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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Ashdon

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Ashdon in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 38 Ashdon 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.

  1. Steam train at Audley End Miniature Railway in Saffron Walden

    Audley End Miniature Railway

    Saffron Walden

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    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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 4.7 miles from Ashdon
  2. Train at Colne Valley Railway in Castle Hedingham

    Colne Valley Railway

    Castle Hedingham

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Bring your family to come and sample the vintage atmosphere and take a charming hour long ride on an award winning period country Colne Valley Railwa...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 12.2 miles from Ashdon
  3. Thomas the Tank at East Anglian Railway Museum in Colchester

    East Anglian Railway Museum

    Colchester

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    East Anglian Railway Museum has a great collection of steam engines, carriages, and wagons to discover, plus a mini rail you can explore. There is pl...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 21 miles from Ashdon
  4. Family on miniature train at East Herts Miniature Railway in Ware

    East Herts Miniature Railway

    Ware

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 23 miles from Ashdon
  5. Canal boats at Chelmer Cruises in Chelmsford

    Chelmer Cruises

    Chelmsford

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    Chelmer Cruises is a charming place that is also known as Paper Mill Lock Cruises and Victoria Cruises. Whatever you call it, it's got all the potent...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 23.8 miles from Ashdon
  6. Train at Epping Ongar Railway

    Epping Ongar Railway

    Epping

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    Epping Ongar Railway is Essex's longest heritage railway and the closest to London, running from Ongar to North Weald and into Epping Forest. They ru...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 24.1 miles from Ashdon
  7. Outside view of The Shuttleworth Collection in Biggleswade

    The Shuttleworth Collection

    Biggleswade

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

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 27.2 miles from Ashdon
  8. Exhibit at Royal Gunpowder Mills in Waltham Abbey

    Royal Gunpowder Mills

    Waltham Abbey

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

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

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 28.7 miles from Ashdon
  9. People on miniature train at Summerfields Miniature Railways in Bedford

    Summerfields Miniature Railways

    Haynes

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 30.3 miles from Ashdon
  10. People on mini train at Barnards Miniature Railway in West Horndon

    Barnards Miniature Railway

    West Horndon

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    Barnards Miniature Railway is a brilliant family attraction set in the delightful grounds of Barnards Farm amongst sculptures, rivers and woodland. T...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 33.9 miles from Ashdon
  11. Men fixing aircraft at De Havilland Aircraft Museum in London Colney

    De Havilland Aircraft Museum

    London Colney

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 34.5 miles from Ashdon
  12. Staff at Mid-Suffolk Light Railway in Stowmarket

    Mid-Suffolk Light Railway

    Stowmarket

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    Come explore the only railway museum in Suffolk, where you’ll get to learn, play and have a different day out with the family. All aboard at Mid-Suff...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 37.1 miles from Ashdon
  13. Sign next to tracks at Bressingham Steam Experience

    Bressingham Steam Experience

    Bressingham

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    At Bressingham Steam Experience there are 4 railways to explore here plus collections of vintage locomotives to coo at, plus a National Dad's Army co...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 39 miles from Ashdon
  14. Air Line Cable Car at  Emirates Royal Docks in Greewich

    Emirates Air Line Cable Car

    Greenwich

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Enjoy great views and a unique ride across the Thames on the Emirates Air Line Cable Car! Join over 5 million other passengers and experience London...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 39.7 miles from Ashdon
  15. Outside view of Southend Cliff Lift in Southend On Sea

    Southend Cliff Lift

    Southend On Sea

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    Take a pleasurable journey on an iconic feature of Southend's rich heritage with fantastic views of the pier and estuary. The lift can accommodate up...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 39.9 miles from Ashdon
  16. People on Southend Pier and Train in Southend on Sea

    Southend Pier and Train

    Southend On Sea

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    The visitor information centre on the pier is the place to start, being the place to book boat trips etc and having information on the immediate amen...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 40.1 miles from Ashdon
  17. Canal boats in London Canal Museum at Kings Cross

    London Canal Museum

    Kings Cross

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    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 40.5 miles from Ashdon
  18. Masts, ropes, and crow's nests of The Golden Hinde in London

    The Golden Hinde

    London

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    Experience the life of a 16th-century explorer aboard the Golden Hinde, a full sized reconstruction of Sir Francis Drake's Tudor galleon which was us...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 41.7 miles from Ashdon
  19. Wide shot of water area at Cassiobury Park in Watford

    Cassiobury Park

    Watford

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 41.8 miles from Ashdon
  20. Platform 9 and three quarters at Harry Potter London Bus Tour in London

    Harry Potter London Bus Tour

    London

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    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 41.8 miles from Ashdon

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