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Railways and Transport Attractions near to Hereford
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Broomy Hill Miniature Railway (4 miles)
Broomy Hill
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway Extensive Miniature Railway in 3 1/2, 5 and 7 1/4 inch gauges. Picnic areas and the clubhouse's hands on railway help keep kids interested.
Kingfisher River Cruises (15 miles)
Symonds Yat East
Kingfisher River Cruises Join the river wending its way through Symonds Yat gorge and village, dividing it into East and West for a 40 minute boat trip with informed history and nature commentary.
Perrygrove Railway and Treetop Adventure (19 miles)
Coleford
Perrygrove Railway and Treetop Adventure The steam train for all ages and all weathers! A charming railway in the Forest of Dean where friendly staff welcome you. Fun for children in our Treetop Adventure and Indoor Village with secret passages - treasure boxes are hidden here! 4 stations, each with paths to walk through ancient woods and solve the...
Beacon Park Boats (21 miles)
Abergavenney
Beacon Park Boats Exceptionally quiet electric day boats on the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal, allowing you to get closer to the natural wildlife. Day, half day and hourly boat hire. No experience is required for either as full training will be given!
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway (25 miles)
Torfaen
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Trains head north to the Whistle Inn, south to Blaenavon High Level Station (which is only a short walk from Blaenavon town centre) as well as to Big Pit Halt, which is adjacent to the Big Pit Mining Museum.
Severn Valley Railway (29 miles)
Bewdley
Severn Valley Railway Historic rural railway line run with plenty for train enthusiasts to see and do. You may join the line from several stations, not just the one marked here as the address.
Coalyard Miniature Railway (31 miles)
Kidderminster
Coalyard Miniature Railway Kid size railway for a pleasing jaunt up and down the line, open most weekends.
Brecon Mountain Railway (33 miles)
Merthyr Tydfil
Brecon Mountain Railway Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the National Park from one of Wales' most popular railways, plus enjoy the new childrens play area at Pontsticill.
The Handsam Boat Company (33 miles)
Evesham
The Handsam Boat Company Offering jaunts down the River Avon either by guided covered group tour, private hire motor boat or a family sized row boat. Departing from the award winning Abbey Park.
Evesham Vale Light Railway (34 miles)
Evesham
Evesham Vale Light Railway - is a narrow gauge steam railway running regular passenger trains every weekend and main school holidays throughout the year.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (34 miles)
Toddington
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway The GWR is a steam and diesel heritage railway in the English Cotswolds. Since 1981, the volunteers have restored over 10 miles of line, together with platforms, buildings, steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock. In addition to a scheduled service, GWR hosts a number of galas and enthusiast€™ events...
Avonvale MES Miniature Railway (36 miles)
Alcester
Avonvale MES Miniature Railway Perfect for those interested in locomotives and kids who just want to see something fun and different. Running on coal fired steam and diesel engines, you'll enjoy your ride, taking in all the sights as you head down the tracks.
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway (36 miles)
Bridgnorth
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway This remarkable funicular railway is the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the country.
Baggeridge Minature Railway (41 miles)
Dudley
Baggeridge Minature Railway Trains run on regular dates throughout the year offering visitors a chance to board and admire the trains.
Bristol Ferry Boat Co (42 miles)
Bristol
Bristol Ferry Boat Co Bristol Ferries run services every day of the year except Christmas Day. Catch one of our timetabled boats and use it like a bus or simply sit on board for a round trip and take in the sights and sounds of Bristol's past and present. Swans, ducks and geese quacking. Cormorants fanning their wings... Look...
Brunels SS Great Britain (42 miles)
Bristol
Brunels SS Great Britain Step back in time when you board Brunel’s ss Great Britain. Discover the true stories behind the ship that changed the world Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board for Victorian passengers and crew. Descend under water below the glass ‘sea’ to discover the...
Bristol Packet Boat Rides (42 miles)
Bristol
Bristol Packet Boat Rides A wonderful selection of differing cruises, ranging from a quick trip around the floating harbour to a full excursion under the Clifton Bridge, through Avon Gorge and down the Bristol Channel!
The Matthew of Bristol (42 miles)
Bristol
The Matthew of Bristol A replica of the English ship that discovered North America in 1497, The Matthew is available to visit in the Bristol Floating Harbour and you can take a trip out on her as well.
Telford Steam Railway (43 miles)
Telford
Telford Steam Railway A classic and quite delightful working Steam Railway: at 1 in 39 one of the steepest railways in preservation.
Avon Valley Railway (44 miles)
Bristol
Avon Valley Railway This attraction takes young and old back to the trains of yesteryear. Your train will be pulled by a restored steam engine and you can enjoy food and drink in a restored carriage. Not forgetting special trips aboard Thomas the Tank Engine and Santa Steam Specials during the year.
Avon Boating (44 miles)
Stratford Upon Avon
Avon Boating Varied multi season boat hire for families, from pedals to gondolas and plenty more.
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway (45 miles)
Bristol
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway 5 inch gauge railway attraction includes a Tunnel, Motive Power Depot, Carriage Sheds, Turntable and Automatic Signalling System.
Bath Boating Station (48 miles)
Bath
Bath Boating Station Rowing, punting and canoeing on the delightful River Avon. Keep an eye out for kingfishers and otters! And don't forget there are options to share the rowing so start beefing up the kids!
Swindon and Cricklade Steam Railway (49 miles)
Swindon
Swindon and Cricklade Steam Railway The kids love a day out on a steam train. There are special event weekends throughout the year including Easter Bunny Rides, plus Halloween and Santa Specials. All aboard!!!
Cotswold River Cruise (50 miles)
Lechlade on Thames
Cotswold River Cruise Private and public hire cruise boats offering different sizes and services for every occasion. Self drive hire facilities also available. Pre booking essential.
The Chasewater Railway (54 miles)
Burntwood
The Chasewater Railway Standard Gauge Heritage Railway set in Chasewater country park, 4 mile round trip with steam and diesel engines and vintage carriages. Accredited Museum, Model Railway, also a narrow gauge miners style line, tea room and Sunday Carvery, gift shops. We are a Volunteer run charity.
Echills Wood Railway (56 miles)
Sutton Coldfield
Echills Wood Railway Circular tour with optional change at picnic station for trains to Far Leys car park, using a variety of 7 and quarter inch gauge steam, diesel and electric locomotives.
Coventry Transport Museum (57 miles)
Coventry
Coventry Transport Museum The largest collection of British Road Transport in the world with over 230 cars and commercial vehicles, 250 cycles and 100 motorcycles. Fun for all the family!
Midland Air Museum (57 miles)
Baginton
Midland Air Museum Exhibits range from the magnificent Avro Vulcan bomber through more than 30 other historic aircraft, both civil and military, aero engines and other artefacts, to a wide range of memorabilia. A good family day out for if your smalls like vehicles of any description!
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm (10 miles)
Hereford
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm Llama trekking is fast becoming a 'must-do' activity. Bond with your llama, get to know him and take him on a walk in the glorious countryside of south west Herefordshire. If travelling from further afield, why not take a two day stay in one of our holiday cottages?
Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo (14 miles)
Ross-on-Wye
Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo Experience the delight of nature's most serene and beautiful wildlife. At the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo you can walk with free-flying exotic butterflies and see them supping nectar, finding their mates and laying eggs.
West Midland Safari Park (29 miles)
Bewdley
West Midland Safari Park The Park combines four-miles of self-drive safari, including UKâs largest pride of White Lions, plus Elephant, Rhino, Cheetah, Giraffe, etc. Plus, Discovery Trail, Penguin Cove, African Village, Walk-through Lemurs, live shows, family rides, shops and restaurants. Voted the Best Attraction in the West...
Shortwood Family Farm (9 miles)
Bromyard
Shortwood Family Farm Milk a cow by hand; take part in their Animal Feeding Tour; watch the machine milking; Visit Mini Farm World, Pets' Corner and the Play Area; follow the Farm Trail; take a trailer ride around the farm; and admire the panoramic views across four counties!
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre (16 miles)
Kington
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre A magical place to experience animals, birds and all sorts of owls from all over the world. During winter months and in very wet weather the animals are displayed undercover.
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery (< 1 mile)
Hereford
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery housed in a spectacular Victorian gothic building, offering works of fine and decorative art plus hands on elements and varying art exhibitions.
The Commandery (23 miles)
Sidbury
The Commandery has exciting stories to tell you about power, greed, war, wealth, romance, death, society and industry. Step back in time to catch a glimpse of the lively characters that have inhabited this ancient building during the past seven centuries.
George Marshall Medical Museum (25 miles)
Worcester
George Marshall Medical Museum is a free museum where the whole family can explore the history of medicine. Be terrified by our death masks and find out what an amputation looked like in the 19th century! Stop at the apothecary for a cholera remedy and have a go at our mystery object game.
Bewdley Museum (28 miles)
Bewdley
Bewdley Museum a surprise around every corner! Situated in the heart of the picturesque Georgian town of Bewdley, the museum offers a friendly welcome and entertaining experience for the whole family. Great idea if you're looking for fun family days out in the Midlands.
Worcestershire County Museum (28 miles)
Kidderminster
Worcestershire County Museum Explore Worcestershire's past, find out how people worked and played. What was life like in the nursery and scullery? Get hands on in our Toys through Time Gallery, discover our wonderful collection of Gypsy Caravans in our Transport display, or try out the stocks!
Museum of Carpet (31 miles)
Kidderminster
Museum of Carpet - focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits.
The Almonry Heritage Centre (33 miles)
Evesham
The Almonry Heritage Centre Loads of displays on different angles of history, spread across 12 interesting rooms and the garden. Join the Junior Almoners' Club for bonus trails and activities.
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings (33 miles)
Bromsgrove
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings An award winning museum with a collection of 30 buildings that have been rescued from destruction and carefully rebuilt on Avoncroft's beautiful rural site. There is a 19th century windmill, which can still be used today, the National Telephone Kiosk Collection, a Medieval Town House and lots more!
Hereford Leisure Pool (< 1 mile)
Hereford
Hereford Leisure Pool - has a wave machine and water slide, a 'beach' area and various water features and a whirlpool, as well as the usual leisure pool
Droitwich Spa Lido (29 miles)
Droitwich
Droitwich Spa Lido Heated outdoor swimming pool with a beach area at one end and an integrated fountain, with a dedicated wet-play area besides the main pool.
Wyre Forest Glades (31 miles)
Kidderminster
Wyre Forest Glades Leisure pool with wave machine and 2 flumes. There is also a soft play facility on site. A great idea for family days out with the kids.
Play Planet Soft Playcentre (< 1 mile)
Hereford
Play Planet Soft Playcentre Play Planet is Hereford’s newest and biggest indoor children’s play centre, offering a three tier space themed soft play experience.
Cheeky Monkeys (23 miles)
Worcester
Cheeky Monkeys Classic multi level adventure soft play facility crammed with features and a separate area for toddlers. Max height 135cm.
Fantastico Indoor Play Area (31 miles)
Kidderminster
Fantastico Indoor Play Area A fun and safe experience for your children in Kidderminster to enjoy themselves with a play area for all ages up to 10 and 4ft10.
Imagination Street (35 miles)
Bromsgrove
Imagination Street Brilliantly equipped role play zone, kids' library, computer and play station rooms and immense adventure play structure, interactive computers and big slides. Plus new Baby Sensory Room and Interactive Football Zone!
Imagination Street (36 miles)
Redditch
Imagination Street Brilliantly equipped role play zone, kids' library, computer and play station rooms and immense adventure play structure, interactive computers and big slides. Plus new Baby Sensory Room and Interactive Football Zone!

Thanks for all the great things to do and Railways and Transport Attractions near Hereford with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

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