18 Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Brecon Beacons Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Brecon Beacons

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Brecon Beacons in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 18 Brecon Beacons 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 in workshop at Brecon Mountain Railway in Merthyr Tydfil

Brecon Mountain Railway

  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

See incredible sights from the top of a mountain without having to climb! Hop aboard the Brecon Mountain Railway and go sightseeing on a charming old...

Kids on miniature train at Cyfarthfa Park and Miniature Railway in Merthyr Tydfil

Cyfarthfa Park and Miniature Railway

  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cyfarthfa Park has 150 acres of woodland walks and gardens to explore as well as plenty of added extras for the kids to remember. A new Family Advent...

Santa train at Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway

Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway

  • Blaenavon
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

From the main station trains head north to the Whistle Inn, south to Blaenavon High Level Station (which happens to be only a short walk from Blaenav...

Canal boat at Beacon Park Boats in Abergavenny

Beacon Park Boats

  • Abergavenny
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Beacon Park Boats offer exceptionally quiet electric day boat tours on the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal. Or if you fancy something a bit more energ...

Trains at Bridgend Miniature Railway

Bridgend Miniature Railway

  • Bridgend
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Toot! Toot! All aboard the Bridgend express! Bridgend Miniature Railway is a non-profit haven for all things trains. Run by volunteers and enthusiast...

Kids at National Cycle Museum in Llandrindod Wells

National Cycle Museum

  • Llandrindod Wells
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If your kid is crazy about bikes then the National Cycle Museum is the place for you! Discover the 200 year history of the bicycle through the museum...

Families on train at Broomy Hill Miniature Railway in Broomy Hill

Broomy Hill Miniature Railway

  • Broomy Hill
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Entirely hand built by a local society since 1962, the Broomy Hill Miniature Railway is a charming treat for your little trainspotters, provided you...

Seating at Kingfisher River Cruises in Symonds Yat

Kingfisher River Cruises

  • Symonds Yat
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Treat the family to a relaxing boat ride with Kingfisher River Cruises and you can enjoy some pleasant sights, a quiet ride and learn about the area....

Tintern Signal Box house exhibition at Tintern Old Station in Monmouth

Tintern Old Station

  • Monmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Tintern Old Station Built as a Victorian country railway station, the Old Station, Tintern is a charming site to visit for a quiet relaxing day out o...

Steam train at Perrygrove Railway and Treetop Adventure in Coleford

Perrygrove Railway and Treetop Adventure3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Coleford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Perrygrove Railway is the steam train for all ages and all weathers! A charming railway in the Royal Forest of Dean where friendly staff welcome you....

Two boys in red overalls reading a leaflet in front of a jet at Aerospace Bristol

Aerospace Bristol

  • Bristol
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Get ready for a  supersonic day out with the kids at Aerospace Bristol - over 100 years of aviation history and lots of interactive displays for all...

Dolphin at New Quay Boat Trips

New Quay Boat Trips

  • New Quay
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Why not come along with the family and enjoy the breathtaking views of the C.M.H.C. aboard one of their classic vessels. New Quay Boat Trips are wait...

View from train ride at The Vale of Rheidol Railway in Aberystwyth

The Vale of Rheidol Railway

  • Aberystwyth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Bring your family to the stunning valleys of Rheidol at The Vale of Rheidol Railway. Hop aboard a train you’re great grandparents may have visited. R...

Outside view of Ashton Court Estate in Bristol

Ashton Court Estate

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Ashton Court Estate is a Country park and mansion with 850 acres of woodland and grassland. The estate is host to many activities including an annual...

Steam train at West Somerset Railway in Minehead

West Somerset Railway

  • Minehead
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The West Somerset Railway has lots of new things on offer including the launch of an ‘Augmented Reality Heritage Hunter' App which is available to do...

The Matthew of Bristol ship travelling

The Matthew of Bristol

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Matthew of Bristol is a replica of the English ship that discovered North America in 1497, The Matthew is available to visit in the Bristol Float...

People in train at Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

  • Lynmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway is probably the best and most exciting, way to travel between the historic and picturesque towns of Lynton and Lynm...

Steam train at Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust in Watchet

Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust

  • Watchet
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Museum contains nostalgic relics from the former Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway which used to run from Bath to Bournemouth, with all finally c...

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