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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Newton Aycliffe

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

There are 15 Newton Aycliffe railway and transport attractions to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions, or 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.

  1. Girl on train at Locomotion in Shildon

    Locomotion

    Shildon

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    This nicely interactive experience brings the last 200 years of rail fully to life in one's mind, assisted in no small part by the atmosphere of one...

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 2.4 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  2. Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum

    Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum

    Darlington

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    Step back in time and journey through British railway history at Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum. Find out what Victorian Darlington - the...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 5.8 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  3. Ship at HMS Trincomalee 1817 in Hartlepool

    HMS Trincomalee 1817

    Hartlepool

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    HMS Trincomalee is the oldest British warship afloat built in Bombay in 1817! It represents the pinnacle of the ship restorer's craft (with thanks al...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 15.6 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  4. Train at Canfield Railway in Marley Hill

    Tanfield Railway

    Marley Hill

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    Tanfield Railway is a standard gauge heritage railway that can be found less than half an hour from Newcastle, and within easy reach of Tyneside, Wea...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 20.6 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  5. Steam train at Bowes Railway in Gateshead

    Bowes Railway

    Gateshead

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    The atmospheric Bowes Railway was originally a colliery railway which was built to carry coal mainly from the pits in North West Durham over to the T...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 21.1 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  6. People in lift at Saltburn Cliff Lift in Saltburn by the Sea

    Saltburn Cliff Lift

    Saltburn-by-the-Sea

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    The Saltburn Cliff Lift was opened in 1884, this is the oldest remaining waterbalance cliff lift in Britain and a stunning mode of travel, safer and...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 24.3 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  7. Miniature train at Saltburn Miniature Railway

    Saltburn Miniature Railway

    Saltburn-by-the-Sea

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    Saltburn Miniature Railway, situated at the bottom of Saltburn Bank, in the Valley Gardens, is a delightful 15 inch gauge miniature railway, running...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 24.4 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  8. Outside view of Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields

    Stephenson Railway Museum

    North Shields

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    Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at the Stephenson Railway Museum. The Museum is home to George Stephenson's 'Billy', a forerunner of t...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 27.7 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  9. Steam trains at Stainmore Railway Company Ltd in Kirkby Stephen

    Stainmore Railway Company Ltd

    Kirkby Stephen

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    Stainmore Railway Company Ltd has loads of different locomotives to check out, including one from the National Railway Museum Collection. There is a...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 33.4 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  10. Steam Train from South Tynedale Railway in Alston

    South Tynedale Railway

    Alston

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    South Tynedale Railway gives you and the kids the chance to travel on trains hauled by wonderfully preserved vintage steam and diesel locomotives fro...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 37.3 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  11. Ship at Bark Endeavor in Whitby

    Bark Endeavour

    Whitby

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    Enjoy fantastic views of the Jurassic COastline from on board the Bark Endeavour Whitby , an authentic replica of Captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 39.5 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  12. Train journeys at North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Pickering

    North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    Pickering

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    Fancy a trip to Hogsmeade; the famous train station seen in Harry Potter? Then take a trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and enjoy a day out f...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 41.1 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  13. Steam train travelling at Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway in Skipton

    Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

    Skipton

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    Travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey. Your journey takes you through picturesque Yorkshire...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 46.4 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  14. Canal boats at Skipton Boat Trips

    Skipton Boat Trips

    Skipton

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    Skipton Boat Trips offer a great way to explore the longest canal in Britain at 127 miles (204km)! The canal was originally used to transport stone,...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 48.9 miles from Newton Aycliffe
  15. Family on miniature train at National Railway Musuem in York

    National Railway Museum

    York

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    At National Railway Museum there are big trains, bigger rides, it's the perfect platform for the biggest railway day out ever! Great for kids of all...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 49.4 miles from Newton Aycliffe

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