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Stephenson Steam Railway

Middle Engine Ln, Wallsend, North Shields NE29 8DX, UK

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About Stephenson Steam Railway

The North Tyneside Steam Railway and Stephenson Steam Railway are visitor attractions in North Tyneside, North East England. The museum and railway workshops share a building on Middle Engine Lane adjacent to the Silverlink Retail Park. The railway is a standard gauge line, running south for 2 miles from the museum to Percy Main. The railway is operated by the North Tyneside Steam Railway Association. The museum is managed by Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums on behalf of North Tyneside Council


Attractions near Stephenson Steam Railway

The Rising Sun Countryside Centre2.01km from Stephenson Steam Railway

The Country Park is a 400 acre green oasis located in the heart of the borough. Admission to the park is free. The habitats within the Park include grassland, woodland, pond, wetlands and a lake, there is a bird hide for keen bird watchers to use which overlooks the Swallow Pond. For walkers.  There is a countryside centre offering forest schools, a cafe, toilets, educational facilities and an exhibition room.

St Peter's Church, Wallsend2.76km from Stephenson Steam Railway

St. Peter's is an Anglo-Saxon church located in Monthwearmouth, Sunderland, that was first built in 674 CE by the local noble Benedict Biscop. It is one of three churches in the Parish of Monkwearmouth. The others are All Saints' Church, Monkwearmouth and St Andrew's Church, Roker.

Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnel3.16km from Stephenson Steam Railway

This was Britain’s first purpose-built cyclist tunnel, and it links to routes along the United Kingdom’s National Cycling network. The tunnels were built to connect the Tyneside neighborhoods of Howdon and Jarrow. A wondrful engineering project which involved miners operating in compressed air to excavate the tunnels. It actually consists of two tunnels running in parallel, one for pedestrian use with a 3.2 m (10 ft 6 in) diameter, and a larger 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in) diameter tunnel for pedal cyclis

Richardson Dees Park3.33km from Stephenson Steam Railway

Richardson Dees Park is a friendly park located in Wallsend.It has a large enclosed play area with decent play equipment for all ages, an outdoor gym, sports pitches (including tennis courts and a bowling green), woodlandwalks, ducks to feed, a cafe, a skate park, lots of green space and public toilets. It also has so many other options in this area and also you can spend some good time in the middle of nature.

Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum3.8km from Stephenson Steam Railway

Segedunum was a Roman fort at modern-day Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England, UK. The fort lay at the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall  near the banks of the River Tyne, forming the easternmost portion of the wall. It was in use as a garrison for approximately 300 years, from around 122 AD, almost up to 400AD. Today, Segedunum is the most thoroughly excavated fort along Hadrian's Wall, and is operated as Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum.

Northumberland Park3.84km from Stephenson Steam Railway

Northumberland Park is a sheltered Dene formed by the Pow Burn as it flows from its source near Preston Village and runs down to enter the River Tyne at the Fish Quay.   It is situated between two conservation areas - Tynemouth Village and North Shields Fish Quay which have recently been incorporated within the Tynemouth Conservation area.  The park is bordered by King Edward Road to the north and Tynemouth Road to the south on which are situated the main entrances.

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Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in North East England. The county is bordered to the north by Northumberland, to the south by County Durham and to the east of the county lies the North Sea. It is the smallest county in North East England by area, but by far the largest in terms of population.