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Rothley Station

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Great service with a smile

We dropped in for a cuppa, ended up with lovely soup, warm and friendly people I. A great central... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Step back in time

Lovely nostalgic morning ofseeing the trains they have days out dinner on the train lots of things... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ginette P
Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
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“waiting room”(7 reviews)
“steam train”(12 reviews)
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All reviews model railway waiting room steam train like stepping back in time open fire home made cakes tea room a large car park the great central railway great little cafe blast from the past piece of cake cream tea excellent cafe special events cafe on site station master
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We dropped in for a cuppa, ended up with lovely soup, warm and friendly people I. A great central location

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChrisandJulieM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely nostalgic morning ofseeing the trains they have days out dinner on the train lots of things to do a cafe with good food and drink just needs a bit of a clean otherwise a lovely place

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ginette P
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The whole railway is superb and like stepping back in time. Ensure that you visit all of the stations, since they all have their own hidden gems.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andy S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We love visiting this place on a Sunday. Take a strep back in time, visit the tea room and have tea and cake, fantastic. With the world moving so fast, it nice to have a place like this to out the brakes on for a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 111nileshp
Reviewed 13 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChrisB090
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vy100
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Peter N
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bertiembingley
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Don M
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jo B
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Hayley B
30 July 2017|
Response from Muree2 | Reviewed this property |
They tend to run mostly at weekends and bank holidays.
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.