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Rothley Station

Station Road, Rothley LE7 7LD, England
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Lovely station with a great cafe

Popped in here for half an hour for a coffee. Nice station well maintained. The café served me a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ChrisB090
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UK
Thoroughly enjoyable step back in time.

We had the best time, all the staff were wonderful from the station master to the porters all... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Vy100
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“model railway” (11 reviews)
“waiting room” (7 reviews)
“steam train” (12 reviews)
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Station Road, Rothley LE7 7LD, England
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"model railway"
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"waiting room"
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"steam train"
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"step back in time"
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"open fire"
in 3 reviews
"home made cakes"
in 6 reviews
"the great central railway"
in 5 reviews
"a large car park"
in 2 reviews
"blast from the past"
in 2 reviews
"great little cafe"
in 2 reviews
"trip down memory lane"
in 2 reviews
"tea room"
in 5 reviews
"central line"
in 3 reviews
"cream tea"
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"outside seating"
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"excellent cafe"
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"special events"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Popped in here for half an hour for a coffee. Nice station well maintained. The café served me a very nice coffee and a piece of cake. But when I went back for more they had sold out completely! Thank you to the two ladies...More

Thank ChrisB090
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had the best time, all the staff were wonderful from the station master to the porters all looking very smart. Had a wonderful afternoon tea in the Ellis cafe. Only one steam train running today . Managed to travel the Oliver Cromwell which was...More

Thank Vy100
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Lots of regular events which attract people of all ages. Toy train area that the kids can operate under supervision, good outside seating area, and if steam trains is your thing its a great place to come and sit and enjoy the food and coffee...More

Thank Peter N
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Super as ever. Delightfully restored station on the heritage Great Central Railway. The model event taking place was excellent as ever.

Thank bertiembingley
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

This station and The Great Central Railway, Special Goods Weekend was quite the best railway event I have ever been to, and I say this as a member of The Bluebell Railway. This is how it should be done.

Thank Don M
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

really interesting place to visit you can watch the trains come in I love the smell of the steam takes me back to my childhood then go and have a lovely coffee and something to eat nice place for a family day out

Thank Jo B
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

a word of warning to visitors,this station takes on an eerie mask for the period 01-03june 2018,you would be well advised to be on guard as it would appear that a trip back to the dark days of 1940 may happen,make a date and see...More

Thank Spike E
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We visit regularly with my elderly mother, she enjoys the chat with staff, they are very friendly, they will do small portions as mum doesn't eat much

Thank Tish J
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

A wonderful little train station. Sadly when there are events the small car park fills up quickly after which there is only on-road parking. There are often events that are fantastically thought out and executed however there are tines of the year when it is...More

Thank mildenhall72
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We visited the Great Central Railway on Saturday 30th December and parked at Rothley station as we know that we can enjoy the ambience of the Edwardian waiting room with open fire and tea bar. Having been told that the waiting room/tea bar would close...More

Thank HelenJMidlands
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Hayley B
30 July 2017|
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Response from Muree2 | Reviewed this property |
They tend to run mostly at weekends and bank holidays.
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jack750
22 March 2017|
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
We got the answer from the schedule on their website, which distinguished steam trains from others, and found it accurate on the day.
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