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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Assington

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Assington in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 22 Assington 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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Eaton Park

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Eaton Park is a hidden gem, with so much more to do than you think and conveniently located close to the centre of Norwich. The enormous and always l...

East Anglia Transport Museum

  • Lowestoft
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

East Anglia Transport Museum is a great tourist attraction that also has an educational role, with a living museum that shows the development of mech...

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...

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...

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...

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