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OUTSIDE HARPENDEN

Audley End Miniature Railway and Enchanted Fairy and Elf Walk

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

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

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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Imperial War Museum Duxford

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

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

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 4TN [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 (RAF Hendon)

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

The pleasant journey takes you around the lake at Ruislip Lido, with the line weaving its way through the ancient Ruislip Woods. There are two main stations on the line where passengers can start and finish their journey. Woody Bay station is beside the beach & children's splash pad, and it is the oldest terminus on the line. The other station is Willow Lawn station, located next to the car park and nearby the 'Waters Edge' pub & carvery. At Willow Lawn station, passengers can observe the locomotive being turned on the turntable, before the train heads back to Woody Bay.more...

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

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St Albans Signal Box South

CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR OPEN DAYS/TIMES. Visit the largest preserved Midland Railway signal box and one of the few preserved boxes open to the public on a mainline railway. Continuous signalling demonstrations, railway videos and slideshow of the restoration, many signalling items on display, including single line 'tablet' machines, and other railway-related exhibits. Working signals, old signs and other exhibits in the garden. No need to book. Light refreshments are available on open days. Entrance is FREE, and donations are always welcome.more...

5 Ridgmont Rd, St Albans, AL1 3AG [show map & facilities]

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