20 Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Great Bowden Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Great Bowden

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Great Bowden in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 35 Great Bowden railway and transport attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or 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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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...

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...

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 carriage at station building at Northampton and Lamport Railway

Northampton and Lamport Railway

  • Chapel Brampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Northampton and Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located at Pitsford and Brampton Station, roughly 5 miles...

Aeroplane at Sywell Aviation Museum in Northampton

Sywell Aviation Museum

  • Northampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Sywell Aviation Museum is based in the lovely Art Deco surroundings of Sywell Aerodrome, which is located on the edge of Sywell village in Northampto...

Train exhibit at Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum in Wellingborough

Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum

  • Wellingborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum , situated in Irchester Country Park , is an excellent little museum on the site of the original ironstone rail...

Woman on bench at Irchester Country Park in Wellingborough

Irchester Country Park

  • Wellingborough
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Considering it used to be an ironstone quarry, Irchester Country Park is very easy on the eye! It features a great children's play and activity area...

Family alongside train at Nene Valley Railway in Peterborough

Nene Valley Railway

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Nene Valley Railway offers more than just a train ride at this fantastic heritage railway that has something for the whole family. Throughout the sum...

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...

Outside view of The Canal Museum in Bruerne

The Canal Museum

  • Stoke Bruerne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Canal Museum can be found in the heart of the village of Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal, and it is a great place to learn about the fasci...

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...

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...

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,...

Train at Ferry Meadows Railway in Peterborough

Ferry Meadows Railway

  • Peterborough
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Departing from Ham Lane Station, where there is a cafe, gift shop and small adventure playground, the Ferry Meadows Railway will whisk you grandly ar...

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...

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...

F1 cars at Silverstone in Towcester

Silverstone

  • Towcester
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Silverstone has been a race track since 1948, when hay bales and ropes to mark the circuit in what had been a wartime airfield and farm (and before t...

Kids dressing up in a classic car at British Motor Museum, Gaydon

British Motor Museum

  • Gaydon
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Rev up your engine and zoom down to the British Motor Museum. It’s got the largest collection of historic British cars in the world (!) and all sorts...

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...

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