Other Sites of Interest

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Newtown Textile Museum

5-7 Commercial Street, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BL.
Tel: 01938 554 656.

  • Full disabled access

A good example of a 19th century weaving shop. History of the woollen industry in Newtown.

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Aerial photograph of the vilage of New Lanark

New Lanark Visitor Centre

New Lanark Mills, New Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9BY.
Tel: 01555 661 345.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Discover the impressive cotton mill village of New Lanark and explore its unique history. Founded in 1785, New Lanark was once Britain’s largest cotton…

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Timespan

Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale, Sutherland, KW8 6JA.
Tel: 01431 821 327.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

A fascinating local museum with a series of recreated shops and a blacksmith forge. Also a croft house with traditional furnishings.

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Verdant Works

West Henderson's Wynd, Dundee, Angus, DD1 5BT.
Tel: 01382 309 060.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Textile heritage centre with restored jute machinery showing working conditions over 100 years ago. Interactive displays take visitors from the jute fields…

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Wick Heritage Museum

20 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY.
Tel: 01955 605 393.

  • Part disabled access

Includes a beautifully restored 19th century fishing boat, the unique 'Johnston Collection' revealing 112 years of social history captured by a family…

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Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum

10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, London, Greater London, E17 8AX.
Tel: 020 8521 1766.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Former Victorian sewage works containing two 1897 Marshall coupled horizontal steam engines, one restored and operated by compressed air, together with…

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Darkhill Ironworks

Parkend Road, Coleford, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL16 7LX.
Tel: 0000.

  • Car Park

It is an internationally important industrial remains associated with the development of the iron and steel industries, started by David Mushet around…

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The Postal Museum

Phoenix Place, London, Greater London, WC1X 0DA.
Tel: 0300 0300 700.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The collection spans five centuries of history, covering everything from groundbreaking design and quirky technology to the intimacy of personal letters.…

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REME Museum

Prince Philip Barracks, MoD Lyneham, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 4PZ.
Tel: 01249 894 869.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum will offer visitors the chance to fully immerse themselves in the story of REME and the people who have served with the Corps – with interactive…

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Lynn Museum

(Entrance is in King's Lynn bus station), Market Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1NL.
Tel: 01553 775 001.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

A display on the history of Savages, with carved fairground gallopers and other objects associated with the firm. As well as numerous other objects of…

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Fraserburgh Heritage Centre

Quarry Road, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, AB43 9DT.
Tel: 01346 512 888 .

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Step back in time through 400+ years of history with displays from different aspects of the town including railways, maritime and road transport.

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Dudley Canal Trust Trips

The Car Park, off the A4123, Birmingham New Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SB.
Tel: 0121 557 6265.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

The Trust was responsible for the re-opening of the Dudley Canal Tunnel, an outstanding engineering achievement built between 1785 to 1792. 45min. narrow…

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