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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29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Easter Bunny Specials

Easter Bunny Specials

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

Join us for an Easter treat for the entire family! Friendly, volunteer staff will welcome you aboard a heritage steam train for a return journey that takes you along the shores of the Firth of Forth, with views of the majestic Ochil Hills, before you steam past woodlands, wild flowers and waterfalls.

Dates
29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Epping Ongar Railway, Ongar, Essex,

Join us on board the Easter Express for the longest Easter egg hunt in Essex!

Dates
29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, GB
Distance
0 away
29th March 2024 - 14th April 2024
Easter Eggspress

Easter Eggspress

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

Free Easter Egg for every child on completion of Easter Trail

Dates
29th March 2024 - 14th April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
29th March 2024 - 31st March 2024
Easter Bunny Weekend

Easter Bunny Weekend

Keith & Dufftown Railway, Dufftown, Moray,

This year 2023 we shall run once again, our popular Easter Bunny Challenge.

Dates
29th March 2024 - 31st March 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Dufftown Station, Station Road, Dufftown, Moray, AB55 4BA, GB
Distance
0 away
30th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

A fun day out for the family

Dates
30th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
31st March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Easter Egg Specials

Easter Egg Specials

Northampton & Lamport Railway, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON,

Easter Egg Specials

Dates
31st March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON, NN6 8BA, GB
Distance
0 away
6th April 2024
Fairytale Express

Fairytale Express

Stephenson Steam Railway, North Shields, Tyne & Wear,

Let It Snow Productions presents the Fairytale Express

Date
6th April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Stephenson Steam Railway, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE29 8DX, GB
Distance
0 away
7th April 2024
Peppa Pig and George visit the Railway

Peppa Pig and George visit the Railway

Epping Ongar Railway, Ongar, Essex,

The ever popular Peppa Pig and George visit the Railway this Summer.

Date
7th April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, GB
Distance
0 away
4th May 2024 - 6th May 2024
Teddy Bear Specials

Teddy Bear Specials

Northampton & Lamport Railway, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON,

Teddy Bear Specials

Dates
4th May 2024 - 6th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON, NN6 8BA, GB
Distance
0 away
25th May 2024 - 27th May 2024
Teddy Bear Event

Teddy Bear Event

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Spring Bank Holiday Teddy Bears Picnic Weekend

Dates
25th May 2024 - 27th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
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
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
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
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