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Miniature Railway


Friends of Stapleford Miniature Railway


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


Stapleford Miniature Railway is a preserved 10 ¼" gauge steam railway running through nearly 2 miles of scenic parkland and celebrated its centenary in 2008.

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


  • 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