20 Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Burton on the Wolds Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Burton on the Wolds

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Burton on the Wolds in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 37 Burton on the Wolds railway and transport attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the railway and transport attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Steam Train at Great Central Railway in Loughborough

Great Central Railway

  • Loughborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Full steam ahead to the Great Central Railway! Take a ride on a steam powered railway where vintage locomotives whizz through the Leicestershire coun...

Steam train at Great Central Railway Nottingham in Ruddington

Great Central Railway Nottingham

  • Ruddington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Great Central Railway Nottingham they offer 10 miles of heritage railway running through the beautiful scenery of South Nottinghamshire and North...

Steam train at Battlefield Line Railway in Shackerstone

Battlefield Line Railway

  • Shackerstone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The 3 stations on the Battlefield Line Railway are Shenton (an award winner), Market Bosworth and Shackerston, the latter of which is the HQ station...

Canal lock at Foxton Boat Services in Market Harborough

Foxton Boat Services

  • Market Harborough
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Foxton Boat Services, is located at the bottom of Foxton Locks, in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside, and brimming with heritage, with histori...

Canal boat at Foxton Canal Museum in Market Harborough

Foxton Canal Museum

  • Market Harborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Foxton Canal Museum, run by theFoxton Inclined Plane Trust, is a fully accredited museum that occupies the boiler house of the Victorian Boat Lift at...

Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Crich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Go back in time with Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire and take a ride on a vintage tram, running alongside a period street, and climbing up a mile...

Boy on interactive displays at West Shed Museum in Ripley

West Shed Museum

  • Ripley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit the West Shed Museum: home to historic steam locomotives. Train enthusiasts will have plenty to get excited about, with films and hands on acti...

Steam train at Midland Railway Centre in Ripley

Midland Railway-Butterley

  • Ripley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Whether you intend your visit to be an hour or two or you wish to stay for a full day, here at the Midland Railway Butterley, there are plenty of thi...

Statfold Barn Railway

Statfold Barn Railway

  • Tamworth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Got tiny railway enthusiasts at home? Discover Statfold Barn Railway - one of Staffordshire’s hidden gems, for an amazing day out packed with beautif...

Aircrafts at Newark Air Museum

Newark Air Museum

  • Newark
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Discover the secrets of Newark Air Museum on the former World War II airfield of Winthorpe. It’s a little slice of a huge chapter in history. Take a...

Carriage train at Sherwood Forest Railway in Edwinstowe

Sherwood Forest Railway4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Edwinstowe
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Sherwood Forest Railway is home to the only Narrow Gauge Steam Railway in Nottinghamshire, and it's in miniature! A real steam railway, reduced to 5...

Exhibition of Top Secret base in World War II at Harrington Aviation Museum

Harrington Aviation Museum

  • Harrington
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Harrington Aviation Museums comprise the Carpetbagger Aviation and Secret War Museum. These museums offer a rare look at life on this Top Secret...

Train station at Eachills Wood Railway in Sutton Coldfield

Echills Wood Railway

  • Sutton Coldfield
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

All aboard Echills Wood Railway! Train enthusiasts will love this exciting miniature railway at Kingsbury Waterpark. Climb aboard and take the 20 min...

Grounds of Steeple Grange Light Railway in Wirksworth

Steeple Grange Light Railway

  • Wirksworth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Established back in sunny 1985, the Steeple Grange Light Railway is a charming 18 inch gauge railway line built on a branch trackbed of the old Cromf...

Train at Peak Rail in Matlock

Peak Rail

  • Matlock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Peak Rail welcomes your family to journey back (baaack) to a bygone age and experience the historic thrill of steam and diesel on their preserved rai...

An exhibition of cars at the Coventry Transport Museum

Coventry Transport Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Coventry
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Coventry Transport Museum is largest collection of British Road Transport in the world with over 230 cars and commercial vehicles, 250 cycles and 100...

Abbey on Curious About Coventry walk

Curious About Coventry

  • Coventry
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Coventry gives an exciting glimpse into what makes this full of surprises city what it is. Expand your knowledge, be entertained and ch...

Aerial view of aircrafts at Midland Air Museum in Baginton

Midland Air Museum

  • Baginton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Midland Air Museums exhibits range from the magnificent Avro Vulcan bomber through more than 30 other historic aircraft, both civil and military, aer...

Mini steam trains at North Scarle Miniature Railway in Lincoln

North Scarle Miniature Railway

  • Lincoln
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

North Scarle Miniature Railway is a ground level, five and seven and a quarter inch gauge track. Over time this track has been extended to give a tra...

Sheep at Ryton Pools Country Park in Coventry

Ryton Pools Country Park

  • Coventry
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

At Ryton Pools Country Park explore this picturesque country park on foot or on your bike. Surfaced paths make it easy! Feed the ducks at Ryton Pool,...

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