Peppa Pig & George – 5th, 6th, 7th May 2018

Peppa Pig is coming to the Great Central Railway!

Come and see Peppa and her brother George at Loughborough at intervals on each day.
A children’s entertainer from 10.30am, face painting and a Mini Fun fair for all to enjoy at Rothley.

Plus there’s a picture hunt at Quorn for the opportunity to be entered into a competition to win a family ticket to our next Family event!

(Prices include unlimited rail travel and all entertainment except the funfair rides and face painting)

Click here to buy tickets online


At Loughborough

  • Meet and greet Peppa Pig at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm and George at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm - don't forget your camera for photo opportunities!
  •  Face painting – please note there is a small charge for face painting, this is not included in your ticket price (not available for under 3's)

 At Quorn

• Picture hunt to win a Family Ticket to out next family event
• Alight at Quorn for lunch. Hot and cold food & beverages available in our family friendly cafe, Butler Henderson - children's picnic boxes available

At Rothley

• Mini funfair for children to enjoy - not included in ticket price, pay as you go
• Miniature garden railway - children can drive Thomas for £2
• Ellis's Tea Room open for refreshments - children's picnic boxes available

At Leicester North

• Here you can watch the loco run round its train

Your Train Journey

• Start and finish your journey at any one of our 4 stations and hop on and off along the way all day long!
• Enjoy a 16 mile return trip behind a steam engine



Train Fares including admission

Family Ticket: £40 (2 adults & up to 3 children)
£30 (1 adult & up to 3 children)
Adult: £17
Seniors: £16
Children: £9 (aged 2-16 inclusive)
Under 2s: Free of charge

Train tickets may also be purchased from our booking offices, including on the day of your visit, subject to availability. Online booking is recommended as that will save queuing to buy a ticket.


No short hop tickets available between stations. PLATFORM TICKETS AT LOUGHBOROUGH WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE

*Normal discounts apply for members of Friends of Great Central Main Line to buy Privilege rate tickets upon production of membership card.
*HRA  pass holders can travel at Privilege rates.
*Working members of other heritage railways with whom GCR has reciprocal arrangements for reduced fares, will be eligible for Privilege fares upon production of valid working membership cards.
*Same arrangements apply as above for holders of ex British Rail and Train Operating Company passes.

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

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

Our next running day

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Our Santa Steam Trains (pre-booking essential) are running this Weekend.

Make your Christmas extra special by joining us on our Santa Steam Trains which all depart from Loughborough Central Station.

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