Miniature railways, boat rides, canal boats, boat museum, open top buses, transport museums, boat lift, tram rides in Cheshire.
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- Some organisations are offering online services e.g. live streamed children’s classes
- One day things will return to normal and you may like to do research now for things your kids can look forward to doing in the future
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Allostock Miniature Railway
Miniature passenger railway trips. Santa specials.
Anderton Boat Lift
Anderton nr. Northwich
An attraction for all seasons in the heart of Cheshire. (Boat trips, interactive exhibition, cafe, gift shop).
Bollin Valley Aviation Viewing Park
Chapel Lane, Wilmslow
Raised viewing mounds overlooking Manchester airport. Refreshments. Visitor centre.
Brookside Miniature Railway
Miniature passenger railway trips through garden centre gardens. Play area.
Chester Open Top Bus Tours
Guided open top bus tour. 55 mins but you can jump on and off all day. Combined bus/boat tickets available.
Showboat cruises from the Groves along Dee. Combined open-top bus/boat tickets available. Rowing and pedal boat hire.
Crewe Heritage Centre
Dedicated to Crewe’s rail history. Model and miniature railways, signal boxes, children’s corner. Visiting main line steam locomotives. Open summer months only.
Duchess Countess Trust
Llanymynech Wharf Visitor Centre
Half hour boat trips along the Montgomery canal every Sunday and Bank holiday and Saturdays in July and August until 31 October.
Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway
Miniature “sit-on” train rides. In city centre near river so good to combine with feeding ducks/boat trips etc. Children’s party bookings available.
National Waterways Museum
Unlock the wonders of our waterways at National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port.
0151 355 5017
Oulton Park – MotorSport Vision
Built into the natural contours of the Cheshire countryside, Oulton Park’s combination of stunning scenery and spectacular racing make it one of the best-loved circuits for spectators/competitors alike.
Rudyard Lake Steam Railway
Steam steam train trip by scenic lake and birthday party packages.
Runcorn Miniature Railway
Town Park, Runcorn
Open Sundays 1.30- 4.30. Ride on train.
Sandiway Miniature Railway
Sandiway, Cheshire (Adjacent to Blakemere Craft Village)
Enthusiasts from the Mid Cheshire Society of Model Engineers run their steam and diesel locomotives on the track that meanders its way through the woods. Train rides every Sunday from 12:00 until 16:00. Access is via Blakemere Craft Village top car park. Enjoy a ride for a donation to the society.