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Midlands Steam Railways

Midlands Steam Railways

If you are looking for fabulous days out in the Midlands, then partaking in a journey along one of the many celebrated heritage steam railways in the region will deliver. Even if you're not a self-confessed enthusiast and just fancy whooshing along restored tracks, infused by the energy of a traditional steam engine, trips along these Midlands Steam Railways offer exhilaration, a unique insight into the countryside of the region and a chance to step back into the past, quite literally into living history.

The Midlands' Preserved Railways

With some of the best steam railways UK has to offer, the companies behind these Midlands heritage tracks have, with expertise and a great deal of passion, brought to life a bygone era as well as boosting the economic well-being of many of the towns between which they run. Many of the steam railways listed here, like Peak Rail, Severn Valley Railway and Midland Railway, enjoy thousands of visitors a year both from families visiting the area on the look out for an unusual day's experience and from the many thousands of loyal steam supporters nationwide, keen to see flagship engines and know more intimately the heritage lines than run across the UK.

So, for those of you planning to hop aboard a Midland Steam train and indulge in the (many consider) heavenly smell of coal as it powers a vintage engine, we have dedeicated some camping and touring pages to staying nearby many of the area's most famous heritage lines. On these pages you will find the campsites, touring grounds and holiday parks nearby each railway listed, with images of their sites and details of their facilities. You may also like to use the 'Things to do' tab on each site's listing, which provides oodles of information about local pubs, restaurants, shops and other useful holiday-planning information.

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