill were unbelievably knowledgable and more than happy to share that knowledge. A fantastic slice of social history and engineering.
Very interesting place lots of history,The place really takes you back to the bad old days,I would also recommend a trip on the canal on the kitty wake canal barge they also tell you about the history of the link between the canal and the...更多
Last went to Trencherfield Mill many moons ago and decided to go again withg my nine year old daughter. She was fascinated with the Mill and the demonstrations therein. Excellent place to go to see a little bit of Wigan and northern history and a...更多
to get a real impression of the sheer size of this engine you need to stand near it it is HUGE and when any documentaries are done by t/v stations such as when Tony Robinson (of time team) did a walk passing through the town...更多
Love seeing what life was like in the olden days. When the wheel is working and all the machines are going it really gives you a sense of what the workers had to deal with on a daily basis and the perils they faced. So...更多
I actually used to live in the apartments above!! As an engineer, this is a must see but also good for everyone. Very knowledgeable engineer there will answer all your questions. Worlds largest working steam engine. AWESOME!!!!
We looked on Wigan Council's web site, so we knew it was a Steaming Sunday and 1 pm was to be a special time.
Only £4 pp on entry for a magnificent show. The video presenter is a Yorkshire lass from 2003ish and she really...更多