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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Saturday October 1, 2011 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

posted by Scott Manley

Thomas, Percy and James will be taking to the rails with their trusty coaches and some very troublesome trucks. For just £2 for 5 minutes YOU CAN DRIVE THEM!!! Thomas/Percy/James will all be available to drive at several point through the day. Click here for more info on drive a train. There will be a Hide a find activity to keep you entertained and a rare opportunity to see Ivor the engine hiding somewhere on the layout! Can you find him? Peppa Pig 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)


Meet Peppa Pig at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Meet George at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm

Magic Freddie will entertain you with his spells and tricks at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm

Professional photographers are on hand to take a special picture of you with Peppa or George; these will then be available for you to purchase


Refreshment room and shop

DVDs of Peppa Pig playing in the waiting room

NB: There is free on street parking at Loughborough



FREE FACEPAINTING - located at Butler Henderson Cafe

Naafi tea room

Butler Henderson Cafe

NB: There is a large free car park at Quorn Station


FREE FACEPAINTING - located at Ellis's tea room

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

Hide and find activity – Peppa Pig picture hunt with a prize for the winner

Ellis's tea room

Station tea room

NB: There is a small car park at Rothley station


Colouring in competition with free sweets for every entry and a prize for the winner

Hide and find activity – Peppa Pig picture hunt

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