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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 will be published on 20th March 2014.

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

16th March 2014

2104 Guide published!

The 2014 edition of the Steam Heritage Guide has been printed and will appear in the shops from Thursday 20th March. If you prefer, you can order a copy direct from us either by phoning 01483 542 908 or online via this website. Don't delay so you can plan your visits for the 2014 season!

6th March 2014

2014 Steam Heritage Guide at the printers!

The 2014 Steam Heritage Guide, the biggest ever, went off to the printers on 5th March, so we should have copies back by around the 14th March and will be sending them out to those who have already ordered. If you want a copy soon, order it now - go to: and order on line, or give us a call on 01483 542 908.

1st March 2014

2014 Steam Heritage Guide - biggest ever!

The 2014 edition of the popular Steam Heritage Guide will be available in mid-March, so don't miss out on planning those exciting holidays and days out. This year's Guide is the biggest ever as we have added another 16 pages of more places to visit, giving not only a record number of pages at 148, but a record 2,200 opportunities to enjoy our hobby. So, don't miss out on clearing away those winter blues and start planning where you are…

12th February 2014

Transport Trust Awards 2014

Entries are invited for The Transport Trust Restoration Awards. A number of cash awards, normally up to a maximum of £5,000 each, are made annually for high quality transport restoration projects which are well advanced, but which would be helped towards earlier completion by a modest cash injection. The closing date for Restoration Award entries is 30th June next and inspection of projects will take place before the end of August, with the…

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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.