Visit by the Duke of Gloucester

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On the 24th July we were thrilled to host our second royal visitor in less than three years. The Duke of Gloucester spent over an hour touring the site, chatting with our volunteers and visitors, investigating some of the content on our interactive screen, meeting some of the sponsors and… Continue reading Visit by the Duke of Gloucester

GCR Trains: July and August 2019

DMU at Nunckley Hill

The Great Central Railway will be running trains from their main line onto the Mountsorrel branch line on Sunday 28th July, Wednesday 7th and 14th August and Sunday 25th August. For just £7 (£4 for children) you can take a trip on their Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) taking a circular route stopping at Quorn, Nunckley Hill, Mountsorrel, Rothley and then back to Quorn. Continue reading GCR Trains: July and August 2019

GCR Trains: Sunday 30 June 2019

DMU at Nunckley Hill

The Great Central Railway will be running trains from their main line onto the Mountsorrel branch line on Sunday 30th June. For just £7 (£4 for children) you can take a trip on their Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) taking a circular route stopping at Quorn, Nunckley Hill, Mountsorrel, Rothley and then back to Quorn. Continue reading GCR Trains: Sunday 30 June 2019

GCR Trains: Sunday 26 May 2019

DMU at Nunckley Hill

The Great Central Railway will be running trains from their main line onto the Mountsorrel branch line on Sunday 26th May. For just £7 (£4 for children) you can take a trip on their Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) taking a circular route stopping at Quorn, Nunckley Hill, Mountsorrel, Rothley and… Continue reading GCR Trains: Sunday 26 May 2019

GCR Trains: April 2019

DMU at Nunckley Hill

The Great Central Railway will be running trains from their main line onto the Mountsorrel branch line on Sunday 28th April. For just £7 (£4 for children) you can take a trip on their Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) taking a circular route stopping at Quorn, Nunckley Hill, Mountsorrel, Rothley and… Continue reading GCR Trains: April 2019

Easter Hunt: 19th and 22nd April

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Looking for something to do over Easter? On Good Friday (19th) and Easter Monday why not take in the fresh spring air and enjoy our Nunckley Trail Easter Hunt? Just £1.75 a go with a cream egg for everyone taking part.

Festival of Archaeology Tours 2019

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Join Robert on a guided walk looking at the history and archaeology of Nunckley Hill quarry, the Mountsorrel Railway (Swithland branch), the remains of an early 19th century building known as ‘Dobb Hall’, Heritage buildings and the Railway Museum including the restored 1888 MSLR 6 wheel passenger carriage. Continue reading Festival of Archaeology Tours 2019

Steam Trains: 31st March 2019

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We have a very special day on March 31st. The GCR will be running steam passenger trains on the Mountsorrel Branch line. These will be top and tailed by the Jinty and Austerity tank engines and will run through to the GCR’s main line stations. You can join the train at either Quorn, Rothley or the Heritage Centre stations and ride a round trip for only £6 adults and £3 children! You can break your journey at any of the stations to enjoy all the things to see and do at each station. Continue reading Steam Trains: 31st March 2019

Spooky Wood Weekend 27th – 28th October

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Our volunteers will once again be transforming the Nunckley Trail into a spooky adventure to be enjoyed on the run up to Halloween. Come and look for the ghosts and witches. What can you find cooking in the witch’s cauldron? Don’t get caught in the cobwebs at the willow arch! Continue reading Spooky Wood Weekend 27th – 28th October

Trains Running: 20th and 21st October 2018

DMU at Nunckley Hill

We are pleased to announce that the GCR will again be running their DMU on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October. Ticket prices are £6 for adults, £4 for children available in advance from the GCR. Continue reading Trains Running: 20th and 21st October 2018