It was lovely to see so many families enjoying the sunshine and taking the opportunity to ride the train.
Up on the patio Charlie’s Favourite Sausage Baps were on sale as were photo-books commemorating his visit back in January. Author Stephen Done was also on hand signing copies his new murder mystery novel, “The Mountsorrel Mystery“. Continue reading DMU weekend 25/26 Mar 2017
Author Stephen Done will be officially launching his new murder mystery novel, “The Mountsorrel Mystery“, at the Heritage Centre on Saturday 25th March. He will be signing copies of this book on the patio area, adjacent to Granite’s, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Continue reading The Mountsorrel Mystery
We are pleased to announce that the GCR will again be running their DMU on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March. Tickets are only available on-line or cash-only on the day. Continue reading Train Running Weekend: 25th and 26th March
Sorry it took so long to work though all the photos and video. Rather than post dozens (hundreds?) of photos we have put together a video of the day. We hope you like it. Continue reading Prince of Wales Video and Photos
We are delighted that the Prince of Wales will be visiting the Mountsorrel And Rothley Community Heritage Centre on January 25th.
The centre will be closed to the public on this day, but children from local primary schools will be with us to welcome the Prince. Continue reading Prince of Wales visit
Our spooky trail is open every day between 10am and 5pm until the 31st October. Continue reading Halloween Trail
The weekend of the 22nd/23rd October was our last running weekend of the year. We hope you all enjoyed the Great Central Railway’s DMU train running along the branch line. Continue reading October Trains: Pictures and Video
Following on from August’s successful train days, the GCR will again be running their DMU on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October. Continue reading Trains Running: 22nd and 23rd October
We can now reveal that the Mountsorrel Branch line of the Great Central Railway was used to film the railway scenes in Episode 7 of Victoria, The Engine of Change.
October 22nd and 23rd will be your last chance this year to travel the line, so please take the opportunity. Continue reading Follow in Prince Albert’s Tracks
Our volunteers have transformed 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! Entrance is free. Continue reading Halloween in the Spooky Wood