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Echills Wood Railway - Things to Know Before Visiting

Kingsbury Water Park, Bodymoor Heath Rd, Bodymoor Heath, Sutton Coldfield B76 0DY, UK

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About Echills Wood Railway

The Echills Wood Railway was operated in Kingsbury Water Park in North Warwickshire by a group of 7¼” gauge railway enthusiasts. The railway was founded in 1972, based in the Royal Agricultural Showground in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, where it operated until 2005. The line runs a mixture of Standard Gauge Scale and Narrow Gauge Steam, Diesel, Petrol and Electric locomotives.


Attractions Near Echills Wood Railway

Kingsbury Water Park
Kingsbury Water Park0.19km from Echills Wood Railway

Kingsbury Water Park has 15 lakes situated in over 600 acres of country park. Stroll along the surfaced paths, explore hidden corners, spot birds and wildlife, or why not hire a bike! Whatever your idea of a countryside visit is, you will find it at Kingsbury. It is renowned for its birdlife, and is popular with birdwatchers. It is bordered on the western edge by the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal.

Broomey Croft Farm
Broomey Croft Farm1.01km from Echills Wood Railway

Broomey Croft Children's Farm is the perfect family day out location Situated in the heart of Kingsbury Water park within 600 acre of glorious countryside. you can play, pet the animals, relax, eat delicious food, have a ride on the tractor and breathe in the fresh air.

Middleton Hall & Gardens
Middleton Hall & Gardens2.44km from Echills Wood Railway

Middleton Hall is set in 42 acres of the peaceful North Warwickshire countryside and run by an independent charitable trust. n the mid-17th century the hall was home to Francis Willughby, the mathematician and naturalist, and his descendants the Middleton barons. The hall was also for a time the home of the parson-naturalist John Ray. The Georgian west wing dates from the late 18th century. In 1812 the estates and the barony passed to Henry Willoughby of the Birdsall, Yorkshire branch of the fam

RSPB Middleton Lakes
RSPB Middleton Lakes2.52km from Echills Wood Railway

Middleton Lakes RSPB reserve is a 160 hectares nature reserve, formally opened on 19 May 2011, created and run by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds at Middleton, Warwickshire, England. The site was formerly referred to, in birding literature, as Fishers Mill- (Warwickshire), Drayton Bassett- and Dosthill-Lakes, -Pools, -Pits or -Gravel Pits.

Drayton Manor Theme Park
Drayton Manor Theme Park5.73km from Echills Wood Railway

Drayton Manor Theme Park is home to a variety of exciting attractions with roller coasters, a zoo, and Thomas Land. It is the fourth-largest amusement park in the UK by land area at 280 acres. The park is also home to Thomas Land and Drayton Manor Zoo, home to over 100 animals, including Red pandas, Eurasian lynx, Sumatran tigers and a variety of monkeys and gibbons. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.

Stormforce 10
Stormforce 105.75km from Echills Wood Railway

Stormforce 10 is a ride that recreates the story of a lifeboat rescue, launched in association with the RNLI. The ride is located at Drayton Manor Theme Park near Tamworth, Staffordshire, England. As of 2020, the height limit has been raised to 1.3m and riders under 14 must be accompanied by a person over 16.

Where is Echills Wood Railway

Discover More Attractions in Warwickshire, Where Echills Wood Railway Is Located

Warwickshire
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Warwickshire is a county in the West Midlands region of England. The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon and Victorian novelist George Eliot, at Nuneaton. It is a popular destination for international and domestic tourists to explore both medieval and more recent history.

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