The only comprehensive guide to Britain's transport and industrial heritage
The South West region has a fascinating industrial, mining and railway heritage. From Cornish tin mines to steam railways and many types of museums all set against the stunning scenery of the West Country.
The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions across the South West of England including Bristol, Devon, Dorset, Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.
The Old Railway Station,
Tel: 01594 833 569.
Railway museum, housed in the original GWR Goods Station of 1883. Full size locomotive and signal box, relics, 7.25in. gauge miniature railway and model…
Tel: 01884 840 960.
Former textile mill opened as a working museum. Tour the working levels and view the 1910 Lancashire boiler, 1910 300hp Pollit & Wigzell steam engine,…
The Old Bus Depot,
Tel: 01647 440 636.
A collection of over 100 vintage vehicles, from Victorian horse-drawn carts to cars, motorcycles and light commercial vehicles from pre-1920s to the 1990s.…
Dart Bridge Road,
Tel: 01364 644 370.
Standard gauge line from Buckfastleigh for seven miles to Totnes giving a one hour round trip. Much of the journey is beside the River Dart through an…
Tel: 01258 482 248.
The history of military communications since 1850, including signalling equipment, uniforms, medals, a cable wagon, an 8th Army ACV Military motorcycle…
The New Perseverance Iron Works, Parade Business Park,
Tel: 01822 615 960 .
A growing collection of the products of Robey of Lincoln. Traction and stationary engines, steam rollers, boilers, plant and equipment.
Prince Philip Barracks,
Tel: 01249 894 869.
The museum will offer visitors the chance to fully immerse themselves in the story of REME and the people who have served with the Corps – with interactive…
Tel: 01929 405 096 .
Exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare from WWI to the present day. As you explore the museum's six large halls, you will come face to face with…
Dartmouth Tourist Information Centre, The Engine House,
Tel: 01803 834 224.
One of the few surviving 'Atmospheric Engines'. Built in 1720 to Thomas Newcomen's original design, this is the oldest preserved steam engine in the world…