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Great Central Railway

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Great Central Road | Great Central Road, Loughborough LE11 1RW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I took my wife on the Charnwood Forrester for an evening meal and we were very impressed. The standard of food exceeded our expectations, hot fresh and tasty. Staff were polite, efficient and friendly. The train and carriages were person and full of atmosphere. Highly...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Last year our children treated my wife and I to Sunday lunch on the Elizabethan first class dining train for my seventieth birthday. We enjoyed the day so much that we did it again today to celebrate my wife's own big birthday. Although for today's...More

Thank J0hnB1905
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday Steam. The event has to be worthwhile to travel from south of Birmingham to Loughborough on a day that was forecasted potential rain. I can only say that it was well worthwhile. It was the first time we had made an afternoon visit on...More

Thank DaveHalesowen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on their open weekend when there were a number of steam engines. Superbly managed and very good value. We will return.

Thank LichTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday dinner is always a treat! But an excellent meal served on board a steam train in a reconditioned Pullman coach is really a treat. The journey from Loughborough to Leicester alone is worthwhile but enjoying Sunday dinner as well makes this a real treat...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the trip on the steam train during the day, admiring the lovely scenery and the lake that we travelled over. In the evening we returned to have dinner on board. What a fantastic experience. Lovely food, lovely staff and a great ambience....More

Thank Jackie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant experience. 85th birthday present for father-in-law. Dinner in a Pullman carriage pulled by a steam train. Talented actors setting the scenes, providing comedy, a puzzle of a mystery and hosting the event. The actors interacted brilliantly with the passengers allowing us to...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I passed by one afternoon and the old trains catch my eye I was staying just 300 mts away so next morning I returned and came inside. The visit is short but worth it. The station has all the nice old details of the past....More

Thank paguado69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Done most of the narrow gauge railways in the UK so a trip on a standard gauge railway made a nice change. Had a day rover which was excellent value. The staff were very friendly and clearly very proud of their railway - quite rightly...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I purchased our tickets as a gift for my partner. We intended on going in the summer but never seemed to get round to it (in hindsight it was fortunate after being told how incredibly hot the carriages were through this summer.... No air con...More

Thank Jo R
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12 October 2018|
Response from DaveHalesowen | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry wouldn't have "a clue" Advise contacting GCR directly as they have always been very helpful and supportive with me. Dd
23 June 2018|
Response from NarrowboatDesiree | Reviewed this property |
The stations have different themes and there is a garden railway at Rothley, apart from the terminus at Leicester which is a little bland they are all worth breaking the trip, especially as that will give your son the chance... More