Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Dane Bank, Greater Manchester

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Dane Bank in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 37 Dane Bank 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.

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Marple Centre Play and Train

  • Stockport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

With a miniature railway, indoor play facility and small animals to look at, this makes Marple Garden Centre a rather understated moniker! The charmi...

Museum of Transport

  • Cheetam Hill
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take a trip back in time with one of Britain's biggest collections of restored buses, coaches and trams at the Museum of Transport. From a Victorian...

Brookside Miniature Railway

  • Poynton
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Brookside Miniature Railway, located in Brookside Garden Centre in Poynton, offers a superb train ride for families and enthusiasts along a half mile...

Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway3.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Urmston
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Also known locally as 'Chassen Park', Abbotsfield Park is especially worth visiting on a Sunday when the Urmston and District Railway Society operate...

Springfield Park Model Railway

  • Rochdale
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Are you a family full of train lovers? Do the kids own an impressive collection of wooden and plastic trains? Then head on down to Springfield Park M...

East Lancashire Railway

  • Bury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

All aboard the East Lancashire Railway! Step back in time and enjoy a family day out like no other with a spectacular 12-mile steam train ride throug...

Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre

  • Marsden
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

As one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways, visitors can explore deep into Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre on one of the family friendly guided...

Kirklees Light Railway

  • Huddersfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

All aboard! Step into Kirklees Light Railway in Huddersfield, the home of Yorkshire’s Great Little Steam Trains, where you can hop on and take a ride...

Anderton Boat Lift

  • Northwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Anderton Boat Lift is literally a huge machine to lift boats from one river into another, it's so very much more exciting to see at work than the...

Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

  • Leek
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Rudyard Lake Steam Railway uses miniature narrow gauge steam engines on its trains to give a 3 mile return trip along the side of Rudyard Lake. T...

Thompson Park and Miniature Railway5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Burnley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

At Thompson Park there is a whopping great 3 acre boating lake here plus the River Brun bisects the Park, between the 2 providing habitat for many va...

Halton Miniature Railway4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Runcorn
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Halton Miniature Railway is known throughout the world to all enthusiasts, this railway system is staffed by volunteers. It has a track gauge of 7 an...

Apedale Valley Light Railway

  • Newcastle under Lyme
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Apedale Valley Light Railway is a volunteer operated narrow gauge railway. We operate trains on a short ride alongside the Apedale Community Coun...

Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel

  • Keighley
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel , based at the first station from Keighley on the Worth Valley Railway, is run by a volunteer body called the Vintage Ca...

Churnet Valley Railway

  • Froghall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Churnet Valley Railway takes you on a journey back to the classic days of railway travel on a lovely rural line that passes right through beautif...

Shipley Glen Cable Tramway

  • Baildon
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Shipley Glen Cable Tramway is the oldest working cable tramway in Great Britain (cliff lifts excepted). Dating from 1895, the line was built to s...

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

  • Keighley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway provides an excellent opportunity to step back in time and enjoy a train ride with the kids through the heart of Br...

Crich Tramway Village4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Crich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Go back in time with Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire and take a ride on a vintage tram, running alongside a period street, and climbing up a mile...

Peak Rail

  • Matlock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Peak Rail welcomes your family to journey back (baaack) to a bygone age and experience the historic thrill of steam and diesel on their preserved rai...

Foxfield Railway

  • Stoke on Trent
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Built in the 1890s the Foxfield Railway is still going today, with strength and panache! Take one of the dozens of unique and well cared for steam or...

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