Christmas Day Feast

 The GCR Christmas Day Feast. The ultimate way to celebrate Christmas.

Due to the present Tier 3 restrictions within Leicestershire, our Chrismas Day Feast in 2020 is cancelled.
We very much look forward to operating this train again in 2021.


Bring the family and friends to the Great Central Railway for a Christmas you'll be talking about for years to come. Enjoy a trip on a steam hauled train through the Leicestershire countryside and return, while stewards serve the most traditional of six course dinners to your table. Let us deal with the hassle while you celebrate in style with family and friends.

Tickets are £99 per person.  

78019 Swithland Reservoir 13-11-05


Choice of:

Stout cured Salmon Slices with a horseradish Cream


Twice Baked four cheese souffles with Rocket and Cucumber (V)


Cream of Sweet potato and Paprika soup Herb Crouton


Traditional roast turkey 

Served with bacon wrapped chipolatas, stuffing balls, Chef’s selection of vegetables and Madeira & cranberry sauce


Christmas pudding with brandy sauce


Traditional English cheese board


Coffee & petits fours

Vegetarian Choices

Vegetarian options are also available. Please contact us for details.




Please call our Booking Office on 01509 632323 to make a reservation (Currently open 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday).

Menu choices must be pre booked.




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Santa & Winter Wonderlights

Our Santa and Winter Wonderlights begin on Wednesday 1st December.

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