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Great Central Railway

Great Central Road | Great Central Road, Loughborough LE11 1RW, England
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Diesel driving experience

I had a fantastic day here on a notch 2 diesel driving experience. Unlike many 'experiences' where... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lord_Tom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
A trip back in time

I have visited this attraction since I was a small boy, I took my small boys, and my small boys are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew L
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Great Central Road | Great Central Road, Loughborough LE11 1RW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a fantastic day here on a notch 2 diesel driving experience. Unlike many 'experiences' where you find you are part of a group and have to watch much of the time while others do things, I was the only guest. The host who...More

Thank Lord_Tom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this attraction since I was a small boy, I took my small boys, and my small boys are now men!! I have watched it develop over the years and the work done by the dedicated team is exceptional. These people love what...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely relaxing day out, we had a all day ticket to go on and off the trains and got off at all the stations, all very clean, well kept and can have a sit down and a nice drink/cake/snacks. All trains and platform spotlessly clean,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We was bought a 5 course dinner for Christmas, we traveled from Manchester and every think was excellent food and staff

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited on the Goods Galore weekend which meant there where twice the usual amount of trains running. Plenty of photo opportunities.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely family day out, ages ranging from 13 to 78 and we all loved it. We went on the vintage bus weekend which was an extra bonus. The steam trains were lovely. You can go on them as much as you want. Each station has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on the ale train journey on Saturday 12th. Saw this advertised on FB and travelled down from Hertfordshire! Brilliant way to go back in time! Got a table for the four of us no problem abs off we went! Was a shame the sun...More

Thank Toyah1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given a lunch on the steam train as a gift at Christmas and were not disappointed. We had a good meal served by friendly staff and everything was delicious except for the tasteless carrots. As we rode along the line and ate our...More

Thank sandraclaire
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a step back in time. Absolutely love every minute from the moment we walked into the station until we left. We went on the Dinner cart trip. A beautiful setting and an amazing 6 course meal. It was a three hour trip, we went...More

Thank karen k
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a really great relaxed evening aboard the beer train. If you enjoy real ale or cider it’s great to sit and back enjoy the countryside with a good selection of beers and cider together with the game pie or pork pie served up...More

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dick h
7 April 2018|
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Response from SteveCandler | Reviewed this property |
We did not wear fancy dress. I believe you can. The actors are in period dress
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Wilde32
19 December 2017|
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Response from Attic-Mole57 | Reviewed this property |
No,I didn't see any pullman carriages or at least the one we had was not one.I don't know if they have them there.
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Steve R
8 December 2017|
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Response from Helenpd85 | Reviewed this property |
They do the lunches most weekends, it just happened to be the beer festival at the time
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