Events

There's plenty to see, do and enjoy at heritage railway events around the UK. Many railways also offer experience days such as driving a train or dining experiences.

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26th July 2024 - 27th July 2024
Reptiles Weekend

Reptiles Weekend

Bluebell Railway, Uckfield, East Sussex,

They are back once again! Reptiles of all shapes and sizes will be at The Bluebell Railway at Kingscote Station in July & August!

Dates
26th July 2024 - 27th July 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd August 2024
Thomas Big Adventure

Thomas Big Adventure

Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough, Northamptonshire,

Thomas Big Adventure

Date
2nd August 2024
Event Type(s)
Days out with Thomas
Children's Event
Location
Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, PE8 6LR, GB
Distance
0 away
4th August 2024
Trainmaster Days

Trainmaster Days

Bluebell Railway, Uckfield, East Sussex,

Trainmaster Days- Back At The Bluebell Railway!

Date
4th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL, GB
Distance
0 away
6th August 2024 - 8th August 2024
Dinosaurs Weekend

Dinosaurs Weekend

Bluebell Railway, Uckfield, East Sussex,

Get ready for a thrilling adventure as our beloved Dinosaur pals return to The Bluebell Railway for two exhilarating days of roaring fun in August!

Dates
6th August 2024 - 8th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL, GB
Distance
0 away
10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Teddy Bear's Outing

Teddy Bear's Outing

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

A fun day out for the family

Dates
10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Unicorn Weekend

Unicorn Weekend

Bluebell Railway, Uckfield, East Sussex,

Experience the enchantment of unicorns, not only in fairy tales but this weekend at the Bluebell Railway!

Dates
10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL, GB
Distance
0 away
17th August 2024 - 18th August 2024
Reptiles Weekend

Reptiles Weekend

Bluebell Railway, Uckfield, East Sussex,

They are back once again! Reptiles of all shapes and sizes will be at The Bluebell Railway at Kingscote Station in July & August!

Dates
17th August 2024 - 18th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL, GB
Distance
0 away
23rd August 2024
Thomas Big Adventure

Thomas Big Adventure

Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough, Northamptonshire,

Thomas Big Adventure

Date
23rd August 2024
Event Type(s)
Days out with Thomas
Children's Event
Location
Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, PE8 6LR, GB
Distance
0 away
31st August 2024
Fairytale Express

Fairytale Express

Stephenson Steam Railway, North Shields, Tyne & Wear,

Let It Snow Productions presents the Fairytale Express

Date
31st August 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Stephenson Steam Railway, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE29 8DX, GB
Distance
0 away
31st August 2024
Trainmaster Days

Trainmaster Days

Bluebell Railway, Uckfield, East Sussex,

Trainmaster Days- Back At The Bluebell Railway!

Date
31st August 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL, GB
Distance
0 away
7th September 2024 - 8th September 2024
Teddy Bears Picnic

Teddy Bears Picnic

Avon Valley Railway, Bitton, Bristol,

FREE train travel for children who bring their Teddy Bear plus a family teddy bear trail and craft activities

Dates
7th September 2024 - 8th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6HD, GB
Distance
0 away
14th September 2024 - 15th September 2024
Forces and Families weekend

Forces and Families weekend

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

A weekend showcasing military displays and family events

Dates
14th September 2024 - 15th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Diesel Gala
Children's Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
15th September 2024
Trainmaster Days

Trainmaster Days

Bluebell Railway, Uckfield, East Sussex,

Trainmaster Days- Back At The Bluebell Railway!

Date
15th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL, GB
Distance
0 away
28th September 2024 - 29th September 2024
WACKADOO! Bluey is visiting Swanage Railway!

WACKADOO! Bluey is visiting Swanage Railway!

Swanage Railway, Swanage, Dorset,

WACKADOO! Bluey is visiting Swanage Railway!

Dates
28th September 2024 - 29th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Station House, Railway Station Approach, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HB, GB
Distance
0 away
5th October 2024 - 6th October 2024
Teddy Bears Picnic

Teddy Bears Picnic

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys,

Children travel free with accompanying teddy bear.

Dates
5th October 2024 - 6th October 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
The Station, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, SY21 0SF, GB
Distance
0 away
26th October 2024 - 3rd November 2024
Kids Go Free October Half Term

Kids Go Free October Half Term

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

KIDS GO FREE! Free travel for every child with a full fare-paying adult. Max 2 children (0-15 years) per adult.

Dates
26th October 2024 - 3rd November 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
23rd November 2024
RH&DR Santa Specials

RH&DR Santa Specials

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, New Romney, Kent,

The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway has been running its popular Santa Specials since 1981. Although a lot has changed in the past 40 years the core of the experience remains the same – steam trains and Santa Claus!

Date
23rd November 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
New Romney Station, Littlestone Road, New Romney, Kent, TN28 8PL, GB
Distance
0 away
1st December 2024
RH&DR Santa Specials

RH&DR Santa Specials

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, New Romney, Kent,

The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway has been running its popular Santa Specials since 1981. Although a lot has changed in the past 40 years the core of the experience remains the same – steam trains and Santa Claus!

Date
1st December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
New Romney Station, Littlestone Road, New Romney, Kent, TN28 8PL, GB
Distance
0 away
7th December 2024 - 8th December 2024
Santa Special

Santa Special

Moors Valley Railway, Ringwood, Dorset,

This festive season, step aboard one of our Santa Specials & be transported to a Winter Wonderland!

Dates
7th December 2024 - 8th December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood, Dorset, BH24 2ET, GB
Distance
0 away
7th December 2024 - 8th December 2024
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys,

Festive fun and wintery steam train trips with Father Christmas!

Dates
7th December 2024 - 8th December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
The Station, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, SY21 0SF, GB
Distance
0 away