Derby Roundhouse Tours explore the oldest turning shed in the world where the age of steam once ruled. Walk in the footsteps of George Stephenson, who in 1839, constructed The Roundhouse, now a Grade II listed building, and given Guinness World Record status in 2012 as the oldest surviving railway Roundhouse in the world. The Roundhouse is opposite the Pride Park exit from Derby Railway Station.
Derby Roundhouse Tours explore the oldest turning shed in the world, where steam once ruled.
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