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The Great Burleighs Express Returns!

The Great Burleighs Express is set to return in 2022 with two new dates to choose from, departing from Loughborough Great Central Railway on the
Friday 8th July & Friday 9th December!

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. Admission includes, a cocktail & canapés on arrival, a three course fine dining experience, complimentary wine with your meal and bottomless Gin & Tonics!

This year you can delve into the history, myths and provenance of Britain’s favourite spirit, whilst embarking on a journey you will never forget with Burleighs Gin and The Great Central Railway, the UK’s only double track heritage railway.

Full Itinerary

6.30pm: Arrival at Loughborough’s Great Central Railway, the UK’s only double track heritage railway, for a complimentary arrival G&T and canapés, soundtracked by a live Jazz band.

7.00pm: All aboard for departure, sit back with your complimentary Burleighs Gin & Tonic whilst The Great Burleighs Express ventures full steam ahead towards it’s first stop for the evening in Swithland. Upon arrival, the scenic views of Swithland Reservoir will provide the back drop for a four course fine 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 complimentary Burleighs Gin and Tonic alight the beautifully restored 19th century platform.

9.30pm: 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.

10.00pm: The evening will come to a close, disembarking at the Great Central Railway.

Extremely limited places available. 18+ only