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The only comprehensive guide to Britain's Transport & Industrial Heritage Museums, Railways and Events

For almost 50 years, the Steam Heritage Guide has provided a resource for the entire UK preservation scene and all aspects of our heritage. With over 900 museums, heritage railways and other attractions and 1,300 events listed, it is Britain's most comprehensive guide to the heritage market.

  • Easy to use design and layout with information clearly labelled
  • Museum and attraction listings by region to make it easy to find nearby places of interest when visiting an area
  • Index of museums and sites of interest alphabetically and by type of attraction
  • Steam rallies and heritage events for the whole year
  • Full colour throughout

If you are going to a steam rally or taking a holiday to visit heritage attractions, make sure you take the Steam Heritage Guide.

The 2014 Steam Heritage Guide is now available from good newsagents or order via this website.

Steam Rallies and Vintage Shows in 2014

The guide includes a comprehensive diary of steam rallies, vintage shows, railway events and open days across Britain.

Note: we DO NOT organise any shows. Please contact the organisers direct!

Heritage Railways, Museums and Collections

Listings of preserved railways, steam centres and transport and industrial museums to ship, canal, aircraft and military vehicle collections.

Heritage & Preservation News

25th August 2014

Meet Steam Heritage at The Great Dorset Steam Fair

Steam Heritage are sponsoring the Restoration Services Marquee at this year's Great Dorset Steam Fair. Why not pop in and say Hi to us and the Vintage Spirit team? Restoration Services Marquee With the acquisition of Vintage Spirit last autumn by Steam Heritage Publishing, it is appropriate that the Restoration Services Marquee at the Great Dorset Steam Fair is renamed as the Steam Heritage Restoration Services Marquee. We look forward to meeting…

17th August 2014

Events for the 2014 August Bank Holiday Weekend

August bank holiday is always a busy weekend for events and steam rallies and, as you'd expect, Steam Heritage has a comprehensive list of events to help you plan your weekend activities. From summer steam ups to railway galas and steaming weekends, air shows, country fayres and steam rallies, there's something to suit all heritage enthusiasts. Take a look at our listings >

14th August 2014

Vintage Spirit September 2014 issue available

The September issue of Vintage Spirit magazine is now available to buy online, or from your newsagent from tomorrow. A bumper issue, this month contains a preview of this year's Great Dorset Steam Fair and the events and displays to celebrate the centenary of the First World War.

11th July 2014

Vintage Spirit August 2014 issue is available

The August 2014 issue of Vintage Spirit is again packed with features on steam and preservation including reports on the Banfield Sale and events including Shanes Castle in Northern Ireland. Features include looking at the limited steam heritage that remains in south-west Africa on the Skeleton Coast; Fowler No.13138, Finella, celebrating its centenary after 100 years with the same family; Albions in Scotland and conservation of classic fairground…

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The quality magazine for steam and industrial heritage enthusiasts

From the publishers of the Steam Heritage Guide, Vintage Spirit brings you the latest event reports, preservation news and fascinating features on restoration projects, heritage museums and well-known personalities from the preservation scene.

Published monthly, Vintage Spirit is available in all good newsagents, or you can purchase the latest issue online, or why not take out a subscription to make sure you never miss an issue.

The Steam Heritage Guide contains listings of preservation and heritage sites, railways, museums and attractions across the UK with contact details and facilities to help you plan days out for the family or for UK steam and heritage enthusiasts from preserved railways and steam centres to transport and industrial museums and collections. Maritime, Aviation, Military and Vintage vehicle museums are all included plus a comprehensive events diary list of air, classic car, railway galas, steam rallies, vintage shows and a huge amount more.