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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Beacon Lough

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

There are 12 Beacon Lough 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.

  1. 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 1.1 miles from Beacon Lough
  2. 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 4.2 miles from Beacon Lough
  3. 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 6.7 miles from Beacon Lough
  4. 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 21.4 miles from Beacon Lough
  5. 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 22.7 miles from Beacon Lough
  6. 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 27.5 miles from Beacon Lough
  7. 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 34.2 miles from Beacon Lough
  8. 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 34.4 miles from Beacon Lough
  9. 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 35.3 miles from Beacon Lough
  10. 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 45 miles from Beacon Lough
  11. Aeroplane at Solway Aviation Museum in Carlisle

    Solway Aviation Museum

    Carlisle

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    Solway Aviation Museum is a collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and displays reflecting Britain's position as a former world leader in aircraf...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 48.9 miles from Beacon Lough
  12. 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 49.4 miles from Beacon Lough

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