DAY 11: Experience Nottinghamshire Advent Calendar

Advent Day 11


On the 11th day of Christmas, Experience Nottinghamshire and Papplewick Pumping Station,  give to you
1 x family ticket (for four persons) to see Papplewick Pumping Station In Steam on December 29 or 30 2012.

Set in the tranquil Nottinghamshire countryside and regarded as the finest surviving fresh water pumping station in England, Papplewick Pumping Station is a splendid family day out. The Station is unique in retaining all of its original features including its six hand fired Lancashire boilers and two James Watt beam engines. Also on site is the only surviving steam powered Robey winding engine, a miniature passenger railway, a café, play park and Byzantine style underground reservoir.

The Station is famous for its elaborate architecture and ornate decoration which captures the imagination of both young and old making the station very popular with families. It is situated 8 miles north of Nottingham just off the A60 near thevillageofRavenshead. Satnav: NG15 9AJ.

Please see Facebook page for further details.

To Enter this competition, answer this simple question:

How many hand fired Lancashire boilers have been retained at Papplewick Pumping Station?

A: Six
B: Sixteen
C: Sixty Six

Send your answer A, B or C … to, and title your email DAY 11 ADVENT ENTRY, leave a comment below OR reply to us on Facebook or Twitter.

Terms & Conditions:

This competition runs on 11 December 2012 from 9am, and will close on 12 December 2012 at 9am. The judge’s decision is final. The chosen winner/s will be picked at random on  12 December and will be announced no later than 13 December 2012. Tickets are non-exchangeable nor transferable and subject to availability for use on 29 or 30 December 2012 ONLY, and at the discretion of the manager.

The tickets are offered courtesy of Papplewick Pumping Station

Visit out Love Notts Facebook Page tomorrow to find out what you can win from the Notts Pole next!

Posted on 11 December 2012
Featured author: Lynzi E-Marketing Officer

Often found roaming the Notts countryside. Spaniel Lover. Stargazer. Sweet tooth.

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