The Steam Heritage Guide Cover

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

For around 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 2016 Steam Heritage Guide will be available from mid-march 2016 from good newsagents or order via this website or give us a call.

Steam Rallies and Vintage Shows in 2016

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

16th March 2016

2016 Steam Heritage Guide is in stock!

If you haven't already ordered your 2016 edition of the Steam Heritage Guide, now is the time to do it. They have arrived from the printers and pre-ordered copies are going in the post today in time for Easter. Don't miss out on arguably the most comprehensive guide to Britain's transport, industrial and agricultural heritage, with some 2,400 places & events to visit in the coming months. Order it online now or give us a call on 01403…

15th November 2015

Details wanted for 2016 Guide

Are you an event organiser or an attraction/museum manager? We are currently compiling details for the 2106 edition of the Steam Heritage Guide and would welcome input from organisers and managers. Drop us an email to with full details by the middle of January and we will do the rest!

1st April 2015

We’ve got loads of events all year round, including this Easter 2015 weekend

Easter is upon us and Spring is coming alive, and so is the preservation world. The 2015 Steam Heritage Guide is now in the shops and we're looking forward to a busy Easter weekend as steam and vintage events get the new season underway. Take a look at our special page dedicated to heritage Easter Days Out for some ideas and inspiration of where to visit.

18th March 2015

2015 Steam Heritage Guide Published

The 2015 Steam Heritage Guide is now in all good newagents, so don't miss out on your copy. Alternatively, you can order by phone, post or online; all orders received to date have been dispatched and we are dispatchinh on a daily basis, so you should get your copy within a couple of days. This year's Guide has more entries than ever before which really makes it the best Guide heritage transport guide available. Don't miss out! Get your…

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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.