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Miniature Railway


Friends of Stapleford Miniature Railway


Stapleford Park, The Old Forge Yard,
Stapleford Road,
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire,
LE14 2SF


With nearly 2 mile of scenic track, the one fifth scale SMR is home to the East African 31 class 2-8-4 oil burning loco superb scale British LMS Jubilee and GWR Saint and the mighty NYC Niagara and NKP Berkshire American locos as well as the Curwen Warship Diesel and Curwen Atlantic.

Open to the public on 2 weekends each year for charity.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Jun Open Weekend
Sat 25 - Mon 27 Aug Open Weekend


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop



See location of Stapleford Miniature Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 810182  Lat: 52.75535 Long: -0.80124

Stapleford Park is 4 miles east of Melton just off the B676, Saxby road. Follow the brown tourist signs around the area to Stapleford Park Hotel and then pick up the local parking signs to the railway.

Parking: free