Great Cockcrow Railway (5 miles)
Great Cockcrow Railway
Take a trip behind one of our 7 1/4 scale steam engines through woods, over bridges, through a tunnel and perhaps even through the Jungle. Watch out for the animals! A choice of two routes, why not do both?
Mercedes-Benz World (5 miles)
- a great day out for the whole family and entry is free with many exotic and rare cars on show every day.
Why not try one of our exhilarating Driving Experiences and if the kids are over 1.5m tall then can too.
For the younger guests there is also our indoor Little Learners electric car track so that they can get behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz.
Frimley Lodge Park and Miniature Railway (7 miles)
Frimley Lodge Park and Miniature Railway
The main circuit is multi gauge, ground level and caters for 3 and a half, 5 and 7 and a quarter inch gauge. It is approximately 1km long and is used to give rides to the public on the first Sunday of each month between March and November.
Malden Miniature Railway (11 miles)
Malden Miniature Railway
We have been in existence for 70 years and at our current site for over 58 years. Our railway is well known and locally it is referred to as the Thames Ditton Miniature Railway, and this is where we operate our two independent railways. The ground level railway is for the larger trains the other is an elevated railway for the smaller scale trains, both are used for passenger hauling.
Pinewood Miniature Railway (11 miles)
Pinewood Miniature Railway
The railway has been running miniature steam trains for 25 years, taking passengers for half mile rides through a woodland setting. Why not come along and have a ride!
Salters Steamers (12 miles)
As one of the longest established firms on the Thames we own one of the largest and most exclusive fleets operating on the river. Our cruises combine traditional style, contemporary comforts and the highest modern standards.
Museum of Berkshire Aviation (17 miles)
Museum of Berkshire Aviation
Museum of local aviation history with much for the interested eye to feast on. Possibly best indulged on the same day as other attractions for a FULL day out.
The Ruislip Lido Railway (19 miles)
The Ruislip Lido Railway
A charming 12-inch gauge railway which runs through the woodlands skirting the lake from Woody Bay Station beside the beach, all the way round to Ruislip Lido.
Hollycombe (20 miles)
- gives you the fun of the fair and much more with Steam Powered Edwardian fairground rides, railways, traction engines, farm and more with Listed woodland gardens alongside.
London Waterbus Canal Trips (21 miles)
London Waterbus Canal Trips
If you're going for a family days out to London Zoo, this is the way to get there - take a canal boat from Little Venice or Camden - you don't even have to visit the zoo?!
Brockwell Park Miniature Railway (22 miles)
Brockwell Park Miniature Railway
is a 7 and a quarter inch gauge ride on railway for children and adults. The railways runs for a quarter mile return trip between the Herne Hill Gates and the World Famous Brockwell Lido.
London RIB Voyages (23 miles)
London RIB Voyages
Fast, fun sightseeing speedboat trips for all ages. Kids will love this fast paced adventure whilst our comedian guides make learning about our great city entertaining for all ages. Toddlers, children and their grannies will all love this capital experience. Great idea if you're after fun things to do in London with kids.
London Duck Tours (23 miles)
London Duck Tours
- is no ordinary sightseeing tour, you get a guided tour by road including a trip along the river, without ever leaving the comfort of your seat. Nothing compares to the thrill of driving from the road straight into the Thames. A great idea if you are looking for family days out in london.
The Golden Hinde (24 miles)
The Golden Hinde
The Golden Hinde is a replica of Sir Francis Drake's warship, which offers visitors an unforgettable living history experience.
South Downs Light Railway (25 miles)
South Downs Light Railway
is a miniature railway where real steam engines pull trains with sit-in carriages. In the waiting room teddy bears sit ready to be taken on a train ride. On the journey you’ll see Snow White and other favourite children’s characters. Each journey takes about 7 minutes running every 15 minutes.
Cutty Sark Clipper Ship (26 miles)
Cutty Sark Clipper Ship
The world's last remaining tea clipper and a symbol of adventure, of bravery and the romance of sail. Children can try on Victorian costumes and read from nautical stories as they explore.
Docklands Light Railway (27 miles)
Docklands Light Railway
A day out on the excitingly sophisticated DLR is far from all about trains: hop on and off with a day ticket and visit bundles of great stuff as you travel round and you've got happy kids from start to stop!
Air Line Cable Car (28 miles)
Air Line Cable Car
Enjoy regal views of London in the new cable cars flying at up to 90 metres above the Thames! The journey is less than ten minutes so perfect for even the smallest sightseer.
Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway (30 miles)
Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway
Half a mile track of 5" gauge train track which is elevated - the kids love it!! Only runs on weekends. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in west sussex.
Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway (30 miles)
Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line (31 miles)
Cholsey & Wallingford Railway (31 miles)
Cholsey & Wallingford Railway
The Cholsey and Wallingford Railway is a preserved former Great Western Railway branchline that links the national railway network at Cholsey, with the historic market town of Wallingford, Oxfordshire. Trains run on selected weekends and bank holidays throughout the year and, where available, are steam hauled.
Barking Park Light Railway (32 miles)
Barking Park Light Railway
Delightful 7.25 inch gauge trains take you on a journey just under 1 quarter mile from Park Gates Station to Lakeside Halt.
Swanley New Barn Railway (32 miles)
Swanley New Barn Railway
is a miniature railway in Swanley Park giving rides over a ½ mile of track. The park itself contains: Paddling pool; Water jets; Family Boating Lake; Kiddies' electric bikes; Sand pit play area; Large playground and Cafe. These attractions have independent opening times.
Bluebell Railway (33 miles)
Great Steam engine journeys through the Sussex countryside and offer many seasonal specials which appeal particularly to children.
Stansted Park Light Railway (34 miles)
Stansted Park Light Railway
The 7 and a quarter inch gauge miniature railway runs 850 yards through parkland and forest past a girder bridge and a picturesque little station.
The Chichester Ship Canal (35 miles)
The Chichester Ship Canal
Runs 4 miles from the Southgate basin to the Chichester Harbour at Birdham. This tranquil haven starts within easy walking distance from the railway station, bus terminus and city centre. A wide range of birds and fish inhabit the canal area.
Didcot Railway Centre (36 miles)
Didcot Railway Centre
See the steam trains from the golden age of the Great Western Railway in the original engine shed, with a recreation of Brunel's broad gauge railway and a typical country branch line.
Lee Valley Boat Centre (38 miles)
Lee Valley Boat Centre
In a week you can cruise into London on a narrow boats, or in just an hour you can navigate the river by electric pleasure craft, pedalos or rowing boats.
Spa Valley Railway (38 miles)
Spa Valley Railway
The South East's friendliest steam railway! Heritage steam and diesel trains run for 5 and a half miles through the picturesque Kent and Sussex Weald between Eridge and Royal Tunbridge Wells, stopping off in between at Groombridge and High Rocks. Take a journey through time along this classic English Branch Line.
Solar Heritage (38 miles)
Welcome aboard our solar powered catamaran. Take a trip through Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with an informative commentary. On-board the engines are virtually silent as you glide along admiring the view and getting up close to the wildlife and habitats that make this place so special.
The Lavender Line (38 miles)
The Lavender Line
The line is now just a mile long and starts at Isfield station, stopping at the new Little Horsted station before returning.
Kennet Horse Boat Company (39 miles)
Kennet Horse Boat Company
- canal cruises offer an opportunity to do just that. Choose between the slow meandering of the motor barge and the sedate drifting of the horse drawn barge. Whichever takes your fancy, we can offer you a great day out.
Volks Electric Railway (40 miles)
Volks Electric Railway
The world's oldest operating electric railway offers a scenic jaunt along the beach for one and a quarter miles, stopping at an aquarium and a great playground.
East Herts Miniature Railway (40 miles)
East Herts Miniature Railway
A 7 and a quarter gauge miniature railway with several different train types lovingly maintained. Open weekends for family jaunts up and down the line.
Chichester Harbour Water Tours (41 miles)
Chichester Harbour Water Tours
A great boat cruise around West Sussex. You will be able to see some of the 12,000 resident boats and a wide variety of habitats including sand dunes, mudflats, shingle banks and woodlands, all valuable refuge for sea birds and other interesting wildlife species.
Leighton Buzzard Railway (41 miles)
Leighton Buzzard Railway
A heritage steam railway and working museum, we offer a relaxing 70-minute return train ride, hauled in most cases by a historic steam locomotive. Discover our own fascinating history, dating back to the dark days of the First World War, and experience the vanished world of narrow-gauge light railways.
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre (41 miles)
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
- is a working steam museum where you can step back in time to the steam age. On steaming open days visitors can ride in vintage carriages pulled by a full sized steam engine and on our extensive miniature railway.
Hayling Seaside Railway (41 miles)
Hayling Seaside Railway
Hayling Seaside Railway - The EHLR is a new 2ft gauge light railway on the coast of Hayling Island, Hampshire, running for just over 1 mile between Beachlands and Eastoke Corner.
Leighton Lady Cruises (42 miles)
Leighton Lady Cruises
A nostalgic jaunt on the 70ft long Lady is a treat for children, replete as it is with dazzling polished brass and the much loved canal art of hand-painted roses and castles.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Railways and Transport Attractions near Woking 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
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Surrey can enjoy the great day out as well.
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