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Bancroft Mill

Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

Gillians Lane
(off Colne Road)
BB18 5QR

Tel: 01695 424166

Bancroft Mill

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£6.00 per ticket
Concession£5.00 per ticket
Family Ticket£15.00 per ticket
Under 6 yearsFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Concessionary Admission Charges
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Indoor Attraction
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Open All Year
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Use Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Materials
  • Water Saving Measures

Establishment Features

  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Access/Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • Coaches Welcome
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Special Group Rates

Provider Preferences

  • Groups accepted
  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Accessible from B6383 & A59, follow brown tourist signs.

Public Transport Directions

By rail - from Lancashire take the train to Colne, from Yorkshire take the train to Skipton.There are regular bus services to Barnoldswick both from Colne and Skipton.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* On Steaming days the museum is open at 11:00, the engine runs from 1:00pm to 3:45pm.
Weaving demonstrations, free parking, cafeteria and shop.
Please check website for opening dates and times.


Saturday, 12th September 2020 - Sunday, 13th September 2020

Bancroft Mill Heritage Open DaysSee the largest engine steaming in Lancashire running at full speed. The engine was built in Nelson in 1919 and is in its original condition and on the site for which it was made.
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Sunday, 12th July 2020 - Sunday, 12th July 2020

Sunday, 2nd August 2020 - Sunday, 2nd August 2020

Sunday, 23rd August 2020 - Sunday, 23rd August 2020

Sunday, 4th October 2020 - Sunday, 4th October 2020

Sunday, 25th October 2020 - Sunday, 25th October 2020

Sunday, 15th November 2020 - Sunday, 15th November 2020

Bancroft Mill Steaming DaysBancroft Mill Engine Trust is an independent registered charity. It was formed in 1980 to preserve the industrial heritage of the last working steam mill engine in the area.
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