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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Plymouth

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Plymouth in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 12 Plymouth 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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Plym Valley Railway

  • Plymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

AtPlym Valley Railway, we have rebuilt a 1.5 mile section of the ex Great Western branch line from Marsh Mills to Plym Bridge. The line used to run f...

Plymouth Miniature Steam

  • Plymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Plymouth Miniature Steam offers a charming and traditional day out for families with kids of all ages, also ideal for bringing grandparents and frien...

South Devon Railway

  • Buckfastleigh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Journey through a beautiful and unspoilt countryside overflowing with wildlife at the South Devon Railway. The line runs for 7 miles from Buckfastlei...

Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co

  • Paignton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

How will you choose to travel along the Devonshire coast? Why don’t you set sail on a river boat trip or jump aboard the nostalgic steam railway? Dar...

Bodmin and Wenford Railway

  • Bodmin
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Bodmin and Wenford Railway allows you to discover the nostalgia and excitement of steam travel, with a journey evocative of a 1950s Steam Branch line...

The Golden Hind at Brixham

  • Brixham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Golden Hind at Brixham is a full sized replica of one of the most iconic ships from the age of exploration being a feature of this picturesque ha...

World of Model Railways

  • Mevagissey
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The World of Model Railways's Main Layout has over 30 trains travelling through a varied landscapes including town, country, seaside and even an Alpi...

World of Country Life

  • Exmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

World of Country Life is Devon's multi-award-winning whole family day out, whatever the weather! There are over 2 acres indoors with loads to do: cra...



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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Jump aboard a steam engine and journey on through the beautiful, Cornish countryside at Lappa Valley Steam Railway. A nature park awaits you with ple...

Falmouth Boat Hire

  • Falmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Falmouth Boat Hire provides cabin boats for families wishing to explore the River Fal. Just some of the things you can do when hiring a boat in Falmo...

Devon Railway Centre

  • Tiverton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Devon Railway Centre is a popular Devon tourist attraction which offers a unique railway experience and boasts a host of attractions in one location....

Tiverton Museum

  • Tiverton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Tiverton Museum is a family friendly museum that offers free entry to accompanied children aged 16 and under, making for an interesting (but inexpens...

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