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

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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Danbury

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Danbury in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 40 Danbury 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 boats at Chelmer Cruises in Chelmsford

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...

Outside view of Southend Cliff Lift in Southend On Sea

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...

People on Southend Pier and Train in Southend on Sea

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...

People on mini train at Barnards Miniature Railway in West Horndon

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...

Train at Epping Ongar Railway

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...

Thomas the Tank at East Anglian Railway Museum in Colchester

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...

Train at Colne Valley Railway in Castle Hedingham

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...

People sailing at Bartons Point Coastal Park in Sheerness

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...

Kids on anchor at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

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...

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,...

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...

Train at Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway

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...

Train engine at Swanley New Barn Railway

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...

Duck at Swanley Park

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...

Air Line Cable Car at  Emirates Royal Docks in Greewich

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...

Steam Train at The Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway in Sittingbourne

The Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway

  • Sittingbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

At the Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway, there's a charming LGB model railway with miniature surrounds that will happily entrance the younger visi...

Boy in barrel at Cutty Sark Clipper Ship in Greenwich

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...

Masts, ropes, and crow's nests of The Golden Hinde in London

The Golden Hinde

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

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...

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