GCR’s through trains 22/23 July

What makes this weekend so special? It is the first time ever that visitors will be able to catch a train at one of the GCR stations and ride through to the heritage centre and Mountsorrel stations, or vice versa. Although it was the aim of its builders in 1860… Continue reading GCR’s through trains 22/23 July

Through Trains to Mountsorrel: 22/23rd July 2017

The award winning Leicestershire heritage line is well known for transporting thousands of families between Loughborough, Quorn and Woodhouse, Rothley and Leicester North stations. Now, for the first time, it can say ‘all change for Mountsorrel’. Continue reading Through Trains to Mountsorrel: 22/23rd July 2017

DMU weekend 25/26 Mar 2017

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

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