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Rocks by Rail – Living Ironstone Museum


Covering 19 acres of reclaimed ironstone quarry, railway tracks and nature trails, Rocks by Rail is a journey back in time. Experience an awesome industrial landscape. Explore fascinating nature trails. Take a train trip. Drive a classic loco. Tour the workshop and loco yard. View the ironstone exhibition and learn about its importance throughout history.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Rutland Railway Museum Ltd


Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Sidings, Ashwell Road Cottesmore Nr Oakham Rutland LE15 7BX

  • 07974 171 068
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Open days

Tue & Thu. Sun Easter-30 Nov 1000-1700 (last entry 1600).


By Rail: Oakham / 6 miles

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