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Great Central Railway

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Address: Great Central Road | Great Central Road, Loughborough LE11 1RW, England
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Fantastic evening

What a great evening ! Went with friends to a Murder Mystery evening - it was fabulous! The entertainment and meal exceeded expectations, we would certainly recommend it to those... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great evening ! Went with friends to a Murder Mystery evening - it was fabulous! The entertainment and meal exceeded expectations, we would certainly recommend it to those enjoying vintage surroundings and 'carry on' fun ! Very good value for money.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic evening of murder mystery and excellent dining aboard steam train. Magical evening with friends. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Debbie J
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We called in Quorn station and there was a vintage bus rally . I enjoyed the atmosphere of the railway and everybody was nice and helpful The train journey was excellent with at least 4 different trains running. I really enjoyed the day.

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Thank John C
Rotherham
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited here after a recommendation from a friend and found it very interesting. You can see some of the old trains being looked after so well, but the best bit is travelling on the Steam train and taking in some of Leicestershire's stunning scenery. The Stations are kept so clean and the staff are lovely and helpful too.

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Thank jblades
derbyshire
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have visited here several times over the past year and absolutely love it, lots to see and do and great cafe and all staff are excellent, friendly and informative

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Thank DerbyshireFlyboy
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting and impressive to see and ride the steam train. Responsibly priced and a great day out!

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Thank DougalMcD
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon as a family together. We went on the train and had lunch. We also did the bus ride. There is lots to see and experience the see. Kids and adults alike had an absolutely fantastic day.

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Thank Roger V
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Charnwood Forester Dining Experience. It was a lovely experience and had a nice evening ride with a meal included. We also took up the opportunity to ride up the line and back earlier in the day to experience the route in daylight and at night. The food was fine, not fine dining but well presented. The... More 

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Thank The-Hansons2
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited as part of the Easter Special, £32 for a family ticket that would allow unlimited rides on that day. As a family we do like the Great Central Railway; it has a charm about it, it takes you back through time with each station on the line depicting railway travel from a different decade, and the volunteers who work... More 

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Thank MLambert51
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value entry . Food and attractions good and I got some awesome steam train/ diesel train photos.

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