Classic & Vintage Vehicle Festival – Sat 13 & Sun 14 May

The 2-day event, will be showcasing classic and vintage cars – and other vehicles - from yesteryear.

GCR Classic Vehicle Festival

FANTASTIC CARS | LIVE MUSIC | REAL ALE BAR | FRIENDLY, FAMILY ATMOSPHERE

All to the back drop of passing steam trains...
OPENING TIMES:
The event is open from 10am - 6pm on Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday

ENTERTAINMENT:
On Saturday there's live music in the entertainment marquee:

REAL ALE BAR:
Enjoy a pint in the Real Ale Bar. We are serving up a selection of real ales and ciders, including the popular 'Raleway Ale', from the Nottingham Brewery in a friendly atmosphere. The bar is open from 11.30am each day until late on Saturday and 5.00pm on Sunday

Entrance to the event is £5 per person – if you hand in your ticket when booking a travel ticket, this £5 is redeemable (free to holders of GCR travel tickets)

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Normal train fares apply and the event uses the purple timetable: click here

To bring your classic vehicle, or belong to a club and would like to make a group booking, please email marketing@gcrailway.co.uk or phone on 01509 632315 - it's free with a Privilege rate travel ticket!

If you cannot attend this event, but would like to be informed of future events, we have an ever-increasing database of members to our Classic & Vintage Vehicle Club.

CAR PARKING:

Quorn & Woodhouse
Postcode: LE12 8AG
The field adjacent to Quorn & Woodhouse Station (over the bridge when travelling from A6 and Quorn village, on the left hand side towards Woodhouse) will be available. A charge of £3 per car per day will apply (no exceptions) for parking in the adjacent field; the station yard will not be available except for disabled (please refer below).

On-street parking in the immediate vicinity of Quorn & Woodhouse station is subject to Council-operated parking restrictions.

Entrance to the Gala at Quorn & Woodhouse Station will be via the stairs leading from the road bridge onto the platform (except for disabled).

Loughborough
Postcode: LE11 1RW
On street parking is available but the surrounding roads will be busy. Many double yellow lines are in the area, so parking is increasingly scarce.

Rothley
Postcode: LE7 7LD
Parking is very limited with Council operated parking restrictions

Leicester North
Postcode: LE4 3BR.
There is limited car parking on the immediate approach to the station.

DISABLED PARKING: The station yard at Quorn will be available for blue badge holders and our less able-bodied visitors who do not have a blue badge. To reserve your space, please email marketing@gcrailway.co.uk with your name and vehicle registration details

ACCOMMODATION:
Are you looking to stay a little longer...?
There are some fantastic Bed & Breakfast establishments well within the reach of the railway and the following are recommended - click here

All attractions and locomotives are subject to availability. GCR reserves the right to cancel or amend any attraction or service

Our next running day

This Wednesday
One steam locomotive and our diesel railcar are in service this Wednesday.

Locomotive roster to be announced.
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