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Transport & space

OUTSIDE HARPENDEN

Audley End Miniature Railway and Enchanted Fairy Walk

YOU MUST PRE-BOOK. TO BOOK TICKETS CLICK ON THE SUMMER FESTIVAL LINK ON THE WEBSITE. A family day out full of innocent fun and imagination! Spot the Teddies that live in the woods as you take an exciting trip on one of our trains. Try and find the Fairies and Elves in their Tree Houses as you walk through the Enchanted Woods. Make a Fairy Wand or Magic Stick with our very own Fairy or Elf. Relax in our Picnic & Play Area or treat yourself to home made food and drink from the café more...

Audley End Road, Audley End, Saffron Walden, CB11 4JB [show map & facilities]

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Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

ADVANCE BOOKING ONLY. Open 10am to 5.30pm. Closed during the winter. Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is the world's oldest and original model village. With over 80 years of history, huge model railway, 1.5 acres of well kept gardens and finely detailed model buildings Bekonscot is a great day out for everyone. We've a playground (next to the picnic areas), a super 7.25" gauge ride-on railway, elevated walkway and model self-drive boats.more...

Warwick Road, Beaconsfield, HP9 2PL [show map & facilities]

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Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

TICKETS WILL NEED TO BE PRE-BOOKED. The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a 25 acre working Steam Museum with one of the UK's largest collections of locomotives, rolling stock and railway memorabilia. A re-created country station in the heyday of steam travel, offers steam train rides on certain days. Regularly runs "Day out with Thomas" events. Closed during the winter, except for special Christmas events and February Half-term.more...

Quainton Road Station, Quainton, Near Aylesbury, HP22 4BY [show map & facilities]

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East Herts Miniature Railway - Reopens 5th Sept

Enjoy a ride on our fantastic miniature railway at Van Hage, Great Amwell, operated by the East Herts Miniature Railway Society. This fantastic, 7¼" gauge railway completes two circuits of beautifully landscaped gardens and includes a trip over a pond and through a tunnel! Tickets cost just £1 per passenger. The railway is open 11am-5pm on weekends and selected dates during school holidays.more...

Van Hage Garden Centre, Great Amwell, North Ware, SG12 9RP [show map & facilities]

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Imperial War Museum Duxford

BOOK IN ADVANCE. IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of war, on people's lives and the history of our region. Eight distinctive exhibition halls, historic buildings and state-of-the-art exhibitions, are filled with extraordinary collections taking you on an unforgettable journey through the times of war and peace.more...

Iwm Duxford, Duxford, CB22 4QR [show map & facilities]

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Email via their website
01223 835 000

Lee Valley Boat Centre

OPEN FOR SMALL BOAT AND DAY BOAT HIRE THURS - MON. The Lee Valley Boat Centre is on the River Lee and is ideally located for exploring the scenic delights of the Lee Valley Country Park, the perfect place for combining your boating with bird watching, walking, cycling and angling. Try one of our day hire boats for a perfect day out with friends or family.more...

Old Nazeing Road, Broxbourne, EN10 6LX [show map]

Leighton Buzzard Railway - Temporarily Closed

Take a ride on one of England's leading narrow-gauge railways, with most trains hauled by vintage steam locomotives from around the world. Its sharp corners, steep gradients, level crossings and roadside running let you relive a form of transport that vanished long ago. Owing its existence to the First World War, it is also a living history lesson. And only a few miles from where you live.more...

Page's Park Station, Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 4TG [show map & facilities]

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National Space Centre

Imagine if you could encounter real rockets, see the first sci-fi movie ever made, take the ultimate water rocket challenge, blast off into space inside the Vostok Capsule, see a dog spacesuit, see the last piece of genuine moon rock to be returned to Earth and pilot the 'Eagle' onto the lunar surface. Now put them all in one amazing Rocket Tower. Welcome to the National Space Centre.more...

Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS [show map & facilities]

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RAF Museum London

YOU MUST PRE-BOOK. With a world-class collection and display of aircraft, integrated with special exhibitions, films, interactives, artwork, engines, missiles, photographs, medals and uniforms and research and education facilities, the Museum takes an innovative approach while keeping with tradition. We also hold exciting events. So book a day out to remember and plan your visit to the Royal Air Force Museum. For children with Autism you can download and autism-friendly trail from the website before you go.more...

Grahame Park Way, Hendon, NW9 5LL [show map & facilities]

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Ruislip Lido Railway

OPEN WITH REDUCED CAPACITY. The railway takes you around the lake at Ruislip Lido, weaving its way through the ancient Ruislip Woods. Passengers can start and finish their journey at two stations: Woody Bay station is beside the beach & children's splash pad; Willow Lawn station, located next to the car park and nearby the 'Waters Edge' pub At Willow Lawn,passengers can watch the locomotive being turned. Closed in January.more...

Reservoir Road, Ruislip, HA4 7TY [show map & facilities]

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