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St Abbs Head

St Abbs

in the county of Borders

Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire


in the county of Hampshire

Barrow from Sandscale Hawes in Early January

Barrow in Furness

in the county of Cumbria

Pictures of East Anglian Railway Museum

a Museum in the town of Wakes Colne, in the county of Essex

About East Anglian Railway Museum

Where better to take the children for a great day out! Here at the East Anglian Railway Museum, children, mum and dad, even grandparents can all enjoy seeing Thomas and his other railway pals, as well as exploring the wonderful age of steam.

The museum boasts a superb collection of railway memorabilia, period railway architecture and engineering. There are engines, railway carriages, all kinds of rolling stock, some standing proudly restored whilst others can be seen in the course of restoration in the Restoration shed erected in 1984.

Everywhere you go you will find friendly volunteers only too happy to answer your questions. For real enthusiasts the museum hosts a number of annual events, these include Steam Days, several Railway Experience Courses, and Diesel Days. Why not come along and try your hand at being a guard, firing and engine, or operating a signal box. Other events include Cider and Beer Festivals.

Later in the year there is Halloween Evening Steaming, and in December you can enjoy both Thomas and Santa!

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Nayland, Suffolk

Nayland (1 Pictures)

in the county of Suffolk

(6.0 miles, 9.7 km, direction NE)

The heady beauty of Suffolk has been the inspiration of artist's for centuries and the village of Nayland, in the hear of Constable country is no exception...

Lion Walk shops, Colchester

Colchester (163 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Essex

(6.2 miles, 9.9 km, direction E)

Fascinating historic Essex town in which there was probably a settlement in both the 5th-century BC, and the Ist-century AD. The invading Roman's occupied Colchester in AD 43, and.....

Greenstead Church, said to be the world's oldest wooden building, in Greenstead, England

Greenstead (1 Pictures)

in the county of Essex

(7.8 miles, 12.6 km, direction E)

Greenstead Church is said to be the oldest wooden building in the world. Well worth a visit....

Castle lane, Castle Hedingham village, Essex

Castle Hedingham (26 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Essex

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction NW)

Set in enchanting border countryside where the fine old counties of Suffolk and Essex meet, lies the delightful village of Castle Hedingham which has pleasant buildings and an historic castle to explore...

Meldon Hall

Sudbury (21 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Suffolk

(8.2 miles, 13.3 km, direction N)

Sudbury is an ancient market town full of evocative memories. It was the birthplace of Gainsborough one of England's greatest painters...

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Colchester Castle (21 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.7 km, direction E)

Colchester is an ancient town situated on the site where a Roman city once stood. It is most famous for its massive Norman.....

St. Botolphs Priory in Colchester

St. Botolph's Priory (3 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction SE)


Dedham Vale, Suffolk

Dedham Vale (21 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.2 km, direction N)

Dedham Vale is also known as "Constable Country", it is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB), and the place.....

Interior of  Hedingham Castle, Essex  26/8/2002

Hedingham Castle (24 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction NW)


Beth Chatto Gardens, May 2001

Beth Chatto Gardens (22 Pictures)

(10.4 miles, 16.8 km, direction E)


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