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

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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Leyburn

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Leyburn in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 23 Leyburn 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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Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum

Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum

  • Darlington
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Step back in time and journey through British railway history at Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum. Find out what Victorian Darlington - the...

Girl on train at Locomotion in Shildon

Locomotion3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Shildon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

This nicely interactive experience brings the last 200 years of rail fully to life in one's mind, assisted in no small part by the atmosphere of one...

Steam train travelling at Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway in Skipton

Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

  • Skipton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey. Your journey takes you through picturesque Yorkshire...

Steam trains at Stainmore Railway Company Ltd in Kirkby Stephen

Stainmore Railway Company Ltd

  • Kirkby Stephen
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Stainmore Railway Company Ltd has loads of different locomotives to check out, including one from the National Railway Museum Collection. There is a...

Canal boats at Skipton Boat Trips

Skipton Boat Trips

  • Skipton
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Skipton Boat Trips offer a great way to explore the longest canal in Britain at 127 miles (204km)! The canal was originally used to transport stone,...

Steam locomotive at Keighley & Worth Valleey Railway in Keighley

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

  • Keighley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway provides an excellent opportunity to step back in time and enjoy a train ride with the kids through the heart of Br...

Train at Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel in Keighley

Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel

  • Keighley
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel , based at the first station from Keighley on the Worth Valley Railway, is run by a volunteer body called the Vintage Ca...

Tram at Shipley Glen Cable Tramway in Baildon

Shipley Glen Cable Tramway

  • Baildon
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Shipley Glen Cable Tramway is the oldest working cable tramway in Great Britain (cliff lifts excepted). Dating from 1895, the line was built to s...

Ship at HMS Trincomalee 1817 in Hartlepool

HMS Trincomalee 1817

  • Hartlepool
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

HMS Trincomalee is the oldest British warship afloat built in Bombay in 1817! It represents the pinnacle of the ship restorer's craft (with thanks al...

Family on miniature train at National Railway Musuem in York

National Railway Museum

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At National Railway Museum there are big trains, bigger rides, it's the perfect platform for the biggest railway day out ever! Great for kids of all...

Steam train at Middleton Railway in Leeds

Middleton Railway

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Middleton Railway started in 1758, and is the oldest working railway in the world! They have a purpose built Engine House, with ticket station, and m...

Families on train at Thompson Park and Miniature Railway in Burnley

Thompson Park and Miniature Railway5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Burnley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

At Thompson Park there is a whopping great 3 acre boating lake here plus the River Brun bisects the Park, between the 2 providing habitat for many va...

People in lift at Saltburn Cliff Lift in Saltburn by the Sea

Saltburn Cliff Lift

  • Saltburn-by-the-Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Saltburn Cliff Lift was opened in 1884, this is the oldest remaining waterbalance cliff lift in Britain and a stunning mode of travel, safer and...

Miniature train at Saltburn Miniature Railway

Saltburn Miniature Railway

  • Saltburn-by-the-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Saltburn Miniature Railway, situated at the bottom of Saltburn Bank, in the Valley Gardens, is a delightful 15 inch gauge miniature railway, running...

The Scarborough Spa Express Train passes countryside

The Scarborough Spa Express

  • Carnforth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

While there are plenty of differing trips available, the charming vintage steam engines at the Scarborough Spa Express are perfect for a family trip,...

Kids at Derwent Valley Light Railway in York

Derwent Valley Light Railway

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Derwent Valley Light Railway, which is also known as The Blackberry Line, is a heritage railway line running on about half a mile of the original...

Train at Canfield Railway in Marley Hill

Tanfield Railway

  • Marley Hill
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Tanfield Railway is a standard gauge heritage railway that can be found less than half an hour from Newcastle, and within easy reach of Tyneside, Wea...

Train journeys at North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Pickering

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

  • Pickering
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Fancy a trip to Hogsmeade; the famous train station seen in Harry Potter? Then take a trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and enjoy a day out f...

Steam Train from South Tynedale Railway in Alston

South Tynedale Railway

  • Alston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

South Tynedale Railway gives you and the kids the chance to travel on trains hauled by wonderfully preserved vintage steam and diesel locomotives fro...

Canal boat at Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus

Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus

  • Lancaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Lancaster Canal Boats offers daily cruises to the Magnificent Lune Aqueduct which has just undergone a substantial £2m facelift making it one of the...

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