Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

In a nutshell

Relax on a steam train ride, take a trip on the miniature railway, watch model trains and pop into the Railway Museum at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre.


Station Road, Quainton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 4BY

Contact details

Tel: 01296 655720

Web: www.bucksrailcentre.org

Activity type

Birthdays, Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres, Outdoor Activities, Trips and Transport

Suitable for

All ages, Schools and Groups

Price guide

Prices vary

(see website for details)

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre details...

Photo credit Mark Lewis

A heritage railway with 25 acres to explore, Buckinghamshire Railway Centre has a stunning visitor centre, huge railway museum, café, gift shop, miniature and model railways, travelling post office carriages and steam train rides.

Steaming Days take place on Sundays and there are several special events during the year, from children’s character days (Thomas, Bluey, Zog, Paddington and others) to heritage vehicle rallies. A well-priced café is on site and birthday parties are catered for. It is also a wonderful wedding venue.

Opening times

The centre is mainly open from Easter to Halloween, but also open for February half term and four weekends running up to Christmas for the special Santa event. Closed in January and November.


Steaming Day: £36.50 (2 adults and 4 children)

Special event day: £44.50 (2 adults and 4 children)

Day Out With Thomas: £59 (2 adults and 2 children)

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Buckinghamshire Railway Centre Events

Summer Holiday Steamings at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Open 24th July 2024 - 1st September 2024

Take the children to ride on a full-size steam train for just £1 at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre on selected dates from 24th July to 1st September.

Emergency Services Day at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Open 11th August 2024 - 11th August 2024

Chat to local emergency personnel, see vehicles and enjoy steam train rides at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre's event on Sunday 11th August near Aylesbury.

Dino Day at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Open 15th September 2024 - 15th September 2024

Look out for the huge dinosaurs at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre's ROAR-some event on 15th September! Also steam train rides and all the usual attractions.

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