The Great Burleighs Express | Loughborough Great Central Railway

Where: The Great Central Railway, Loughborough
When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Price: £240 for two people

The Great Burleighs Express is set to return for a St George’s Day extravaganza, departing from Loughborough Great Central Railway on April 23. Join us for a unique fine dining & gin experience aboard a luxury steam train.

The Great Burleighs Express is a once-in-a-lifetime, fully immersive evening of entertainment and extravagance. The package for two includes:

Welcome cocktail & canapés for two
Four-course meal for all guests
1 x bottle of wine (red or white)
Bottomless Burleighs gin & tonics
Exclusive private dining area available for a party of up to 18 guests – to enquire please email:

Tickets & full details

Full itinerary

6.30pm : Arrival at Loughborough’s Great Central Railway, the UK’s only double-track heritage railway, for a complimentary arrival cocktail and canapés , soundtracked by a live jazz band.

7.00pm: All aboard for departure, sit back with your complimentary Burleighs gin & tonic whilst The Grand Burleighs Express ventures full steam ahead towards it’s first stop for the evening in Swithland. Upon arrival, the scenic views of Swithland Resevoir will provide the back drop for a three course festive dining experience, expertly paired with complimentary wine.

8.30pm: The adventure continues. Enjoy entertainment with a performance from our live Jazz band as we head toward a second stop at Rothley station. Step back in time as the train rolls into the station and enjoy a Burleighs Gin & Tonic alight the beautifully restored 19th century platform.

9.30: It’s time to board the train and head back to our final destination of Loughborough. Sit back and reminisce over the evening of frivolity with an end of line coffee and mint.

10.15: The evening will come to a close, disembarking at the Great Central Railway.

Extremely limited packages available. 18+ only