Charnwood Forest Garden Railway

We're more than just a railway....

Running Saturdays, Sundays and Bank holidays throughout the year.

Proud Supporters of the GCR Model Show

Thomas and Friends

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Sunday August 28, 2011 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

posted by Scott Manley

Thomas, Percy and James will be taking to the rails with coaches and trucks AND YOU CAN DRIVE THEM!!! For just £2 for 5 minutes, you can drive any of the three locos. Click here for more info on drive a train. There will be a quiz to keep you entertained and a rare opportunity to see Ivor the engine hiding somewhere on the layout! Can you find him? Postman Pat and all the gang are in toy town but who else can you find? So why not come down and join us for a memorable day?

So whats happening on the Great Central Railway? (Infomation below from the GCR's Website)

AT LOUGHBOROUGH

Free facepainting

Meet Postman Pat at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Postman Pat's van for the children to sit in and have their photo taken

Museum

Refreshment room and shop

DVDs of Postman Pat playing in the waiting room

NB: There is free on street parking at Loughboroough

AT QUORN

FREE FUNFAIR - Play & Ride all day to your heart's content!

Giant ice slide - one of Europe's biggest!

Giant crazy boat fun house

Carousel

Trampolines

Crazy golf

Bouncy castles

Arts & crafts

Circus skills workshop

Children's entertainer

Naafi tea room

Butler Henderson Cafe - picnic boxes on sale

NB: The main car park for the event is at Quorn and is located adjacent to the station. Signs directing you to the car park will be on display. The car park is chargeable at a £2 discretionary donation. Disabled badge holder's parking only is located at Quorn Station's yard

AT ROTHLEY

Miniature garden railway - can you spot the Postman Pat figures? Children can also drive Thomas the Tank Engine for £2

Hide and find activity - Postman Pat picture hunt with a prize for the winner (tickets to our Peppa Pig event in October)

Ellis's tea room

Station tea room

NB: There is a small car park at Rothley station

AT LEICESTER NORTH (BIRSTALL)

Colouring in competion with free sweets for every entry and a prize for the winner (tickets to our Peppa Pig event in October)

Hide and find activity - Postman Pat picture hunt with a prize for the winner (tickets to our Peppa Pig event in October)

NB: There is limited off street parking at Leicester North which is free of charge

FAMILY FARES:

£35 (2 ADULTS AND UP TO 3 CHILDREN)

£25 (1 ADULTS AND UP TO 3 CHILDREN)