Spooky Wood Weekend 2nd – 3rd November

This year we are running our Spooky Wood weekend on the 2nd and 3rd November between 10am and 4:15pm, after Halloween to avoid clashing with trains running on the last Sunday in October. Our volunteers will be transforming the Nunckley Trail into an enjoyable spooky adventure. Come and look for… Continue reading Spooky Wood Weekend 2nd – 3rd November

GCR Trains: Autumn 2019

There are just two more train running days this year. The Great Central Railway will be running trains from their main line onto the Mountsorrel branch line on Sunday 29th September and Sunday 27th October. For just £7 (£4 for children) you can take a trip on their Diesel Multiple… Continue reading GCR Trains: Autumn 2019

Railway Museum Extension: Latest News

Thanks to your generous donations construction of our railway museum extension is just about complete! We are now just £230 short of our target which we intend to use to produce interpretation boards and audio presentations for all the exhibits. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension: Latest News

Bachmann Thomas and Friends Large Scale Reseller

Garden Railway

You might be interested to know that we are now a reseller of the Bachmann LARGE SCALE Thomas and Friends range! This means that you could soon have the large scale Thomas and his friends running at home! Please enquire at the garden railway or in Granite’s for further details. Continue reading Bachmann Thomas and Friends Large Scale Reseller

Spooky Wood Weekend 2nd – 3rd November

Halloween spooky wood weekend banner

This year we are running our Spooky Wood weekend on the 2nd and 3rd November between 10am and 4:15pm, after Halloween to avoid clashing with trains running on the last Sunday in October. Our volunteers will be transforming the Nunckley Trail into an enjoyable spooky adventure. Come and look for… Continue reading Spooky Wood Weekend 2nd – 3rd November

GCR Trains: Autumn 2019

DMU at Nunckley Hill

There are just two more train running days this year. The Great Central Railway will be running trains from their main line onto the Mountsorrel branch line on Sunday 29th September and Sunday 27th October. For just £7 (£4 for children) you can take a trip on their Diesel Multiple… Continue reading GCR Trains: Autumn 2019

Visit by the Duke of Gloucester

Prince of Wales visit

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

Newsletter: Summer 2019

Is this the Summer? I’m sure the gardeners and farmers will be thankful for the recent rain, however Thomas, Percy and friends on our garden railway don’t appreciate the wet weather. Railway Museum We have now spent all of the £46,000 you helped raise for the railway museum extension, which… Continue reading Newsletter: Summer 2019

Railway Museum Extension: Latest News

Museum Banner

Thanks to your generous donations construction of our railway museum extension is just about complete!

We are now just £230 short of our target which we intend to use to produce interpretation boards and audio presentations for all the exhibits. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension: Latest News

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