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A gentle amble to Quorn and steam back on the train for a sociable late afternoon of beer tasting
Great Central Railway’s annual beer festival returns for its eleventh year and this year LATi will be joining the party! But with a difference, we plan to meet up at Great Central in Loughborough, walk to Quorn station and get the train back to enjoy the festival.
You can join us at any stage of the journey.
Take your taste buds on a sentimental journey at the award winning line’s 4-day beer festival. This year SEVENTY guest beers & ciders, are on offer specially selected from different breweries.
Beer Festival & Train Costs
It costs just £3 to enter the beer festival but best of all it’s FREE to anyone buying a ticket to travel on the steam trains that weekend! With live music and hot food on offer it’s set to be a great weekend.
GCR’s normal train fares apply with an adult runabout for just £16
A single ticket from Quorn is £3
Bratwurst served on Loughborough platform. The station Buffet will also be open.
Our timetable for the day
3:00pm – Meet outside Great Central Loughborough Station
Buy train ticket from Quorn to Loughborough
3:15pm – Walk to Quorn 2.4 miles – mostly flat (48 minutes says Google)
4:10pm – Aim to arrive at Quorn & Woodhouse station
Buy train ticket (if not bought at Loughborough)
4:28pm – Return train to Loughborough (possibly last train!)
4:35pm – Arrive Loughborough
4:35pm to as late as you like – Great Central Beer Festival