A Selection of Family Attraction Day Excursions
Rutland Water is a large, horseshoe-shaped reservoir set within three thousand acres of beautiful countryside in the east midlands region of England. Anglian Water owns and administers the reservoir, and around its twenty-five mile perimeter there are four leisure areas. Three are on the north shore at Barnsdale, Whitwell and Sykes Lane.
Our northern terminus was opened in 1997 and is situated on the site of the ex-LMS and British Railway locomotive depot and is about one mile to the south of the former Rowsley Station.This extensive site set within 28 acres is the main base of all Peak Rail’s operating activities complete with a steam engine/restoration shed (not open to the public), 60ft fully operational turntable and is also the home to the various groups based at Peak Rail.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park is South Yorkshire's most innovative and fastest growing wildlife attraction. Situated just outside Doncaster, the park occupies 70 acres of a 260 acre site, offering a unique view into the world of animals with walk-though areas including Lemur Woods and Wallaby Walkabout and South America Viva.