Coronavirus

Due to the current Corona virus outbreak, many attractions are delaying their 2020 season opening times and event organisers are cancelling or postponing their events.

While we will try to update the information on this site as much as possible, we cannot guarantee to have all the information we would like.

Therefore we urge you to check the latest information on the attraction or event's website or Facebook pages, and to contact them before travelling to avoid disappointment.

steam rallies and events

Events in Scotland

Scotland has several scenic heritage railways and a large range of transport museums, such as Glasgow's new Riverside Museum, as well as a wide range of maritime, road and aviation museums. Don't miss the lovely Loch Lomond paddle steamer the Maid of the Loch, a great place for a meal or a cuppa.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions across the whole of Scotland.

Steam Rallies and Events in April 2020

Sun 5th Apr 2020: Lockerbie Lorry Park Road Run

Lockerbie Truck Stop, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, .

10am start

Commercial Vehicles

Sat 11th - Sun 12th Apr 2020: Easter Eggspress

The Station, Park Road, Brechin, Angus, DD9 7AF.
Tel: 01356 622 992.

Take a trip on our steam train and receive a chocolate egg from our helpful volunteers whilst you travel.

Railways

Sat 18th Apr 2020: Ship Ahoy!

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life 2020
Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Tel: 01236 638 460.

Whether you are a model boat enthusiast of simply enjoy Scotland’s rich shipbuilding and steamer history then you will find something of interest…

Maritime / Models

Sun 26th Apr 2020: Classic Car Show

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life 2020
Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Tel: 01236 638 460.

Over 80 vintage cars on display and family fun including tombola, dancing displays and music. In aid of Glasgow City Mission and Glasgow Children’s…

Classic Cars / Industrial

Sun 26th Apr 2020: Drive-It Day

Dundee Museum of Transport 2020
Unit 10 Market Mews, Market Street, Dundee, Angus.

 Street display of vehicles, from classic cars to fire engines!

Buses / Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fire Appliances

Steam Rallies and Events in May 2020

Mon 4th May 2020: Horse Power!

Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8AE.
Tel: 01975 562 292.

The chance to enjoy a ride in an array of horse-drawn vehicles.

Heavy Horses

Take a walk down memory lane with a day of commemoration of the end of the Second World War in Europe.

Industrial

Sat 9th May 2020: Millport Classic Car Rally

Garrison House & Grounds, Millport, Great Cumbrae, Buteshire, .

Now in its 7th year and grows in popularity with the number of cars each year for the biggest show yet. Come along and travel down memory lane, you may…

Classic Cars

Sun 10th May 2020: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill Engine 2020
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

Stationary Steam

Sun 10th May 2020: Vintage VE Day

National Museum of Flight 2020
East Fortune Airfield, Nr East Fortune, East Lothian.
Tel: 0300 123 6789.

Step back in time and experience life in wartime Britain to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Aircraft / Military

Sun 10th May 2020: How Many Left?

Grampian Transport Museum 2020
Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire.
Tel: 01975 562 292.

Celebrating the mass produced cars which are now considered 'endangered species' – a celebration of some of the mass produced cars with less…

Classic Cars

Sat 16th - Sun 17th May 2020: Day Out with Thomas

Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway 2020
Bo'ness Station, Union Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian.
Tel: 01506 822 298.

Pre-booking advised

Railways / Thomas

Sat 23rd May 2020: Ayrshire Motor Show

Ayr Racecourse, 2 Whitletts Road, Ayr, Ayrshire, KA80.

Tarmac area inside the racecourse. 1-6pm.

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Motorbikes

Sun 31st May 2020: Crathes Vintage Car & Motorcycle Rally – Cancelled

Royal Deeside Railway 2020
The Station, Milton of Crathes, Banchory, Aberdeenshire.
Tel: 01330 844 416.

A fine display will be on display in the events field next to the railway.

Buses / Classic Cars / Motorbikes / Railways

Steam Rallies and Events in June 2020

Sun 7th Jun 2020: Glenluce Vintage Tractor Rally

Lady Stair Park, Glenluce, Newton Stewart, Dumfriesshire, .

Stationary Engines / Tractors

Sun 7th Jun 2020: Tayside Classic Motor Show

Errol Airfield, Grange, Errol, Perthshire, PH2 7TB.

Classic Cars

Sun 7th Jun 2020: BVAC Classic at Thirlestane

Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2 6RU.

With more than 1200 vintage and classic vehicles of all shapes and sizes making the journey to Thirlestane, this is one of the biggest and best car rallies…

Classic Cars

Fri 12th - Sun 14th Jun 2020: Summer Diesel Gala

Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway 2020
Bo'ness Station, Union Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian.
Tel: 01506 822 298.

Relive the sights, sounds and smells of the Swinging Sixties at the Summer Diesel Gala.

Railways

Come and see a model railway layouts, model vehicles and more.

Industrial / Models

Sun 14th Jun 2020: Kildrummy Vintage Rally

Deeside Activity Park, Dess by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, .

The 60th Annual rally and run.

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Motorbikes / Steam and Vintage Rallies

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