Coronavirus

Due to the current Corona virus outbreak, many attractions are delaying their 2020 season opening times and event organisers are cancelling or postponing their events.

While we will try to update the information on this site as much as possible, we cannot guarantee to have all the information we would like.

Therefore we urge you to check the latest information on the attraction or event's website or Facebook pages, and to contact them before travelling to avoid disappointment.

museums and attractions

Heritage Railways

Mid-Suffolk Light Railway 2020

Brockford Station, Wetheringsett, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5PW.
Tel: 01449 766 899.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

A section of the railway at Brockford has been recreated with original station buildings which capture the atmosphere of this quirky line. Today’s ‘Middy’…

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Mid-Hants Railway – The Watercress Line 2020

The Railway Station, Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 9JG.
Tel: 01962 733 810.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Preserved railway operating between Alton and Alresford for a journey of just over 10 miles.

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Whitwell & Reepham Railway

Whitwell Road, Reepham, Norfolk, NR10 4GA.
Tel: 01603 871 694.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Restored 1882 station on the Lynn & Fakenham Railway. Short demonstration line with steam and diesel locos.

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Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

Tremadog Road, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY.
Tel: 01766 513 402.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Porthmadog (WHR) to Pen-y-Mount Junction. 1.75 mile round trip in heritage coaches – includes a guided tour of the museum. Find out about the narrow…

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Weardale Railway

Stanhope Station, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham, DL13 2YS.
Tel: 01388 526 203.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

An 18 mile heritage line which runs from a connection with the main railway network at Bishop Auckland in County Durham to Eastgate in the Weardale Area…

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Volks Electric Railway 2020

Madeira Drive, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1EN.
Tel: 01273 294 478.

  • Parking
  • Full disabled access

Opened in 1883 and was the first electric railway in Great Britain. The line has a gauge of 2ft 8.5in. and runs for approx. 1.25 miles from Palace Pier…

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Teifi Valley Railway

Station Yard, Henllan, Llandysul, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, SA44 5TD.
Tel: 01559 371 077.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

A 2ft gauge railway along part of the former GWR branch from Pencader Junction to Newcastle Emlyn. Over 1.75 miles of track has now been laid and both…

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Stradbally Woodland Railway

Stradbally Hall, Stradbally, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, IRELAND.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

The oldest established heritage railway in Ireland, located in the grounds of Stradbally Hall beside the Rally Field, and Point-to-Point race course. It…

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Hayling Railway

Beachlands Station, Beachlands, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0AG.
Tel: 07775 696 912.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

2ft gauge line running along Hayling Island seafront.

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Giant’s Causeway & Bushmills Railway

Giants Causeway Station, Runkerry Road, Bushmills, Co. Antrim, BT57 8SZ.
Tel: 028 2073 2844.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

3ft gauge heritage steam railway, two miles in length, laid on the route of the former Giant’s Causeway tramway. Two steam and one diesel locomotives…

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Fintown Railway

An Mhuc Dubh, Fintown, Co. Donegal, IRELAND.
Tel: 00 353 7495 46280.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

The only operational railway in Co. Donegal. A three mile restored section of the former County Donegal Railway amidst spectacular highland scenery overlooking…

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Eden Valley Railway

Warcop Station, Warcop, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6PR.
Tel: 01768 342 309.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The current running line is approximately 2.2 miles in length, terminating at Southfields, but are working towards restoration of the railway line between…

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Cavan & Leitrim Railway 2020

Station House, Station Road, Dromod, Co. Leitrim, IRELAND.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

So far 1/4 mile of this famous 3ft gauge railway has been rebuilt and a large collection of narrow gauge locomotives and rolling stock are on site. Also…

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Aln Valley Railway

Lionheart Station, Lionheart Enterprise Park, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2EZ.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The project is an ambitious plan to reopen the branch line from Alnmouth to Alnwick, the old county town of Northumberland and the ancestral home of the…

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Cambrian Heritage Railways 2020

Oswestry Railway Station, Oswald Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 1RE.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Passenger trains from Oswestry station to Middleton Road Bridge. Railway Museum in impressive old Cambrian Railways building. Trains also operate from…

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Churnet Valley Railway 2020

Kingsley & Froghall Station, Froghall, Staffordshire, ST10 2HA.
Tel: 01538 750 755.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

10.5 mile return journey, steam hauled through the Churnet Valley between Cheddleton and Froghall. Also runs on the Cauldon Low line on various dates throughout…

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Cholsey & Wallingford Railway 2020

5 Hithercroft Road, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 9GQ.
Tel: 01491 835 067.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The former GWR Cholsey to Wallingford branch with both steam and diesel hauled trains connecting with main line services at Cholsey.

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Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

Strathallan Crescent, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4NR.
Tel: 01624 614 687.

  • Souvenir Shop

It is the oldest surviving Horse Tramway in Britain, and the only one to have operated continuously since its opening on 7th August 1876 with the exception…

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Kent & East Sussex Railway 2020

Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6HE.
Tel: 01580 765 155.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Historic 10.5 mile railway connecting Tenterden with Bodiam.

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West Somerset Railway 2020

The Railway Station, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BG.
Tel: 01643 704 996.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Britain‘s longest preserved railway operating for 20 miles from Bishops Lydeard near Taunton through the stunning scenery of the Quantock Hills and along…

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Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway 2020

The Station, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0SF.
Tel: 01938 810 441.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

This 8-mile long 2ft 6in gauge railway runs from Llanfair Caereinion to Welshpool. Historic original locomotives work alongside preserved steam locomotives…

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Wensleydale Railway 2020

Leeming Bar Station, Leases Road, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, Yorkshire, DL7 9AR.
Tel: 01677 425 805.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Trains run between Northallerton West and Aysgarth, via Bedale, Leeming Bar and Leyburn through the lowland Vale of Mowbray to the upland splendour of…

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Wells & Walsingham Light Railway 2020

Stiffkey Road, Wells Next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1QB.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Regular steam trains from the seaside town of Wells next the Sea to the beautiful village of Walsingham, with it's famous Abbey and shrines, steam-hauled…

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Waterford & Suir Valley Railway 2020

Kilmeadan Station, KIlmeadan, Co. Waterford, IRELAND.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Narrow gauge railway over 8.5km of the former Waterford to Dungarvan line, from Kilmeadan to Gracedieu Junction, along the valley of the River Suir. Restored…

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From the Steam Heritage Shop

February 2019

  • Off To See The Mayor
  • Dunstable Diamonds
  • Manx Electric Railway 125 – Part 2
  • Getting A Sweet Tooth – Barbados steam-powered sugar factories
  • Boxing Day Bash – steam gathering at Horsham
  • The ‘Tranny’

£4.50

Len Crane the Black Country Steam Engineer & ‘Len’s Legacy’

A two part look at the life of a well respected steam man.

£19.00

Regular Price: £30.00

June 2019

  • Back To Beamish
  • Sumburgh – more than just a lighthouse
  • Back To Old Haunts with a Fowler
  • The Romance of the Horses (Part 2)
  • Pride of the North East
  • BMC’s Workhorse

£4.50

December 2018

  • Autumn Ploughing
  • True Diversification – stunning new engine canopies
  • Two’s Company – a pair of AEC Mandator
  • Pete’s Engine – a half size Burrell
  • A Dream Come True – building a new Showman's van
  • Little Loco ‘Tom Thumb’ – a very early American railway loco
  • Ferguson Frenzy in Herefordshire

£4.25

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