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Britain is home to a range of unique, often volunteer-run, transport heritage attractions that lovingly recreate a sense of how we travelled around in days gone by, and the engineering feats that brought us railways, aircrafts and ships!

BEXHILL MUSEUM

Newly refurbished and extended, the displays and exhibitions at the BEXHILL MUSEUM in East Sussex include a collection dedicated to motor racing heritage as the town hails itself as the birthplace of British motor racing in 1902. Key exhibits include the Bexhill-built 1958 mark 3 Elva...

BRISTOL AERO COLLECTION

The BRISTOL AERO COLLECTION is dedicated to the preservation and display of products of the Bristol Aeroplane Company and its sister companies, and 2010 will mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the company and the beginning of a century of aviation design and production. The company was...

BRITISH BUBBLECAR MUSEUM

The BRITISH BUBBLECAR MUSEUM in Cranwell, Lincolnshire is dedicated only to microcars. The term ‘Microcar’ means literally a car under 700cc. Microcars, or bubble cars as they are more usually known, are a significant part of English motoring history. Lots of small manufacturers in the 50s...

BRITISH COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MUSEUM

The BRITISH COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MUSEUM in Leyland, Lancashire is one of Britain’s most important heritage collections – a unique display of historic commercial vehicles and buses spanning a century of truck and bus building has for the past 20 years been dedicated to preserving the...

CARNFORTH STATION

Brief Encounter is one of the most popular romantic British films of all time and continues to capture the imagination of audiences 60 years on. Parts of David Lean’s classic were filmed at CARNFORTH STATION, in Lancashire, voted the 8th most romantic film location in the country. However, if it...

CLASSIC WINGS

A unique way to see Britain from the air is offered by family-run company CLASSIC WINGS, which is based at the Imperial War Museum Duxford in Cambridgeshire, itself a marvellous collection of aircraft. Individual flights are offered or groups are able to exclusively charter a vintage Dragon Rapide...

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