11 Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Whitby Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Whitby

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Whitby in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 11 Whitby 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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Ship at Bark Endeavor in Whitby

Bark Endeavour

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Enjoy fantastic views of the Jurassic COastline from on board the Bark Endeavour Whitby , an authentic replica of Captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour...

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...

Train by seaside at Scarborough North Bay Railway

North Bay Railway Scarborough

  • Scarborough
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

If your kids just love railway attractions, take them on a picturesque ride along the historic North Bay Railway! You’ll not only get to soak in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 at Bowes Railway in Gateshead

Bowes Railway

  • Gateshead
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The atmospheric Bowes Railway was originally a colliery railway which was built to carry coal mainly from the pits in North West Durham over to the T...

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