The Mountsorrel Mystery

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

Train Running Weekend: 25th and 26th March

DMU at Nunckley Hill

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

Prince of Wales Video and Photos

Prince of Wales visit

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

Prince of Wales visit

Quarry Dec 2016

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

October Trains: Pictures and Video

DMU at Nunckley Hill

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

Trains Running: 22nd and 23rd October

DMU at Nunckley Hill

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

Follow in Prince Albert’s Tracks

Planet at Mountsorrel

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

Halloween in the Spooky Wood

Halloween 2016 banner

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

August trains: Pictures and Video

Nunckley Hill from the trail

We hope you all enjoyed our Diesel weekend and that the odd shower didn’t spoil your enjoyment. Below are a few photos and a video we took over the weekend. Continue reading August trains: Pictures and Video