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

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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Luton

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Luton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 56 Luton railway and transport attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. 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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Families on train at The Ruislip Lido Railway

The Ruislip Lido Railway4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ruislip
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Ruislip Lido Railwayis a 12 inch (305mm) gauge railway that is operated entirely by volunteers, and is the longest exact railway of its kind in t...

Miniature farm at Bekonscot Model Village in Beaconsfield

Bekonscot Model Village5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Beaconsfield
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Bekonscot Model Village is the world’s oldest model village, comprised of six teeny tiny towns. This miniature 1930s microcosm has more than 200 buil...

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,...

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...

Steam train at Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway

Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway

  • Chinnor
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

All aboard this fantastic day out at Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway, where all your steam dreams will come true! Clamber up into the huge tra...

Boat sailing from London Waterbus Canal Trips in Maida Vale

London Waterbus Canal Trips

  • Maida Vale
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

London Waterbus Canal Trips offers cruises along the historic Regent's Canal as it slips quietly along the green and leafy fringes of Regents Park. T...

Canal boats in London Canal Museum at Kings Cross

London Canal Museum

  • Kings Cross
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The London Canal Museum is housed in the capital's only remaining Victorian ice warehouse just around the corner from King's cross. There is an old-f...

People exploring London Museum of Water and Steam in Brentford

London Museum of Water & Steam

  • Brentford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Come and discover the story of London's water supply, with an interactive waterworks gallery and working historic engines. London Museum of water and...

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...

Boy driving bus at London Transport Museum in Covent Garden

London Transport Museum

  • Covent Garden
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Does your little one have a need for speed? Take them for a great day of family fun and interactive adventure at the London Transport Museum. All abo...

Platform 9 and three quarters at Harry Potter London Bus Tour in London

Harry Potter London Bus Tour

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Witches and wizards alike will love the Harry Potter Bus Tour. See where the legendary films were shot and let a little magic rub off on you! They’re...

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...

Thames Rockets' Boat approach Thames Barriers in London

Thames Rockets

  • South Bank
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Indulge a need for speed with Thames Rockets: a turbocharged boat ride along the iconic River Thames. You’ll quite literally have to hold onto your h...

Passengers sightseeing on ThamesJet boat in London

ThamesJet

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Did you watch that speedboat chase in James Bond and think, ‘I could do that’? Then get your tux ready for a ride on ThamesJet! This high-speed thril...

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