Working Roundhouse at Barrow Hill

All Aboard - the Railway Tour

George Stephenson with the Rocket

10.30am Chesterfield Museum


Meet our costumed re-enactor at Chesterfield Museum who will tell you George Stephenson's history and his connection with Chesterfield. Learn more about the Rocket from our model of the famous locomotive, see the safety lamp that Stephenson invented and find out about his fascination with growing straight cucumbers!


Visit Chesterfield Museum website Tel: 01246 345727


Lunch Suggestions


  • Stay in Chesterfield and your passengers can have lunch in one of our many cafes (call the Visitor Information Centre to arrange a meet and greet at Chesterfield Coach Station where we will give your group Mini Guides with a map and a list of places to eat in the town centre).
  • Have lunch at the cafe at Barrow Hill Rounhouse.

Barrow Hill Roundhouse engine shed

1pm Barrow Hill Roundhouse


Barrow Hill is Britain's last surviving working Roundhouse. Whatever your memories of Britain’s railways you’ll be amazed at what you can see at Barrow Hill and its preserved Roundhouse. Take a ride on a steam or diesel train from Roundhouse Halt, our purpose built platform.


Visit Barrow Hill Roundhouse website Tel: 01246 472450


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