Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Shropshire

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Shropshire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 27 Shropshire 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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Shropshire Raft Tours

  • Ironbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Shropshire Raft Tours is based on the River Severn, located in Ironbridge, Shropshire. The trips cover 2 kilometres with a round trip of 2 hours from...

Telford Steam Railway

  • Telford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Telford Steam Railway is a volunteer operated preserved Steam Railway with friendly and informed help available and many interesting things to look a...

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bridgnorth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

For over 100 years now Bridgnorth Cliff Railway has been transporting the fine people of Bridgnorth up and down the 111ft sandstone cliffs which sepa...

Woodseaves Miniature Railway

  • Market Drayton
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Woodseaves Miniature Railway is a great little attraction that is definitely worth a visit if you are already in the area on a Sunday between from th...

Baggeridge Country Park & Miniature Railway

  • Dudley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Baggeridge Country Park is an area of beautiful and secluded countryside close to the Black Country, that is great for little nature lovers or those...

Severn Valley Railway

  • Bewdley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Your kids love playing with trains? This is one you simply cannot miss out on - take your little engine drivers on a real steam train ride with Sever...

Llangollen Railway

  • Llangollen
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Llangollen Railway is a heritage railway located next to the historic Dee Bridge that journeys through the picturesque Dee Valley to the town of Corw...

Llangollen Wharf

  • Llangollen
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Llangollen Wharf is one of the major attractions in the North Wales market town of Llangollen and is now part of a World Heritage Site! From the Whar...

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...

Amerton Railway

  • Stowe-by-Chartley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Amerton Railway is a 1 mile 2 foot gauge line, set in the rolling Staffordshire countryside in the grounds of the popular Amerton Working Farm. A...

The Chasewater Railway

  • Burntwood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Chasewater Railway operates standard gauge heritage steam and diesel trains on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays throughout the year, most Saturda...

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...

Cannon Hill Park

  • Birmingham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cannon Hill Park is a fantastic, free open space built for everyone to enjoy! Made up of 80 acres of formal parkland and 120 acres of conservation an...

ChesterBoat

  • Chester
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Jump aboard and set sail on an adventure above water on the ChesterBoat river cruises. Keen explorers will love discovering the sights of Chester and...

Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway

  • Chester
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway is fun for all the family. Miniature train rides set in the beautiful surroundings of Chester's Grosvenor Park. Only...

Transport Museum Wythall

  • Wythall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The museum is home to over 90 buses. Midland Red, WMPTE blue and cream and the corporation fleets from Birmingham, Walsall, West Bromwich and Wolverh...

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...

National Cycle Museum

  • Llandrindod Wells
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If your kid is crazy about bikes then the National Cycle Museum is the place for you! Discover the 200 year history of the bicycle through the museum...

Broomy Hill Miniature Railway

  • Broomy Hill
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Entirely hand built by a local society since 1962, the Broomy Hill Miniature Railway is a charming treat for your little trainspotters, provided you...

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...

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