Best Railway and Transport Attractions In West Midlands

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in West Midlands in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 43 West Midlands 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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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...

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...

Echills Wood Railway

  • Sutton Coldfield
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

All aboard Echills Wood Railway! Train enthusiasts will love this exciting miniature railway at Kingsbury Waterpark. Climb aboard and take the 20 min...

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...

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...

Statfold Barn Railway

  • Tamworth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Got tiny railway enthusiasts at home? Discover Statfold Barn Railway - one of Staffordshire’s hidden gems, for an amazing day out packed with beautif...

Curious About Coventry

  • Coventry
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Coventry gives an exciting glimpse into what makes this full of surprises city what it is. Expand your knowledge, be entertained and ch...

Coventry Transport Museum

  • Coventry
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Coventry Transport Museum is largest collection of British Road Transport in the world with over 230 cars and commercial vehicles, 250 cycles and 100...

Midland Air Museum

  • Baginton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Midland Air Museums exhibits range from the magnificent Avro Vulcan bomber through more than 30 other historic aircraft, both civil and military, aer...

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...

Ryton Pools Country Park

  • Coventry
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

At Ryton Pools Country Park explore this picturesque country park on foot or on your bike. Surfaced paths make it easy! Feed the ducks at Ryton Pool,...

Avonvale MES Miniature Railway

  • Alcester
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Avonvale MES Miniature Railway presents a dual 5 /7.25" ground level signalled track with bridges, station, tunnel and interesting gradients. Weather...

Battlefield Line Railway

  • Shackerstone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The 3 stations on the Battlefield Line Railway are Shenton (an award winner), Market Bosworth and Shackerston, the latter of which is the HQ station...

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  • 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...

Evesham Vale Light Railway

  • Evesham
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The   Evesham Vale Light Railway  is a narrow gauge steam railway running regular passenger trains every weekend and main school holidays throughout...

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...

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...

The Handsam Boat Company

  • Evesham
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

The Handsam Boat Company offer a variety of scenic boat trips down the River Avon at Evesham, departing from the award winning Abbey Park, where you...

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...

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