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Travel through the history of British motoring

Uncover the story of the British motor industry at the British Motor Museum, and come face to face with British motoring icons.

Location: Gaydon / Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

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Take a trip back to where the Industrial Revolution began

Ironbridge Gorge has World Heritage status for its unique contribution to the birth of the global Industrial Revolution in the 18th century.

Location: Ironbridge, Shropshire

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Climb aboard the excellent Esk Valley Railway

Delightful villages, dramatic views and gentle country walks – do it all by train on a ride through the delightful Esk Valley, near Whitby.

Location: Whitby, Yorkshire

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Ride a steam train on the East Lancashire Railway

This beautifully restored heritage railway puffs through stunning countryside, quaint villages and historic towns.

Location: Bury, Greater Manchester

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Ride with the driver on the Dartmouth Steam Railway

Enjoy a scenic steam train ride from Paignton to Dartmouth, with a twist.

Location: Paignton, Devon

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Full steam ahead on a loco driven by you

Many would love the chance to drive a steam engine, well now's your chance: become a train driver for the day at Telford Steam Railway.

Location: Telford, Shropshire

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Get on board at the National Railway Museum

The world's largest railway museum is home to a staggering collection of restored locomotives, including the fastest steam engine of all time.

Location: York, North Yorkshire

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Take a trip through the Cotswolds on a steam railway

Sit back and relax as you explore the Cotswolds on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.

Location: Toddington, Cotswolds

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All aboard heritage steam trains at the Epping Ongar Railway

Pay a visit to Epping Ongar Railway, and ride on running steam and diesel engines between period stations, through countryside and forest.

Location: Chipping Ongar, Essex

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Visit England's oldest Smock Windmill at Lacey Green

Restored to working order by The Chiltern Society, Lacey Green Windmill is England's oldest smock mill with wooden machinery dating from around 1650.

Location: Lacey Green, Buckinghamshire

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Travel in style on the Settle to Carlisle railway

Take an unforgettable ride on one of the world's great railway journeys, which takes in stunning country landscapes, 20 viaducts and 14 tunnels.

Location: Yorkshire Dales and Eden Valley, North Yorkshire

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Experience steam-age travel on the Nene Valley Railway

Visit one of England’s leading steam engine and locomotive attractions, based in Northamptonshire's Nene Valley.

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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Discover 2,000 years of history in Gloucester

Roman ruins, an Anglo-Saxon princess, a murdered king's tomb, one of the world's most majestic cathedrals and the UK's best preserved Victorian Docks.

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Take family breaks to new heights at Anderton Boat Lift

Make family time a priority this spring at one of Cheshire's top heritage attractions.

Location: Northwich, Cheshire

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Steam into spring on board the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Jump on board the Lake District’s oldest, longest and most scenic railway.

Location: Ravenglass, Cumbria

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Rainy Day Activities: Explore mining history at Woodhorn Museum

Explore hundreds of years of mining heritage at this unique museum in Northumberland, built from what was once the largest pit village in the world.

Location: Ashington, Northumberland

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Fly high at RAF Museum Cosford

Here you can experience aviation life in wartime including the chance to see the world's oldest Spitfire.

Location: Cosford, Shropshire

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Enjoy a boat trip on Canal River Trust's Waterways

Spend your weekend exploring Cheshire’s incredible waterways, at Anderton Boat Lift and the National Waterways Museum.

Location: Anderton, Cheshire

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Have a traditional Victorian seaside experience

Head to the delightful seaside town of Saltburn-by-the-Sea for a fun trip up a sea-cliff lift and dine on fish and chips with a view.

Location: Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire

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Midland Railway - Butterley

The Railway’s Footplate Experience provides big kids with all the necessary know-how to drive a steam train.

Location: Ripley, Derbyshire

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Marvel at a working 17th-century water mill

Worsbrough Mill in Northern England is an amazing place to watch wildlife and see history come alive in a beautiful setting.

Location: Worsbrough, South Yorkshire

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