20 Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Alton Barnes Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Alton Barnes

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Alton Barnes in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 38 Alton Barnes 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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Outside view of Crofton Beam Engines in Marlborough

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...

Outside view of STEAM - Museum of the GWR in Swindon

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...

Steam train at Swindon and Cricklade Steam Railway

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...

Horse pulling barge boat at Kennet Horse Boat Company in Hungerford

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...

Planes at Army Flying Museum

Army Flying Museum

  • Stockbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take your family days out to new heights with the Army Flying Museum, and keep your little flyers learning with over 100 years of history and play ar...

People on boats at Bath Boating Station

Bath Boating Station

  • Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Bath Boating Station offers Thames Skiffs (rowing boats to you and I!), Canadian canoes or punts for a day's jaunt on the water where you may well en...

People on miniature trains at Strawberry Line Miniature Railway in Bristol

Strawberry Line Miniature Railway

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Strawberry Line Miniature Railway, set in the grounds ofAvon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park at Keynsham, is the longest ground level 5” gauge rai...

Bitton Station at Avon Valley Railway in Bristol

Avon Valley Railway

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Avon Valley Railway offers more than a train ride: it also offers the opportunity to explore the delights of the river valley. The heart of the railw...

Steam train at East Somerset Railway in Shepton Mallet

East Somerset Railway

  • Shepton Mallet
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Enjoy East Somerset Railway's 5 mile round journey through the rolling Mendip countryside. Ride the train, have a look around and ride the train agai...

People at Didcot Railway Centre

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...

The Matthew of Bristol ship travelling

The Matthew of Bristol

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Matthew of Bristol is a replica of the English ship that discovered North America in 1497, The Matthew is available to visit in the Bristol Float...

Two boys in red overalls reading a leaflet in front of a jet at Aerospace Bristol

Aerospace Bristol

  • Bristol
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Get ready for a  supersonic day out with the kids at Aerospace Bristol - over 100 years of aviation history and lots of interactive displays for all...

Outside view of Ashton Court Estate in Bristol

Ashton Court Estate

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Ashton Court Estate is a Country park and mansion with 850 acres of woodland and grassland. The estate is host to many activities including an annual...

Passengers on train at Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

  • Eastleigh
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Get ahead of steam this year at Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway. Take your kids on a day out to a train station where they can be a conductor for a...

Lake at Lakeside Country Park in Eastleigh

Lakeside Country Park

  • Eastleigh
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The lovely Lakeside Country Park is created from reclaimed gravel pits, which makes the range and quality of it's landscaping even more special and i...

Steam Train in Cholsey and Wallingford Railway

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...

A family looks on at a steam train at Mid Hants Railway

Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • New Alresford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Pick up your golden ticket and experience the golden age of steam travel at Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line. Get up close with the locomotives at t...

Beaulieu

Beaulieu

  • Brockenhurst
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Make like royalty deep in the heart of the New Forest;  Beaulieu is an award-winning day out packed with motors and a magnificent Palace House. Get s...

Vintage car at Cotswold Motoring Museum in Bourton on the Water

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...

Village by Bourton Model Railway in Bourton-on-the-Water

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...

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