museums and attractions

Railways

Museum of Scottish Railways

Bo'ness Station, Union Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 9AQ.
Tel: 01506 822 298.

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  • Part disabled access

Extensive collection of locomotives, carriages, wagons and many other items telling the story of railways in Scotland.

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Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway

The Station, Station Road, Leadhills, Lanarkshire, ML12 6XS.
Tel: N/A.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Britain's highest narrow gauge adhesion railway, reaching 1,498 feet above sea level, and running a selection of historical industrial diesel locomotives.

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Heath Park Miniature Railways & Tramway

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

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  • 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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Famous Trains Model Railway

Markeaton Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 3BG.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

A large, permanent 00 scale model railway and exhibition. Watch the model trains go by – learn about the railway history and how railways operate –…

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Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

Rudyard Station, Rudyard Road, Nr. Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8PF.
Tel: 01538 306 704.

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  • Part disabled access

Steam locos are always used on trains on a scenic three mile return trip along the side of Rudyard lake.

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Borth Station Museum

Cambrian Terrace, Borth, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, SY24 5HT.

  • Part disabled access

The museum is a fascinating community heritage centre, where you can wallow in nostalgia from the heyday of the railways and those happy holidays by the…

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Wroxham Miniature Worlds

Station Business Park, Horning Road West, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8QJ.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

It is the largest indoor modelling attraction in the UK stretching over 10,000sqft with some of the largest model railways in the world on permanent public…

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Old Royal Station

Station Square, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5RB.
Tel: 01339 755 306.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Restored Victorian railway station containing displays on the 100 year history of royal use. Unique Queen Victoria’s royal waiting room. Tourist Information…

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High Peak Junction Visitor Centre

High Peak Junction, Lea Road, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 5AA.
Tel: 01629 533 298.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Original workshops of the Cromford & High Peak Railway. Restored main room, forge, exhibition, audio-visual presentation, audio tour and information centre.

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Kent & East Sussex Railway

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

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Historic 10.5 mile railway connecting Tenterden with Bodiam.

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Giants Causeway & Bushmills Railway

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

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  • 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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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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Sutton Hall Railway

Tabors Farm, Sutton Hall, Shopland Road, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1LQ.

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  • Part disabled access

10¼in. gauge, 1.25 miles. ‘Britannia’ class steam locomotive and one PE locomotive.

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Cavan & Leitrim Railway

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

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  • 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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Whitehead Railway Museum

Castleview Road, Whitehead, Co. Antrim, BT38 9NA.

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The museum has five galleries which combines the past with the present, where you can get really close up to the historic steam locomotives and carriages…

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Headhunters Barbers Shop & Railway Museum

5 Darling Street, Enniskillen , Co. Fermanagh, BT74 7DP.
Tel: 028 6632 7488.

  • Part disabled access

Take a remarkable journey into the past bringing the golden age of the railway vividly to life. Start a journey of discovery at the reconstructed Railway…

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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

Passenger carrying 71/4 in. gauge miniature railway set in beautiful gardens with stunning views. Fascinating Model Railway Exhibition staged in locations…

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The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust – West Shed

c/o: The Midland Railway, Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ.

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  • Part disabled access

Visit the West Shed to see historic steam locomotives and railway carriages with displays, films and an active engineering workshop. Whether you’re a…

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Battlefield Line

Shackerstone Station, Shackerstone, Leicestershire, CV13 6NW.
Tel: 01827 880 754.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The last remaining part of the former Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway, opened in 1873. The railway captures the very essence of a country line, with steam,…

Railways / Heritage Railways

Alderney Railway

Braye Road Station, Alderney, Alderney, GY9 3DA.
Tel: 07911 739 572.

This standard gauge preserved railway is two miles in length. Motive power is a Vulcan 0-4-0D ‘Elizabeth’, two ex LT 1959 Centenary Tubestock and Wickham…

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Teifi Valley Railway

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

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  • 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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Cambrian Heritage Railways – Oswestry

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

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  • 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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Cambrian Heritage Railways – Llynclys

Llynclys South Station, Llynclys, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 8BX.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Passenger trains through the beautiful Shropshire countryside to Pen y Garreg halt. Also trains from Oswestry.

Railways / Heritage Railways

Weardale Railway

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

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  • 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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