Get on board for a day full of fun, nostalgia, and adventure this Father’s Day at Great Central Railway where Dads travel for just £1 when accompanied by a paying child and make this Father’s Day one to remember.

Inclusive for all Father Figures, whether you’re exploring the vintage trains or enjoying the scenic journey or enjoying a treat at one of the station cafes or tearooms, this 16 June Dads can travel on the Great Central Railway for just £1 when accompanied by a paying child. And what’s more, children of all ages qualify. This includes both young children and those who are young at heart ensuring everyone can participate and enjoy a memorable day.

Malcolm Holmes, General Manager at GCR said: “What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with a day full of big boys’ toys! This is the first time we’ve offered Dads the opportunity to go for a quid and we’re really excited to welcome families and their father figures to experience all that the Great Central Railway has to offer. All the family are welcome, including the family dog so why not come down and join the fun.”

Ticket Options:

  • Children aged 3-15: Must purchase a Children’s Day Runabout Ticket.
  • Children aged 15+: Must purchase an Adult Day Runabout Ticket.

Simply add your ticket to your basket and during checkout, you will be able to add on a ‘Dads for a Quid’ ticket.

To find out more and to book your tickets visit

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