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Promote your event or attraction for the whole year in the Steam Heritage Guide

Recognised as the most comprehensive guide museums, attractions and events for the UK’s industrial and transport heritage, the Steam Heritage Guide is relied on by potential visitors planning visits, tours and holidays.

Our affordable advertising rates mean you have the opportunity to stand out from the standard listings to promote your event or attraction and ensure you reach the thousands of readers who buy the guide each year.

This year adverts will all be in colour giving you even more opportunity to get your message across.

Advert sizes and costs

Size Width Height Cost
Full Page (type area) 128.5mm 190mm £400
Full Page (trim) 148.5mm 210mm £400
Full Page (bleed) 154.5mm 216mm £400
Half Page (vertical) 62.25mm 190mm £225
Half Page (horizontal) 128.5mm 93mm £225
Quarter Page 62.25mm 93mm £150
Eighth Page 62.25mm 44.5mm £90

Prime positions: Inside Front Cover (IFC), Inside Back Cover (IBC) and Outside Back Cover (OBC) are 10% extra and are on a first come first served basis. Please contact us to check availability.

Supplying Artwork

Artwork should be emailed to or supplied on CD/DVD to Steam Heritage, 23 Hewitts Estate, Elmbridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8LW.

Files should be supplied in CMYK colour, 300dpi resolution at the correct size as a pdf, eps, tiff or jpeg file with all fonts embedded or outlined. Any special artwork, modifications or alterations to original copy will be charged extra.

Terms and Conditions

1. Purchase Order

1a. The booking form is to be returned with an authorised customer signature which confirms the amounts and details of the order to be correct, with the name of your authorised signatory printed and clearly legible and/or:

1b. Either a customer purchase order with a valid order number on your letterhead or an email confirmation with written acceptance of the order from the customer.

1c. Editorial and information to be provided on the Advertiser’s Information Form, and the customer to proved the photo or artwork according to our specification.

Receipt of 1a or 1b confirm you have committed to the order and accept our terms and conditions below. However, failure to sign and return the order acknowledgement form sent by the publisher does not constitute a cancellation of that order.

2. Contract

The Booking Form and the terms and conditions herein represent the entire contract between the publishers of the Steam Heritage Guide and the customer, unless otherwise agreed in writing.

3. Price and Invoicing

3a. The Price shall be the Publisher’s quoted or agreed price on the booking form. Any artwork costs/amendments to artwork will be charged extra at cost.

3b. Unless otherwise agreed, invoices will be raised at point of order and customers are required to make payment in full within 30 days of the invoice date, or within 7 days of the invoice if the printing date is within a period of less than 30 days of the order. Failure to pay on time will result in the advertising being withdrawn.

3c. Interest on any overdue invoices shall accrue daily from the date when payment becomes due until the date of payment, at a rate of 3% above the Bank of England base rate.

4. Acceptance

Advertisements are accepted subject to space being available and to the Publisher’s approval of the copy. The Publisher reserves the right to refuse, amend or otherwise deal with any advertisement at his absolute discretion or to require any artwork or other material to be amended.

The Publisher shall not be liable for any loss or damage, consequential or otherwise, occasioned by late publication or the failure of an advertisement to appear from any cause whatsoever.

The Advertiser will fully indemnify the Publisher for costs, damages or other changes which the Publisher may incur as a result of legal action or threatened legal actions arising from the publication of an advertisement published in accordance with copy instructions supplied by the Advertiser. The Publisher will consult with the Advertiser as to the way in which such claims are to be handled.

5. Cancellation

50% of any contract price paid will be refunded if cancellation is received in writing within 30 days of booking or at least 30 days in advance of the printing of the Steam Heritage Guide, whichever is the sooner. Thereafter, the contract price is not refundable.