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The Scarborough Spa Express
Carnforth
A Wonderful Family Day Out. What better way to enjoy North Yorkshire’s beautiful countryside, visit the historic city of York or the seaside town of Scarborough, than by traveling aboard a vintage steam hauled train?
01524 732100

The Cambrian Steam Train
Carnforth
Travel by steam in traditional carriages from Machynlleth to Porthmadog. Sit back and view beautiful Cardigan Bay on one side and the mountains of Snowdonia on the other. A day for all the family to relax and discover the magnificent Cambrian Coast, with countless leisure activities along the way.
0845 128 4681

Windermere Lake Cruises
Newby Bridge
Windermere Lake Cruises – no.7 in the official tourist board attractions in the UK – so must be good!! Great idea for family days out in the Lake District.

Ribble Steam Railway (30 miles)
Preston
Ribble Steam Railway Visitors can travel behind one of the restored steam engines in old fashioned carriages enjoying a three mile round trip around the docks and along the riverbanks, then check out the museum and relax in the tea rooms.
01772 745511

Lakeside Miniature Railway
Preston
The Lakeside miniature railway is an unforgettable experience for kids (and the parents as well!). One of the many fun family places to visit if you’re looking for the best things to do in Lancashire with kids
015394 43360

Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
Skipton
Travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey. Your journey takes you through picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery. One of the many fun family places to go if you’re looking for things to do with kids in North Yorkshire
01756 710614

The West Lancashire Light Railway
Hesketh Bank
The West Lancashire Light Railway – The whole family can also enjoy a visit, with the short train ride around a flooded clay pit behind coal fired steam locomotives dating from 1898. Refreshments, souvenirs, guide book etc., are available from the shop at Becconsall station
01772 815881