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Welcome to an outdoor adventure, cast in an ironstone quarry. Covering 19 acres of reclaimed quarry, railway tracks and nature trails, Rocks by Rail is a journey back in time.
It’s an unmissable opportunity to experience an awesome industrial landscape. Explore fascinating nature trails. Take a train trip. Drive a classic loco. Tour the workshop and loco yard. View the ironstone exhibition and learn about its importance throughout history.
Then sit back with a cuppa in a 1960s style café, or browse the Museum shop.
Rocks By Rail is a big value day out. Whether you’re a family seeking informative fun, a rail and digger enthusiast, or a teacher looking for ways to bring lessons to life – you’ll find the living ironstone museum so involving you’ll wonder where the hours went!
Tuesday and Thursday: 10am-5pm (last admission 4pm)
Sun: 10am-5pm (last admission 4pm)
Operating Days: Third Sunday in every month
Driver experience: Monthly, year round by pre-booked arrangement
Workshop tours: On request, any day that we are open
Sundrew Café: From 11am when Museum open
Adults £6, OAPs £5, Children (5-11 years) £3, Children under 5years go FREE!
Suggested donations, Adults £4.50, Children £2.50
Group Visits - Welcome by arrangement
Dogs welcome if responsibly managed on a lead.