Melton Mowbray Victorian Christmas Fayre

7029 Clun Castle & 6233 Duchess of Sutherland “Top & Tailed”

Sunday 5th December 2021

Vintage Trains returns to Melton Mowbray for the annual Victorian Christmas Fayre, a slice of Dickensian Britain with Victorian stalls, street urchins, Santa’s Grotto, street theatre, brass bands and much more – in fact something for everyone. Passengers will have approximately five hours to explore the town before we return to Tyseley.

Joining arrangements

Board at Tyseley Locomotive Works (limited pre-booked free car parking available avoiding Birmingham’s congestion charge), Coleshill Parkway and Nuneaton. The return journey will drop-off at both stations.

Seating Arrangements

Seating is available in  “Bubbles” of two or four Pullman Cars and Open Coaches. Private Compartments for six people are also available. You will be seated at tables of two or four or in a Private Compartment in your selected Coach according to your booking. You will not be allocated specific seats.

Boarding Card

A boarding card confirming your booking details and allocated coach will be emailed to you upon completion of your booking. Please print this boarding card to access the train. Separate tickets are not issued.

Final Details and Timings

Final details and timings will be published on this web page  7 – 10 days prior to the date of the train.

Book Seats

Step One
Select Class of Travel

Step Two
Select Coach

Step Three
Select Number of Passengers in Bubble

Step Four
Complete Details

Step  Five


Select the station from which you intend to join the train

Meals are included in Pullman and Club Class. If you would prefer a vegetarian option please indicate Number of Vegetarian Meals Required

Passengers who require assistance to travel should contact us at to discuss their requirements prior to booking.