The only comprehensive guide to Britain's transport and industrial heritage
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.
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.
Royal Tunbridge Wells,
Tel: 01892 537 715.
A heritage railway operating five miles through the countryside of the Weald. Both steam and diesel trains.
Off Bysing Wood Road,
Tel: 03000 422 997.
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…
Tel: 01252 314 598.
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…
Haslar Jetty Road,
Tel: 023 9251 0354.
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…
Princess Royal Barracks, Blackdown Road,
Tel: 01252 833 371.
Contains the large collections of the Royal Logistics Corps, Royal Corps of Transport, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Royal Pioneer Corps and the Catering…
Prince Arthur Road,
Tel: 01634 822 839.
The history of military engineering, including bridging, transportation and fortifications from 1066. Exhibits include the only surviving Brennan Torpedo,…
Portsdown Hill Road ,
Tel: 01329 233 734.
Restored Victorian fort overlooking Portsmouth Harbour, now home to the Royal Armouries collection of artillery.
Robertsbridge Junction Station,
Tel: 01580 881 833.
The 'missing link' between Robertsbridge and the Kent & East Sussex Railway at Bodiam is being rebuilt by volunteer members of the Rother Valley Railway.
Tel: 01424 773 428.
The collection was founded in 1973 and includes exhibits covering civil and military aviation, past and present. A number of cockpit sections are included.
New Romney Station,
Tel: 01797 362 353.
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…