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Great Central Railway

Great Central Road | Great Central Road, Loughborough LE11 1RW, England
+44 1509 632323
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great trains

great days out plenty of events on all year round really worth a visit go in just for a cup of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lynn p
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
History in action

Everything about this trip was a delight. The station you depart from is set up exactly like it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Richard M
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Great Central Road | Great Central Road, Loughborough LE11 1RW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

great days out plenty of events on all year round really worth a visit go in just for a cup of coffee and a sit down great place to meet friends for a snack

Thank lynn p
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything about this trip was a delight. The station you depart from is set up exactly like it would have been in the heyday of rail travel in the 1950's with period shops and signs. The train was a gorgeous steam locomotive and some very...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Steam train day experience was for my husband . He joined others who are enthusiastic about steam trains. Driving the train, in the signal box etc. ending with lunch on the train and a trip up the line and back. The staff were wonderful and...More

Thank rosalyn22851
Reviewed 4 days ago

Staff are helpful and friendly. The trains stop at all the stations and each station has it's own uniqueness.

Thank lmor2015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely day out, little ones had a magical day. Would have liked to been in slightly more decorated carriage but all fine

Thank sammy b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walked to Quorn and Woodhouse Railway station for the steam fare. I was there for the steam engines and what a site. On the station I visited the NAAFI for a coffee sat next to a roaring coal fire. Just perfect. The steam fare part...More

Thank P1PRF
Reviewed 4 days ago

Terrific half day out. Quirky museum and great open to all engine sheds. Go at the weekend when the trains are steam pulled and do get out at all the stops. Visit completed with tea and buns at the nostalgic tea room. Join trains at...More

Thank William V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We travelled on the railway during the day and enjoyed the dining experience in the evening. Food and strive good but the railway is a gem. Well preserved, friendly and knowledgeable staff and very educational. The themed stations are great. Best steak Railway I have...More

Thank LindanPaulC
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were so helpful. The buildings at each station were so fascinating. The running engines and stock were in wonderful condition. A credit to all. The atmosphere and drinks at the tin shed in Quorn and Woodhouse station were sublime.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently spent the evening on a murder mystery experience. This was thoroughly enjoyable. The actors were fun and highly entertaining. The event begins on the station platform and unfolds aboard the train as we are served a 5 course meal. The food was faultless,...More

Thank cymraes73
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Paul A
Hi how much does it cost to hire the arrow vale belle for a evening meal
21 May 2017|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact them to find out
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traylor
Hi Can anyone tell me how long does the santa deluxe train ride from Loughborough station usually lasts for please?
25 October 2016|
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
I don't know
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Peter B
H i can you let me know how long the Santa train ride lasts? Thanks, Pete
20 December 2015|
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Response from Cablegram |
Journey takes about 30 mins each way with a 5 min break at Leicester North. Santa walks through the train as soon as it leaves Loughborough and hands out the present to the children. Kids usually get some juice and some... More
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