Granites: Open Daily 10am to 5pm

We offer a wide range of hot and cold drinks, a selection of cakes and treats to suit all pockets, light meals and even speciality ice creams.

Nunckley Trail: Open Daily

Our half mile nature trail gives excellent views towards Old John tower and Bradgate park.

Big Butterfly Count 2018

Butterfly

Do you have an interest in nature and a love of butterflies? Then why not take part in the Big Butterfly Count! All you have to do is record the type and number of butterflies you see in fifteen minutes. Our Nunckley Trail, and wild-flower areas are ideal locations to… Continue reading Big Butterfly Count 2018

Butterfly Trail

Butterfly Trail

Can you spot these butterflies around the Nunckley Trail?

We have placed 10 butterfly fact sheets around the trail. See if you can find them all and learn a little about butterflies in the process. Continue reading Butterfly Trail

Newsletter: April 2018

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In this month’s newsletter:-

  • GCR Goods Galore
  • MS & LR No.946
  • Crazy Golf
  • Fourth Railway Siding
  • Nunckley’s Nature News

Continue reading Newsletter: April 2018

Morris Minor Rally Sunday April 22nd

Morris Minor Owners Club

The Leicestershire branch of the Morris Minor Owners Club will be meeting at the heritage centre on Sunday April 22nd. Continue reading Morris Minor Rally Sunday April 22nd

Newsletter: March 2018

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In this month’s newsletter:-

  • Train Weekend
  • Trail News
  • New Volunteers
  • Granite’s Shack
  • Midland Brake Van

Continue reading Newsletter: March 2018

Events: March 2018

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The Great Central Railway have confirmed that they will be running steam trains along the Mountsorrel Railway over the weekend of March 24th & 25th. This is the first time steam passenger trains have run since the opening of the line back in 2015, and it is the only confirmed steam weekend for this year, so don’t miss it! Continue reading Events: March 2018

Steam Trains 24th & 25th March 2018

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The Great Central Railway will be running steam trains along the Mountsorrel Railway over the weekend of March 24th & 25th. This is the first time steam passenger trains have run since the opening of the line back in 2015 and it is the only confirmed steam weekend for this year, so don’t miss it! Trains are running along the branch line only, there is no through running from GCR main line stations. Continue reading Steam Trains 24th & 25th March 2018

Newsletter: January 2018

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In this month’s newsletter:-

  • Discovery Centre – latest plans available for comment
  • Crazy Golf
  • Swithland Signalling upgrade
  • News from the ECO team

Continue reading Newsletter: January 2018

Discovery Centre

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Our Discovery Centre is our exciting new project. Do you have any comments on our design? Continue reading Discovery Centre