North West

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Southport Model Railway Village

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

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  • 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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Full steam ahead for Gondola on Coniston Water by Paul Harris

Steam Yacht – Gondola

Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN.
Tel: 01539 432 733.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

The original 'Gondola', a re-built Victorian steam yacht, was first launched in 1859 and now, completely rebuilt by the National Trust, gives passengers…

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Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Low Stott Park, Finsthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AX.
Tel: 01539 531 087.

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

Built in 1835, the mill is now restored as a working industrial monument. Much of the bobbin making machinery remaining includes a turbine and a steam…

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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 Hub Museum

Station Yard, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3HN.
Tel: 01434 381 609.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

The ultimate visitor experience, encompassing the history of Alston Moor as depicted through an amazing collection of vintage vehicles, photographs and…

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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.

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  • 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
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  • 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.

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  • 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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Ullswater ‘Steamers’

The Pier House, Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0US.
Tel: 01768 482 229.

  • Car Park
  • Full disabled access

Sailing for over 150 years on England’s most beautiful lake, the company currently has four diesel-powered vessels operating on lake cruises, including…

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Weavers Triangle Visitor Centre

85 Manchester Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1JZ.
Tel: 01282 452 403.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Based at Burnley Wharf by the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, the Visitor Centre tells the story of the canal, cotton and the Weavers' Triangle. Oak Mount Mill…

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