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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Colne Engaine, Essex

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Colne Engaine in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 32 Colne Engaine 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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East Anglian Railway Museum

  • Colchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

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...

Colne Valley Railway

  • Castle Hedingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway 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...

Chelmer Cruises

  • Chelmsford
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

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...

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...

Epping Ongar Railway5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Epping
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

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...

Mid-Suffolk Light Railway

  • Stowmarket
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

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...

Southend Cliff Lift

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

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...

Southend Pier and Train5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

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...



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Barnards Miniature Railway

  • West Horndon
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

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

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...

Bressingham Steam Experience

  • Bressingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

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...

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,...

Bartons Point Coastal Park

  • Sheerness
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The stunning Bartons Point Coastal Park is located on the edge of Sheerness with large grass areas for walking and recreation. The lake features crab...

The Historic Dockyard Chatham5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Chatham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Historic Dockyard Chatham has a fantastic range of attractions, iconic buildings and historic ships to explore with your family of little histori...

Emirates Air Line Cable Car

  • Greenwich
  • Indoor
  • Tourist 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...

Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway

  • Sittingbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway line dates back to 1905 and runs on a 2' 6? gauge track and engine size. Some of the carriages are open t...

Swanley New Barn Railway

  • Swanley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Swanley New Barn Railway is a miniature railway (7 an a quarter inch gauge) situated in the green flag awarded 60 acres of Swanley Park, Kent. The ra...

Swanley Park

  • Swanley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There’s nothing like a safe, open space for families to relax in during the summer months, which is what you’ll find at Swanley Park. This popular 60...

Cutty Sark Clipper Ship

  • Greenwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cutty Sark has relaunched, so to speak, opening a new chapter in the extraordinary life of one of the world's most famous ships. The last surviving t...

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...

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