All aboard! Burleigh’s Gin Train is back!

Burleighs Gin’s luxury steam train experience is back on December 13!

The Great Burleighs Express will depart from Loughborough at 7pm and ride Leicestershire’s Great Central Railway, the UK’s only double-track heritage railway.

Guests will enjoy in-carriage fine-dining, festive Burleighs Gin cocktails, live entertainment and a jazz band. These will be set against the backdrop of some of Leicestershire’s most picturesque scenery.

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Full itinerary

6.30pm: Arrive at Loughborough’s Great Central 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 while the Grand Burleighs Express ventures full steam ahead towards its first stop, Swithland. Upon arrival, the scenic views of Swithland Reservoir will provide the backdrop for a three-course festive dining experience, expertly paired with wine selected by 45 St Martin’s Vintners.

8.30pm: The adventure continues. Enjoy a performance from a magician and live jazz as you head toward a second stop, Rothley Station. Step back in time as the train rolls into the station and enjoy a Burleighs Gin cocktail on the beautifully restored 19th century platform.

9.30pm: Board the train and head back to the final destination of Loughborough. Relax with an end-of-line coffee and mint.

10.15pm: Disembark at Loughborough’s Great Central Railway.

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