Travel tips | Britain for kids & families | Top 10 steam train experiences


Relive a golden age

蒸気機関車は、英国で発明された乗り物で、すでに200年以上前から、旅行の移動手段として親しまれてきた。 さあ、機関車に乗って出かけよう。シュッシュッポッポと軽快な音をたてるエンジンや汽笛が歓迎してくれる。

An enchanting steam train outing will delight the whole family, and with loads of other attractions thrown in, you’re guaranteed a fun-filled day to remember.


Web : Isle of Wight railway

Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

Join the kids on a scenic miniature steam train journey around Southbourne Lake and enjoy a fascinating environmental excursion examining local wildlife.
Web : Eastbourne railway

Sittingbourne Steam Railway, Kent

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The Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Yorkshire

ヨークシャー・デールズ(Yorkshire Dales)の風光明媚な田園地帯を走る全長8km(5マイル)ほどの汽車の旅。子供たちに大人気の「きかんしゃトーマス」特別イベントが開催される時もあるので、お見逃しなく。
Web : Embsay railway

Lappa Valley Steam Railway, Cornwall

A two-mile steam train journey, leisure park, paddle-boats, canoes, two miniature railways, crazy golf and maze. レジャー・パーク、足こぎボート、カヌー、2本のミニチュア鉄道、ゴルフ場、迷路などのアクティビティも楽しめる。
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Bressingham Steam Experience and Gardens, Norfolk

Norfolk’s full ‘steam experience’ with narrow-gauge railway rides, Victorian steam roundabout, locomotive sheds, engine displays, traction engines and gardens.
Web : Bressingham Steam Experience


With steam locomotives dating back to 1873, you can travel back in time while you travel through the island's most picturesque countryside.
Web : Isle of Man railway

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway, Southampton

An adorable steam-hauled miniature passenger railway near Southampton with 2 stations and stop offs at picnic sites, lakes and a children's play area.
Web : Eastleigh railway

Watercress Line, Hampshire

Running 10 miles from Alresford to Alton the gorgeous Watercress Line was once used to transport locally grown watercress to markets in London. Today you can chug along its length and take in charming heritage stations and enjoy special events.
Web : Watercress railway

Ffestiniogg Railway, Snowdonia

This Welsh railway winds its way past some of Snowdonia’s most inspiring scenery. A must for fans of heritage railways and North Wales’ spectacular, mountainous landscape.
Web : Ffestiniogg railway