20 Best Railway and Transport Attractions In East End Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In East End

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in East End in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 41 East End 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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Outside view of The Shuttleworth Collection in Biggleswade

The Shuttleworth Collection

  • Biggleswade
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Shuttleworth Collection is in a quiet countryside setting, actually on an old fashioned all grass aerodrome with 8 real hangars! These handsome h...

People on miniature train at Summerfields Miniature Railways in Bedford

Summerfields Miniature Railways

  • Haynes
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Summerfields Miniature Railways has been a hidden gem in Bedfordshire ever since it was opened to the public around 20 years ago. All aboard the ador...

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...

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...

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 at Leighton Buzzard Railway

Leighton Buzzard Railway

  • Leighton Buzzard
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is the place to go if you like old steam engines with long funnels, loud whistles and lots of gleaming brass! You will b...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Steam train at Audley End Miniature Railway in Saffron Walden

Audley End Miniature Railway

  • Saffron Walden
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Audley End Miniature Railway is a delightful 1.5 mile ride on Lord Braybrooke's private 10 and a quarter inch gauge railway through Estate woodla...

Family on miniature train at East Herts Miniature Railway in Ware

East Herts Miniature Railway

  • Ware
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

East Herts Miniature Railway, located within the grounds of The Van Hage Garden Company in Great Amwell, is a 7 and quarter inch gauge miniature rail...

People on steam train at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre in Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

  • Aylesbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre covers 25 acres and has one of the largest collections of steam locomotives and other railway vehicles in the UK. Visi...

Men fixing aircraft at De Havilland Aircraft Museum in London Colney

De Havilland Aircraft Museum

  • London Colney
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

De Havilland Aircraft Museum will surprise you with the number of things to see in quite a small space, with plenty of hands on stuff for the kids. T...

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...

Wide shot of water area at Cassiobury Park in Watford

Cassiobury Park

  • Watford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

You've all been there in the summer holidays when pennies are tight, yet the children need to get out of the house. It’s times like these that you re...

Exhibit at Royal Gunpowder Mills in Waltham Abbey

Royal Gunpowder Mills

  • Waltham Abbey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Immerse the children in fun exploration of science, history and nature at theRoyal Gunpowder Mills. Set in 170 acres of beautiful, unique landscape,...

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