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Miniature Railways

Heath Park Miniature Railways & Tramway

Heath Park, King George V Drive East, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF14 4AW.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Steam, diesel and electric train and tram rides in delightful parkland on the outskirts of Cardiff.

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Harlington Locomotive Society

High Street, Harlington, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 5ET.
Tel: 01895 851 168.

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  • Full disabled access

Large circuit of track of both 5in. & 3 1/2in. gauge incorporating a small tunnel as well as a sizeable Gauge One live steam layout with two running lines…

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Frimley Lodge Miniature Railway

Frimley Lodge Park, Sturt Road, Frimley Green, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 6HT.

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The railway has two tracks, one for small locos and the other which runs for 0.6 mile; 7 1/4in. gauge. Steam & diesel locos.

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Bridgend Miniature Railway

Fountain Road (opposite the Nature Reserve), Aberkenfig, Bridgend, Bridgend, CF32 0EH.

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  • Part disabled access

Miniature railway of various gauges is located in over four acres of woodland adjacent to the Parc Slip Nature Reserve.

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Beer Heights Light Railway

Pecorama, Underleys, Beer, Seaton, Devon, EX12 3NA.
Tel: 01297 21542.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

7 1/4in. gauge miniature railway set in beautiful gardens with stunning views. Also Model Railway Exhibition staged in locations around the house or garden.…

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Baggeridge Miniature Railway

Baggeridge Country Park, Wombourne, Staffordshire, DY3 4HB.

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  • Part disabled access

1,400ft of ground level 7.25in., 5in. track and 400ft of 5in. and 3.5in. raised track.

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Beale Railway

Beale Park, Lower Basildon, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 9NW.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

It has a 10¼in. narrow gauge diesel railway, the track is approximately a mile in length.

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Barton House Railway

Hartwell Road, The Avenue, Wroxham, Norfolk, NR12 8TL.
Tel: 01603 782 008.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

3½in. & 7¼in. gauge. Complete with full size M and GN accessories and museum. Boat service from Wroxham Bridge.

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Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway

Exbury, Southampton, Hampshire, SO45 1AZ.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

A spectacular 200 acre site, world-famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and shrubs. 12¼in. gauge railway,…

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Echills Wood Railway

Kingsbury Water Park, Bodymoor Heath Road, Kingsbury, Warwickshire, B76 0DY.
Tel: 01926 498 705.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The railway is one of the longest of its kind and prides itself on running not only in a safe professional way, but also being authentic with both light…

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Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

Lakeside Country Park, Wide Lane, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5PE.
Tel: 023 8061 2020.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

One of the Country's finest miniature railways with one of the largest collection of miniature locomotives of both 7¼ & 10¼in. gauge.

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Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 6QJ.
Tel: 01323 520 229.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

7¼in. gauge. Steam and diesel locos, also model railways. Travel behind them as they meander for nearly a mile around the beautiful country park. Diesel…

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East Herts Miniature Railway

Van Hage Garden Company, Amwell Hill, Great Amwell, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9RP.
Tel: 0208 292 2997.

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  • Part disabled access

7¼in. gauge. 600 yards. Four steam, three petrol and one battery electric locomotives.

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Drumawhey Junction Railway

Four Road Ends , 60 Upper Gransha Road, Nr Donaghadee, Co. Down, BT21 0LZ.
Tel: 028 9147 3948 .

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

The line is the longest 7¼in. gauge railway in Ireland at 1.5km. It has steep gradients, embankments & cuttings as well as two bridges, twin track tunnel…

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Dragon Miniature Railway

Marple Garden Centre, Dooley Lane, Marple, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 7HE.
Tel: 07748 581 160.

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  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

7¼in. gauge. One mile track. Six steam, eight petrol and two battery locos.

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Coate Water Miniature Railway

Coate Water Country Park, Marlborough Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 6AA.
Tel: 0000.

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  • Part disabled access

Dual 5in. & 7¼in. gauge. Railway runs for just under a mile through a lovely wooded setting, with gradients of up to 1:57.

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Broomy Hill Railway

Broomy Hill, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0LJ.
Tel: 01989 561 019.

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  • Part disabled access

7.25in. gauge running line and other, smaller, gauges. Steam operated.

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Ashton Court Railway

Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol, Bristol, BS41 9JN.

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  • Part disabled access

The railway site comprises of a raised 3.5in. and 5in. gauge, a 5in. and 7.25in. gauge ground level railway, and a traction engine circuit running inside…

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Ashmanhaugh Light Railway

East View Farm, Stone Lane, Ashmanhaugh, Norfolk, NR12 8YW.

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  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

The railway is a 7¼ inch gauge and set in the beautiful North Norfolk countryside, with steam, diesel and electric trains.

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Vogrie Park Miniature Railway

Vogrie Country Park, Nr Gorebridge, Midlothian, EN23 4NU.

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  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

750 yards, 7.25in. gauge. "Probably one of the best ground level tracks in Scotland."

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Royden Park Miniature Railways

The Sidings, Royden Park, Frankby, Merseyside, CH48 1NP.

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  • Part disabled access

7.25in. ground level track. Also 3.5 & 5in. raised track. Steam and diesel.

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