Afternoon Tea Trains

New for 2019, our First Class Afternoon Tea Trains offer an enjoyable experience which includes a ticket for unlimited travel on our trains on the day of your visit.

Sit back and enjoy a relaxing journey hauled by a steam locomotive through the beautiful Leicestershire Countryside. Your First Class Afternoon Tea is served during the journey in your own reserved seats in one of our first class dining coaches.

Your ticket also allows travel on any of our trains on the day of your visit, giving you the chance to enjoy our beautifully restored stations along the way.

Tickets are priced at £29 per person (including train fare). Pre-booking is essential for Afternoon Tea Trains.

The Afternoon Tea Trains will depart from Loughborough Central station at either 3.00 pm (selected Wednesdays) or 2.45pm (selected Saturdays) or  2.30 pm (selected Bank Holiday Mondays).

Afternoon Tea trains are currently scheduled for:
Wednesday 3rd July 2019 - 3:00pm
Saturday 6th July 2019 - 2:45pm
Wednesday 14th August 2019 - 3:00pm
Saturday 17th August 2019 - 2:45pm
Wednesday 18th September 2019 - 3:00pm
Saturday 21st September 2019 - 2:45pm
Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 3:00pm
Wednesday 30th October 2019 - 3:00pm

We regret that our Afternoon Tea Train does not have wheelchair access at the present time due to the nature of our heritage rolling stock.

 

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Selection of sandwiches
served on a mixture of farmhouse white and wholemeal bread

Roast beef and horseradish sauce
Red Leicester cheese and autumn fruit chutney (v)
Egg mayonnaise and watercress (v)

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A selection of scones (v)
with strawberry preserve, butter and clotted cream

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A miniature savoury tartlet (v)

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The following miniature cake selection (v):
Brioche Pasquier macaron
Sultana and cherry fruit cake
Danish pastry
Chocolate éclair

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A pot of tea or coffee for the table with unlimited refills
Choose from the following selection:
English Breakfast
Darjeeling
Earl Grey
Peppermint
Superfruity
Decaffeinated

Add an individual 20cl bottle of chilled Amori Prosecco, served with a fresh raspberry, for an additional £6.00 per person (must be pre-booked).

Bookings

To make your booking and for further details, please telephone 01509 632323 (open 9am-5pm every day).

Please note that pre-booking is essential for our Afternoon Tea Trains.

 

Special dietary requirements

Due to the nature of the experience, we are only able to cater for vegetarian and gluten free alternatives. These must be advised at the time of booking.

Our next running day

This Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Two steam locomotives are in service on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Stanier 8F 48305. BR Standard Class 5 73156.

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