Visit the oldest remaining railway turning shed in the world at Derby Roundhouse. A fascinating site steeped in railway heritage from the days of George Stephenson. Home now to Derby College, this special place is truly inspiring. No locomotives are on site any longer, but there are lots of reminders and original features from the golden age of steam.
The tour takes approximately 45 minutes and includes an outdoor and indoor discovery of this unique place that dates back to 1839. Architectural enthusiasts will marvel at the new buildings that link the original Engine Shed and Carriage workshop together. The tour finishes in the jaw-dropping Roundhouse which never fails to impress. Ticket includes tea and coffee.