museums and attractions

Attractions in Yorkshire

A big county like Yorkshire has to have its own section. Here are delights such as York's National Railway Museum, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Yorkshire Air Museum and a whole host of industrial and transport museums.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions.

Washburn Heritage Centre

Fewston , Harrogate, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Thornes Park Miniature Railway (Wakefield)

Thornes Park, Park Grove Road, Wakefield, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments

Railways / Miniature Railways

Ravensprings Park Miniature Railway

Cawcliffe Road, Brighouse, Halifax, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments

Railways / Miniature Railways

Royds Park Miniature Railway

New Street, Liversedge, Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments

Railways / Miniature Railways

Greenhead Park Miniature Railway

Greenhead Park, Trinity Street, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments

Railways / Miniature Railways

The Carding Shed

Washpit Mills, Green Lane, Holmfirth, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Road

Newby Hall Miniature Railway

Newby Hall & Gardens, Nr Ripon, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Miniature Railways

Guisborough Museum

Westgate Road, Guisborough, Yorkshire, .

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Calderdale Industrial Museum 2020

Central Works, Square Road, Halifax, Yorkshire, .

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

St Aidans Walking Dragline

Astley Lane, Swillington, Nr Leeds, Yorkshire, .

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Shibden Hall

Lister’s Road , Halifax, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Agricultural

Withernsea Lighthouse Museum

Hull Road, Withernsea, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments

Transport / Maritime

Richmondshire Museum

Ryders Wynd, Richmond, Yorkshire, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre

Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments

Other Sites of Interest / Inland Waterways

Skidby Windmill & Museum of East Riding Rural Life

Skidby, Beverley Road, Cottingham, East Riding, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Shepherd Wheel

Whitely Woods, Off Hangingwater Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire, .
Tel: 0114 272 2106.

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

The Water Mill

Tocketts Mill Country Park , Skelton Road, Guisborough, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

The Station

The Railway Station, Station Yard, Richmond, Yorkshire, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Railway Museum

Middleton Railway

The Station, Moor Road, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire, .
Tel: 0845 680 1758.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Heritage Railways

Wensleydale Railway

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

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Heritage Railways

Markham Grange Steam Museum

Longlands Lane, Brodsworth, Nr Doncaster, Yorkshire, .
Tel: 01302 330 430.

  • Refreshments

Other Sites of Interest / Stationary Steam

Scarborough Fair Collection

Flower of May Holiday Park, Stone Pit Lane, Scarborough, Yorkshire, .
Tel: 01723 586 698.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Fairground

Beck Isle Museum

Wells Walk, Bridge Street, Pickering, Yorkshire, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

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