South and South East

The South & South East region contains a large number of heritage museums, railways and attractions over a wide area from Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire to Hampshire and across Berkshire and Surrey, East and West Sussex to Kent.

This area includes popular attractions such as the Bluebell, Isle of Wight and Kent and East Sussex steam heritage railways to Agricultural and working museums and key canal routes and museums.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions the South and South East region including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, East Sussex, West Sussex, Isle of Wight and Surrey.

Page 1 of 13 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›

Eastney Beam Engine House

Henderson Road, Eastney, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 9JF.
Tel: 023 9282 6722.

An impressive Victorian building containing a pair of classic Boulton & Watt beam engines and pumps restored to their original 1887 condition and in steam.

View this entry

At Eridge the Spa Valley Railway train hauled by 0-6-0T Jinty no. 47493 waits to connect with the National Rail train.

Spa Valley Railway

West Station, Nevill Terrace, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5QY.
Tel: 01892 537 715.

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

A heritage railway operating five miles through the countryside of the Weald. Both steam and diesel trains.

View this entry

Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park

Off Bysing Wood Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7UD.
Tel: 03000 422 997.

  • Car Park

Once one of the main gunpowder factories in the South East, The park is one of the best places to discover history of gunpowder manufacturing in a tranquil…

View this entry

Aldershot Military Museum

Queens Avenue, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2LG.
Tel: 01252 314 598.

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

Housed in the only surviving brick-built barrack blocks left in Aldershot, the museum tells the story of daily life for both soldier and civilian since…

View this entry

Royal Victoria Railway

Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley, Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 5GA.
Tel: 023 80 456 246.

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

101/4in. gauge, one mile. Six steam, two petrol and three diesel locomotives.

View this entry

HMS Alliance

Royal Navy Submarine Museum

Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AS.
Tel: 023 9251 0354.

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

The world’s only British WW2 ocean-going submarine, now ready for patrol and brought to life by real submariners. The museum is home to historic submarines…

View this entry

Royal Logistics Corps Museum

Princess Royal Barracks, Blackdown Road, Deepcut, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 6RW.
Tel: 01252 833 371.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Contains the large collections of the Royal Logistics Corps, Royal Corps of Transport, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Royal Pioneer Corps and the Catering…

View this entry

Royal Engineers Museum

Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME4 4UG.
Tel: 01634 822 839.

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

The history of military engineering, including bridging, transportation and fortifications from 1066. Exhibits include the only surviving Brennan Torpedo,…

View this entry

Royal Armouries Museum – Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road , Fareham, Hampshire, PO17 6AN.
Tel: 01329 233 734.

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

Restored Victorian fort overlooking Portsmouth Harbour, now home to the Royal Armouries collection of artillery.

View this entry

Rother Valley Railway

Robertsbridge Junction Station, Station Road, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5DG.
Tel: 01580 881 833.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

The 'missing link' between Robertsbridge and the Kent & East Sussex Railway at Bodiam is being rebuilt by volunteer members of the Rother Valley Railway.

View this entry

Robertsbridge Aviation Museum

Bush Barn, Silver Hill, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5PA.
Tel: 01424 773 428.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

The collection was founded in 1973 and includes exhibits covering civil and military aviation, past and present. A number of cockpit sections are included.

View this entry

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

New Romney Station, New Romney, Kent, TN28 8PL.
Tel: 01797 362 353.

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

Operated to main line standards on 15in. gauge track. Trains travel at 25mph (75mph scale speed) and can be seen passing on the 8.5 miles of double track…

View this entry

Page 1 of 13 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›