North West

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Nenthead Mines

Nenthead Smelting Mill, Nenthead, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3PN.
Tel: 07519 836 019.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments

Tells the story of this unique and dramatic site – now a scheduled monument – and of what was one of the most important lead mining sites in the North…

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National Waterways Museum

National Waterways Museum

South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 4FW.
Tel: 0151 355 5017.

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

Situated in the old dock complex at the junction of the Shropshire Union and Manchester Ship Canals, the NWM offers the visitor the opportunity to experience…

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Museum of Transport – Greater Manchester

Boyle Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M8 8UW.
Tel: 0161 205 2122.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

With over 70 vintage commercial vehicles, the museum is one of the largest of its kind in the country. In addition to actual vehicles there are large and…

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Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1DG.
Tel: 0151 478 4545.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Includes galleries on the Liverpool Overhead Railway, Liverpool as a port, and much more. Home to the 1842 loco 'Lion', star of 'The Titfield Thunderbolt'…

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Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL.
Tel: 01539 722 464.

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

Includes Quadrocycle, 1912 Braithwaite motorcycle, two carts. Lakeland hay sledge, ploughs, seed cleaner, thresher, reaper, seed drills and collection…

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Millom Discovery Centre

Old Station Building, Station Road, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 5AA.
Tel: 01229 772 555.

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

Located in the railway station building, the centre houses exhibitions on local trades and crafts, mining, 19th century cottage, shop fronts, as well as…

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Merseyside Maritime Museum

Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront , Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AQ.
Tel: 0151 478 4499.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

One of the largest maritime museums in Europe, it offers a unique insight into the history of the great Port of Liverpool, its ships and its people.

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Maryport Maritime Museum

1 Senhouse Street, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 5AB.
Tel: 01900 813 738.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

Charts Maryport’s history from the 1750s including connections with Thomas Henry Ismay, founder of the White Star Line (built the ‘Titanic’).

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Marsh Mill

Marsh Mill Village, Fleetwood Road North, Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 4JZ.
Tel: 01253 860 765.

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

Historic windmill built in 1794 and in daily use until 1922, grinding first flour and later meal. Now fully restored with new sails fitted offering a unique…

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Sedgwick Gunpowder Works

Low Park Wood Caravan Site, Sedgwick, Cumbria, LA8 8AD.
Tel: 00.

Operated from 1857 until 1935. Includes the remains of buildings, mill races, leats and curious earthworks abound. Six incorporating mills, all of which…

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Solway Aviation Museum

Aviation House, Carlisle Airport, Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 4NW.
Tel: 01228 573 823.

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

Home to a collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and displays reflecting Britain’s position as a world leader in aircraft design and innovation at…

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South Tynedale Railway

The Railway Station, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3JB.
Tel: 01434 338 214.

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

2ft gauge railway along part of the former Alston-Haltwhistle branch with 2.25 miles in use. Steam and diesel trains operate between Alston Station, Kirkhaugh…

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