What’s On

Take a quick look below at some of our current or forthcoming events. We also have a diary which shows when some of our regular attractions, such as the Garden Railway are open.

All our events are subject to volunteer availability and the vagaries of the British weather!

You can also check out our Events page on Facebook.

If you are making a special journey for one of our events we suggest either phoning before hand or messaging us on Facebook

Forthcoming events

Crazy Golf now openCrazy Golf Banner Our 9 hole crazy golf course is now officially open! For just £2 per adult, or £1.50 per child you can test your skill against our 9 tricky holes. Continue reading Crazy Golf now open
Events: Autumn 2018DMU at Nunckley Hill Contents:-
  • Site Tours
  • Shunting Demonstrations
  • Garden Railway
  • Train Running weekends
  • Steam Toy exhibition
Continue reading Events: Autumn 2018

Events Diary

Past Events

Steam Toys in Action: 22nd Sep 2018Stram toys in action A team of steam toy enthusiasts are joining us at the Heritage Centre to showcase a variety of their steam engines and toys. Lots of steam toys will be on display, including toy trains, toy steam engines, model train tracks and a quarter size traction engine, all in our Railway Museum for you to enjoy! Continue reading Steam Toys in Action: 22nd Sep 2018
Trains 21st & 22nd July 2018DMU at Nunckley Hill Once again the Great Central Railway will be running trains from their main line onto the Mountsorrel branch line. Their Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) will be running a circular route stopping at Quorn, Nunckley Hill, Mountsorrel, Rothley and then back to Quorn. It is over a year since trains last ran onto the GCR main line so make a note in your diary. Continue reading Trains 21st & 22nd July 2018
Big Butterfly Count 2018Butterfly 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
Leicestershire Festival of ArchaeologyBanner Image 8(a) As part of the Leicestershire & Rutland Festival of Archaeology why not join Robert for a guided tour looking at the history and archaeology of Nunckley Hill Quarry, the restored Mountsorrel Railway (the Swithland branch line), the remains of the 19th century building known as “Dobb Hall”, and the 1888… Continue reading Leicestershire Festival of Archaeology
Morris Minor Rally Sunday April 22ndMorris 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