North West

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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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Southport Model Railway Village

Lower Promanede, Kings Gardens, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1QX.
Tel: 01704 538 001.

  • Refreshments
  • Full disabled access

Based upon typical south-west Lancashire architecture, the site consists of a country scene, village and town. Movement is generated by one of the largest…

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Stretton Watermill

Mill Lane, Stretton, Nr Farndon, Cheshire, SY14 7JA.
Tel: 01606 271 640.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

17th century water-powered corn mill now restored to full working order. In addition the old byre has been renovated and accommodates an exhibition describing…

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The 1920s style theatre, with silent movie.

Theatre Organ Heritage Centre

2a Alexandra Road, (corner of Green Street), Peel Green, Eccles, Greater Manchester, M30 7HJ.
Tel: 0161 792 1836.

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

1920s style cinema with Wurlitzer pipe organ. Museum covering the history of theatre organs and cinemas, and related topics.

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Thompson Park Railway

Thompson Park, Ormerod Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 2AA.
Tel: 07957 714 148.

  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Steam, electric & internal combustion locomotives. Over 1/2 mile in length.

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Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum

Threlkeld Quarry, Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TT.
Tel: 01768 779 747.

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

Museum of Lakeland Mining & Quarrying. Underground guided tour. Largest collection of vintage excavators in Europe. 2ft gauge passenger carrying railway.

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Planet Locomotive

MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry)

Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 4FP.
Tel: 0161 832 2244.

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

The 5 listed buildings that make up the globally-important heritage site upon which the museum stands. Liverpool Road Station was the original terminus…

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U-Boat Story

Woodside Ferry Terminal, Woodside, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 6DU.
Tel: 0151 330 1000.

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

The story of U-534, raised from the seabed in 1993 and restored. A unique insight into life aboard a German submarine during WWII.

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