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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Oxford

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Oxford in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 50 Oxford 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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Magdalen Bridge Row Boats

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Magdalen Bridge Row Boats is fun and relaxing and a great way to spend a sunny afternoon on the river. You can hire the row boat for an hour or if yo...

Cutteslowe Park and Miniature Railway3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There are lots of opportunities for activity and adventure at Cutteslowe Park and Miniature Railway. The largest park in Oxford offers spans 42 acres...

Oxford Bus Museum and Morris Museum

  • Witney
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Oxford Bus Museum and Morris Museum is a great place for the family, with something for everyone to enjoy. 100 years ago, William Morris started the...

Didcot Railway Centre

  • Didcot
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Didcot Railway Centre offer a fine collection of steam locomotives in the engine shed and depot. There is a reconstruction of Brunel's original broad...

Cholsey and Wallingford Railway

  • Wallingford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Cholsey and Wallingford Railway is a preserved former Great Western Railway branchline that links the national railway network at Cholsey, with t...

Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway

  • Chinnor
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

All aboard this fantastic day out at Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway, where all your steam dreams will come true! Clamber up into the huge tra...

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

  • Aylesbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre covers 25 acres and has one of the largest collections of steam locomotives and other railway vehicles in the UK. Visi...

Cotswold Motoring Museum

  • Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection is a fun packed indoor museum with loads of activities for the children. With seven unique galleries incl...



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Bourton Model Railway

  • Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Housed in a period farmhouse and established for over 25 years this is a spectacular Bourton Model Railway Exhibition and traditional toyshop situate...

Silverstone

  • Towcester
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Silverstone has been a race track since 1948, when hay bales and ropes to mark the circuit in what had been a wartime airfield and farm (and before t...

Kennet Horse Boat Company

  • Hungerford
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Kennet Horse Boat Company is a small, family run (and family friendly) business offering traditional canal barge boat trips, and private charters. Ex...

Swindon and Cricklade Steam Railway5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Swindon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

At the Swindon and Cricklade Steam Railway ride upon a fully functioning locomotive. The railway's passenger line offers a round trip of just over 4...

Museum of Berkshire Aviation

  • Reading
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Berkshire's dynamic contribution to aviation history is graphically re-captured at the museum. Run as a charitable trust, the museum is at the histor...

STEAM - Museum of the GWR5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Swindon
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

STEAM is a great day out for the whole family! Follow the incredible story of the GWR through lots of imaginative displays and plenty of hands-on exh...

Bekonscot Model Village5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Beaconsfield
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Bekonscot Model Village is the world’s oldest model village, comprised of six teeny tiny towns. This miniature 1930s microcosm has more than 200 buil...

Leighton Buzzard Railway

  • Leighton Buzzard
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is the place to go if you like old steam engines with long funnels, loud whistles and lots of gleaming brass! You will b...

The Canal Museum

  • Stoke Bruerne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Canal Museum can be found in the heart of the village of Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal, and it is a great place to learn about the fasci...

Crofton Beam Engines

  • Marlborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Crofton Beam Engines is a fabulous place to bring the little ones. One of the engines is over 200 years old and still works, fed by a coal fired Lanc...

British Motor Museum

  • Gaydon
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Rev up your engine and zoom down to the British Motor Museum. It’s got the largest collection of historic British cars in the world (!) and all sorts...

Pinewood Miniature Railway

  • Wokingham
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Pinewood Miniature Railway has been running trains for 25 years, delighting children of all ages. Located at Pinewood Leisure Centre, between Wokingh...

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