Lockoford Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7JB.
- Souvenir Shop
- Part disabled access
The only visitor centre on the Chesterfield Canal, a countryside oasis close to the centre of Chesterfield.
The East Midlands has an interesting mix of museums, transport centres, e.g. the East Anglian Transport Museum, and railways as well as bus and aviation museums, not forgetting a rich choice of windmills and canals.
The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions in the East Midlands area.
Canwick Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 2RF.
At the heart of the Centre are the Memorial Spire and Walls of Names. The centre includes recording, preserving and relating the stories of all those involved…
c/o: The Midland Railway, Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ.
Visit the West Shed to see historic steam locomotives and railway carriages with displays, films and an active engineering workshop. Whether you’re a…
Weir Cottages, Canal Side,, Beeston, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 1LZ.
It is a vibrant hub for visitors to enjoy and explore, with an interpretation centre, as well as blooming gardens and lots of activities to delight in.…
240 Swithland Lane, Rothley, Leicestershire, LE7 7SJ.
Within the Centre is the Heritage Room which has displays from the villages of Mountsorrel and Rothley which have a rich and varied past. There is too…
East Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7EQ.
The present mill was mainly built in the early 18th century, but millers have produced flour on this site for over 1,000 years. This award winning building…
Tel: 01522 500 566.
Houses a collection of over 65 vintage cars, buses and commercial vehicles spanning over 80 years of road transport history. There are also many interesting…
Church Road South,
Tel: 01754 766 658.
Lincolnshire's only open air museum featuring a Grade II Listed farmhouse, mud & stud cottage and various other agricultural buildings of interest.
Bond Lane, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, LE12 7AA.
The motor museum with its collection of motoring memorabilia, veteran, vintage and classic cars as well as Leicestershire's first motorised bus, forms…
Alford Manor House, West Street, Alford, Lincolnshire, LN13 9HT.
Houses many of the town's historic artefacts, including a rare man-driven wheelwright's lathe, and winnower, huller and threshing machine. Many old workmen's…
Tel: 0116 279 2657.
Tells the story of Foxton Locks, one of the top sites on the canal, with a ten lock staircase and remains of the steam driven Victorian barge lift. Explore…
Thacker Bank, Theddlethorpe All Saints, Lincolnshire, LN12 1PE.
Built and completed by H M Commissioners of Sewers in 1850, to pump water from Gayton fen and marsh into the Great River Eau. Houses Petter 'Atomic' diesel…
Skegness Water Leisure Park, Walls Lane, Ingoldmells, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 1JF.
Approx. ½ mile 600mm gauge railway and uses ex-WD light railway equipment from the First World War. The line runs alongside the Skegness aerodrome and…
Tel: 0115 940 5705.
Offers almost 10 miles of heritage railway running through the beautiful scenery of South Nottinghamshire and North-West Leicestershire.
Tel: 01283 224 667.
19th century open blast furnace. Guided tour shows how it worked and the lives of the inhabitants of the area. Boat trips on Ashby Canal run daily from…
Gorsethorpe Lane, Nr Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HL.
5/8th scale, 15in. gauge railway running through cuttings, over level crossings and across traditional farmland. Runs to narrow gauge railway principals…