The only comprehensive guide to Britain's transport and industrial heritage
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.
Tel: 0115 984 6914.
A unique complex of listed frameshops, cottages and outbuildings arranged around a garden courtyard with an adjacent former chapel in which many of the…
High Peak Junction,
Tel: 01629 533 287.
Unique 1849 Graham & Co. beam engine pumps water from the River Derwent into the Cromford Canal. Steam supplied by two locomotive style boilers built by…
Tel: 01572 758 440.
Tells the story of England‘s smallest county with displays of local history & archaeology. Rural life collection includes carts & wagons, ploughs, farm…
Tel: 01933 353 111.
Located in original station building. Railway and road memorabilia. Andrew Barclay 0-4-0 locomotives, steam crane, Gresley buffet car, diesel shunter,…
Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Sidings, Ashwell Road,
Tel: 07873 721 941.
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…
Tel: 01629 733 583.
The country's largest collection of original carriages for travel & trade as well as many accompanying harnesses and other accessories can be seen, right…
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…
Tel: 01623 818 828.
Scheduled Ancient Monument being developed into a mining heritage site. Two steam winders, one by Lilleshall Co. Ltd, the other by Markham & Co. Ltd.
Tel: 01205 356 208.
Houses two Ruston & Hornsby 9 x HRC twin cylinder horizontal diesel engines, each coupled directly to a Gwynnes centrifugal pump. These pumps can move…