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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Greater London

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Greater London in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 57 Greater London 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.

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Thames Rockets

  • South Bank
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Indulge a need for speed with Thames Rockets: a turbocharged boat ride along the iconic River Thames. You’ll quite literally have to hold onto your h...

ThamesJet

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Did you watch that speedboat chase in James Bond and think, ‘I could do that’? Then get your tux ready for a ride on ThamesJet! This high-speed thril...

Harry Potter London Bus Tour

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Witches and wizards alike will love the Harry Potter Bus Tour. See where the legendary films were shot and let a little magic rub off on you! They’re...

London Transport Museum

  • Covent Garden
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Does your little one have a need for speed? Take them for a great day of family fun and interactive adventure at the London Transport Museum. All abo...

The Golden Hinde

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Experience the life of a 16th-century explorer aboard the Golden Hinde, a full sized reconstruction of Sir Francis Drake's Tudor galleon which was us...

HMS Belfast

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Explore HMS Belfast and see what life was like aboard this historic warship during WW2 and beyond. Delve into the depths of the bowels, climb your wa...

London Canal Museum

  • Kings Cross
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The London Canal Museum is housed in the capital's only remaining Victorian ice warehouse just around the corner from King's cross. There is an old-f...

London Waterbus Canal Trips

  • Maida Vale
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

London Waterbus Canal Trips offers cruises along the historic Regent's Canal as it slips quietly along the green and leafy fringes of Regents Park. T...



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Brockwell Park Miniature Railway

  • Herne Hill
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Brockwell Park Miniature Railway has been operating in the grounds of Brockwell Park since 2003 and has been enjoyed by thousands of families loo...

Cutty Sark Clipper Ship

  • Greenwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cutty Sark has relaunched, so to speak, opening a new chapter in the extraordinary life of one of the world's most famous ships. The last surviving t...

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...

London Museum of Water & Steam

  • Brentford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Come and discover the story of London's water supply, with an interactive waterworks gallery and working historic engines. London Museum of water and...

Thames Ditton Miniature Steam Railway

  • Thames Ditton
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Thames Ditton Miniature Steam Railway is run by friendly volunteer enthusiasts who love sharing their knowledge of the railway and the trains that ru...

Malden Miniature Railway

  • Thames Ditton
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Malden Miniature Railway is well known and locally it is referred to as the Thames Ditton Miniature Railway, and this is where they operate their 2 i...

Hampton and Kempton Waterworks Railway

  • Feltham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Visit a little-known local attraction on your next family day out and discover Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway - the “secret railway”. It’s...

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,...

Swanley Park

  • Swanley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There’s nothing like a safe, open space for families to relax in during the summer months, which is what you’ll find at Swanley Park. This popular 60...

Swanley New Barn Railway

  • Swanley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Swanley New Barn Railway is a miniature railway (7 an a quarter inch gauge) situated in the green flag awarded 60 acres of Swanley Park, Kent. The ra...

The Ruislip Lido Railway4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ruislip
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Ruislip Lido Railwayis a 12 inch (305mm) gauge railway that is operated entirely by volunteers, and is the longest exact railway of its kind in t...

De Havilland Aircraft Museum

  • London Colney
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

De Havilland Aircraft Museum will surprise you with the number of things to see in quite a small space, with plenty of hands on stuff for the kids. T...

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