The only comprehensive guide to Britain's transport and industrial heritage
A big county like Yorkshire has to have its own section. Here are delights such as York's National Railway Museum, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Yorkshire Air Museum and a whole host of industrial and transport museums.
The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions.
Tel: 01484 844 298.
The former canal warehouse opposite the towpath at Tunnel End has been converted into a Visitor Centre with displays telling the story of the canal and…
Hutton le Hole,
Tel: 01751 417 367.
Extensive collection of farm and craft tools used locally. A six acre open air museum includes craft workshops, Elizabethan glass furnace, farm carts and…
Tel: 01748 825 611.
There is a wide range of items on display with the emphasis on local and social history. Displays include artefacts from the Stone Age to the present day…
The Railway Station,
Tel: 01748 850 123.
Housed in the Booking Office of the impressive Victorian railway station, the centre includes many artefacts to give a fascinating insight into the history…
Tel: 01751 472 508.
An 18 miles long standard gauge railway from Grosmont (junction with BR) to Pickering, passing through the heart of the North York Moors, an area of outstanding…
Northstead Manor Gardens,
Tel: 01723 368 791.
Run steam outline LNER style A3 locomotives since 1931. Built to 20in. gauge, the line takes visitors from Peasholm Park to Scalby Mills stations, offering…
The Old Workhouse,
Tel: 01423 711 225.
Housed in the former workhouse, the eleven rooms illustrate the rural life of Nidderdale in the recent and more distant past.
Tel: 08448 153 139.
The museum in York is responsible for conserving and interpreting the British national collection of railway vehicles and other artefacts. The collections…
Caphouse Colliery, New Road,
Tel: 01924 848 806.
Guided tour 450ft below ground; also various indoor/outdoor displays, wood headstock, 1876 steam winding house. Original Davy steam winder runs daily.
Ingrow Railway Centre,
Tel: 01535 680 425.
Award winning museum housing a unique collection of historic railway carriages. Experience rail travel as it was, sit in the beautifully restored compartments,…