Bristol to Severn Beach (The Severn Beach Line)
This line can give you a great view of Bristol - a gritty, glitzy, creative and historic city. It'll get you out into some fantastic wide open spaces too.
Bristol to Weymouth (The Heart of Wessex Line)
Travel along the River Avon past grand old cities and towns with rich Roman, Georgian and industrial history.
Bristol to Worcester
Surging between the Severn River and the Cotswolds, this line traverses the historic cities, rivers and surprising stories hidden amidst the pastures.
London to Oxford on The Great Western Railway
Start and end of the Great Western Railway, child of the engineering genius Brunel, and forever tied into the history, trade and culture and of Great Britain.
Oxford to Hereford (The Cotswold Line)
Cutting through some of Britain's most cherished countryside is a particular treat for foodies and book worms.
Reading to Basingstoke
Literary figures, historical figures, and the devil himself feature on this Berkshire-Hampshire line.
Reading to Gatwick (The North Downs Line)
The North Downs Line traverses picturesque river valleys and hills, replete with history and walking trails.
Swindon to Cheltenham (The Golden Valley Line)
A line that follows rivers and canals through the Cotswolds, and encompasses some of the West Country's great cities.
Swindon to Westbury (The TransWilts Line)
From the birth of photography to Chelsea Pensioners to Westbury's famous filly, this is the glorious TransWilts Line.
Also in England
A 16-minute train ride from Watford Junction - home to the Warner Bros Studio tour - to St Albans cathedral and Verulamium Museum
Aln Valley Railway, Alnwick, Northumberland
Glimpse the Hogwarts castle via this heritage railway in North Northumberland, which also aims to re-link Alnwick and Alnmouth.Heritage Railway
Amerton Railway, Staffordshire
A working farm with a 1-mile 2 foot gauge railway serviced by a steam and diesel locomotives. Open weekends and public holidays.Heritage Railway
Arun Valley line
Almost an hour-long route from Gatwick to Bosham, along The River Arun, South Downs Way, wetlands, country pubs, cottages and the Littlehampton coast.
Atlantic Coast Line
A day out from Par to Newquay running through Luxulyan, Bugle, Roche, St Columb Road, and Quintrell DownsScenic
Between Exeter and Exmouth, enjoy views of the Estuary-side settlements like Topsham and Exmouth. Perfect for bird watchers.Scenic
Avon Valley Railway
Restoring the sound of steam to the Avon Valley, this restored-by-volunteers line offers special events for families and enthusiasts.Heritage Railway
Battlefield Line, Shackerstone, Leicestershire
The last surviving line of the previous Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway that runs from Shackerstone through Market Bosworth to ShentonHeritage Railway
Beer Heights Light Railway, Devon
7¼ inch gauge railway since 1975 with views over Lyme Bay, along Jurassic Coast to Portland Bill within Much Natter StationHeritage Railway
Bekonscot Light Railway, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Tucked away in 1.5 acres of lovely gardens and amazing model buildings is this huge model railway which runs across 450 metres of track. Good for 10 pax.Heritage Railway
75-mile trans-pennine trip along Britain's earliest railway lines through Aire, Ribble, Wenning, and Lune valleys from Leeds to MorecambeScenic
Berkeley Light Railway, Gloucestershire
Ongoing effort to reopen the Sharpness branch line and Heritage Railway to Berkeley based in the old Engine ShedHeritage Railway
Bicton Woodland Railway, Devon
Longest established 18-inch gauge railway with view of Devon's historic gardens running through Pinetum to Hermitage Station and the Great LakeHeritage Railway
Bideford Railway Heritage Centre, Devon
Railway part of the Tarka Trail with an interactive interpretation centre at Bideford station and Instow signal boxHeritage Railway
27-minute trip along the first public passenger route linking Darlington and Bishop Auckland, pass over Skerne Bridge, the oldest railway bridgeHeritage Railway, Scenic
30-mile journey from Norwich to Cromer and Sheringham. Direct access to the Bure Valley and North Norfolk lines. Boat cruises via Hoveton & Wroxham stationScenic
Blackpool Zoo Railway, Blackpool, Lancashire
Award-winning attraction with a miniature train for a scenic ride from Children's Farm to the Darwin Centre with over 1,500 rare and exotic animalsHeritage Railway
Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park, Sussex
One of the country's first preserved heritage lines that offers 11 miles of scenic steam train journey from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead.Heritage Railway
Bodmin & Wenford Railway, Bodmin, Cornwall
Only a 10-minute walk from the Town Centre, enjoy a 13-mile dog-friendly nostalgic round trip in the Cornish countrysideHeritage Railway
Cambrian (Coast) Line
Linking Shrewsbury with Aberystwyth and Pwllheli, the line passes through the Welsh countryside via Dyfi Biosphere Reserve and Snowdonia National Park