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Zaporizhyza / Saporischschja | Ukraine
The Faeton Retro Car Museum at Zaporizhyza was established in 2004. Its collection includes more than sixty motor cars, motorcycles and military vehicles, together with children’s pedal cars, artefacts from the Second World War, such as radios and hand weapons, model cars, vehicles for the disabled ...

Faeton Retro Car Museum
8 Vyborgska Street
69032 Zaporizhyza / Saporischschja, Ukraine

Aberdare | United Kingdom
The Museum tells the story of the social history of the Cynon Valley from 1800 to the present. Audio visual presentations in the gallery include films on the iron industry around 1830 and the Miner’s Strike of 1984/85. The displays explore issues such as sport, health, religion, popular culture, ...

Cynon Valley Museum and Art Gallery
Depot Road Gadlys
CF44 8DL Aberdare, United Kingdom

Aberfeldy | United Kingdom
The outstanding example of military engineering in recent centuries in Britain was the creation of a system of roads through the Scottish Highlands by General George Wade (1673-1748), the Irishmen who served as Commander in Chief of His Majesty’s forces in North Britain between 1725 and 1740. He ...

Aberfeldy (Wade's) Bridge
Taybridge Road
PH15 2DD Aberfeldy, United Kingdom

Abergavenny | United Kingdom
Goytre Wharf on the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal, a picturesque 8 acre site, is a popular mooring place for pleasure boats. This part of the canal dates back to the beginning of the 19th century and was a vital link to the industrial development of the area. There are restored limestone kilns with ...

Goytre Wharf
Activity and Visitor Centre
NP7 9EW Abergavenny, United Kingdom

Alford | United Kingdom
The museum at Alford, 40 km west of Aberdeen, is concerned with most aspects of transport history. Its exhibits include a stage coach, nineteenth-century private carriage, a collection of cycles, an early Sentinel steam waggon dating from 1914, some buses and industrial railway locomotives. The ...

Grampian Transport Museum
Montgarrie Road
AB33 8AE Alford, United Kingdom

Alrewas | United Kingdom
Fradley junction is a favourite spot for gongoozlers. A ‘gongoozler’ was what boaters used to call someone getting in the way on the towpath, at a time when narrow boats were hauled by horses, along the ‘towing-path’. Today, gongoozling is a popular hobby, and many people enjoy watching the ...

Fradley Junction
DE13 7DN Alrewas, United Kingdom

Amberley | United Kingdom
The museum at Amberley illustrates the history of industries of many kinds from south-east England, but it is particularly important for the evidence it provides of lime production, road transport and industrial railways. The museum occupies a 14.5 ha site that was once used from the 1840s by ...

Amberley Working Museum
BN18 9LT Amberley, United Kingdom

Amlwch | United Kingdom
As long ago as the Bronze Age people knew that the North Wales mountain of Mynydd Parys contained copper. Just how much was lying untouched in the ground, however, only came to light in 1768. This had undreamt of consequences, one of which, if only indirect, was Nelson’s victory at the Battle of ...

Mynydd Parys and Porth Amlwch
The Sail Loft, Porth Amlwch
LL68 9DB Amlwch, United Kingdom

Ashford-in-the-Water | United Kingdom
The Pennine Hills in Derbyshire were for many centuries one of the principal sources of lead in England, and there are many archaeological remains in the area of early workings. The Peak District Mines Historical Society has been responsible for conserving the remains of Magpie Mine, Derbyshire’s ...

Magpie Mines
DE45 1QU Ashford-in-the-Water, United Kingdom

Ashington | United Kingdom
The museum at Woodhorn Colliery houses one of the most significant collections in Europe of paintings by workers who had no formal training in art. In the early twentieth century some miners from pits in Northumberland were accustomed to sell paintings for small sums in the Grainger Market at ...

Woodhorn Northumberland Museum and Archives
Queen Elizabeth II Country Park
NE63 9YF Ashington, United Kingdom

Ashton-under-Lyne | United Kingdom
Housed within the restored nineteenth century Ashton Canal Warehouse the museum combines a lively modern interior with a peaceful canal side setting. Portland Basin Museum is an exciting family friendly museum, with something for all the family! Step back in time on our 1920s street, as the ...

Portland Basin Museum
Portland Place
OL7 0QA Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom

Aviemore | United Kingdom
The society that preserves the Strathspey Railway was established in 1978 and manages a 16 km line from Aviemore to Boat of Garten that was originally part of the Highland Railway’s line from Perth to Forres. From the distinguished station at Boat of Garten trains continue to Broomhill on a line ...

Strathspey Railway
Aviemore Station
Dalfaber Road
PH22 1PY Aviemore, United Kingdom

Banbury | United Kingdom
Banbury in Oxfordshire, near the borders of Northamptonshire and Warwickshire, was one of England’s liveliest market towns in the nineteenth century. Much of its prosperity was due to the Oxford Canal which linked the town with the coalfield around Coventry from 1778, and was extended south to reach ...

Tooley's Boatyard & Banbury Museum
Banbury Museum
Spiceball Park Road
OX16 2PQ Banbury, United Kingdom

Arlington Court is a country house of the Regency (early nineteenth century) period, owned and opened to the public by the National Trust. A particular attraction is the park with its herd of red deer. Arlington is the ancestral home of the Chichester family whose most celebrated member was Sir ...

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum
EX31 4LP Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Barnstaple | United Kingdom
The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway was opened in 1898, a 597 mm gauge line extending 31 km through the rugged scenery of the fringes of Exmoor, linking the twin resorts of Lynton and Lynmouth with the main line railway at Barnstaple. The line was supported by Sir George Newnes (1851-1910), founder of ...

Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
Woody Bay Station Martinhoe Cross Parracombe
EX31 4RA Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Barrow-in-Furness | United Kingdom
Barrow-in-Furness was one of the few wholly new towns that grew up during Britain’s Industrial Revolution. In the early nineteenth century it was a hamlet in the parish of Dalton with a tiny population. In the early 1840s the Furness Railway opened a wharf from which locally-mined iron ore could be ...

The Dock Museum
North Road
LA14 2PW Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Bath | United Kingdom
Claverton Pumping Station, alongside the Kennet & Avon Canal, 4 km from the centre of the city of Bath, lifted water from the River Avon to the canal, and is itself operated by water power. The canal, designed by John Rennie (1761-1821) opened from its junction with the River Kennet at Newbury ...

Claverton Pumping Station
Ferry Lane Claverton
BA2 7BH Bath, United Kingdom

Beamish | United Kingdom
Beamish, once called the North of England Open Air Museum and now ‘the living museum of the north’, occupies a site of more than 100 ha 14 km north-west of Durham City. It was established in the 1960s through the personal commitment of its founder-director Frank Atkinson, and is concerned with the ...

Beamish Museum
DH9 0RG Beamish, United Kingdom

Beaulieu | United Kingdom
There are many motor museums in Great Britain, one of the largest of which is at Beaulieu on the edge of the New Forest west of Southampton. It was founded in 1952 by Lord Montagu, whose ancestral home is in the remaining buildings of the Cistercian Beaulieu Abbey. The collection grew to more than ...

The National Motor Museum
John Montagu Building
SO42 7ZN Beaulieu, United Kingdom

Bedford | United Kingdom
The Bedfordshire landscape is still dominated by the huge chimneys of the Stewartby brickworks. The iconic 90 m high brick structures were designed to carry away the waste gases particularly sulphur oxides, that were dangerous to livestock in this largely farming landscape. Brick clays were ...

Stewartby Brickworks & Village
Stewartby Brickworks and Model Village
MK43 Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

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