Take a trip on The Gunpowder Railway and explore our Main Exhibition.


Take a ride on the The Gunpowder Railway, a narrow gauge railway running roughly 1 km along the perimeter of the Royal Gunpowder Mills site (approx 30 minutes).

Enjoy the views of our alder plantation and maybe catch sight of some of some deer!

Learn more about the history of the site in our Main Exhibition, full of interactive displays.


Gunpowder Railway and Main Exhibition half day sessions are 75 minutes in length.

Morning session: 10:45AM – 12:00PM

Afternoon session: 12:45PM – 2:00PM

Mix and match with another half day session to create a whole day visit. Chose from: Air-Powered Rockets (KS1/2/3) and Gunpowder Railway and Main Exhibition (KS1/2/3)

Topic Location

Price per class 

Half day

Price per class 

Whole day

Gunpowder Railway and Main Exhibition On Site Visit £80

Mix and Match

2 half day sessions

On Site Visit  


Please note these are introductory prices available for a limited time only.


Cancellations should be emailed to [email protected]

On site visit cancellations will be charged at 50% of the total cost.

All cancellations made less than 24 hours before the visits will be charged at 100% of the total cost.


Interested? Here’s how to book...

Send an email to: [email protected]

Please include: School name, contact details, number of students, year group, your top three preferred dates - in order of preference

Or call us on: 01992 707320