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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25th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Nature by Rail

Nature by Rail

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

Free prize for every child on completion of our I Spy nature trail on the train journey

Dates
25th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
1st June 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Brick Express Weekend

Brick Express Weekend

Avon Valley Railway, Bitton, Bristol,

Our Brick Express event returns this weekend, with displays made of that world famous interlocking brick!

Dates
1st June 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6HD, GB
Distance
0 away
8th June 2024 - 9th June 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
8th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
8th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Teddy Bears' Picnic

Teddy Bears' Picnic

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Grab your favourite teddy and the Bo’ness Railway Bears for a scenic steam train journey along the Forth Estuary, through woodlands, past waterfalls and over the Avon Viaduct!

Dates
8th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
29th June 2024 - 30th June 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
29th June 2024 - 30th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6HD, GB
Distance
0 away
29th June 2024 - 30th June 2024
Bluey & Bingo.

Bluey & Bingo.

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, Ravenglass, Cumbria,

Appearances from popular characters Bluey & Bingo!

Dates
29th June 2024 - 30th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1SW, GB
Distance
0 away
6th July 2024 - 7th July 2024
DINOSAUR ADVENTURES

DINOSAUR ADVENTURES

Swanage Railway, Swanage, Dorset,

Dinosaur Adventures at Swanage Railway!

Dates
6th July 2024 - 7th July 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Station House, Railway Station Approach, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HB, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
14th December 2024 - 15th 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
14th December 2024 - 15th 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
14th December 2024 - 16th December 2024
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys,

Festive fun and wintery steam train trips with Father Christmas!

Dates
14th December 2024 - 16th December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
The Station, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, SY21 0SF, GB
Distance
0 away
21st December 2024 - 22nd 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
21st December 2024 - 22nd 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
21st December 2024 - 23rd December 2024
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys,

Festive fun and wintery steam train trips with Father Christmas!

Dates
21st December 2024 - 23rd December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
The Station, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, SY21 0SF, GB
Distance
0 away