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  • Roundhouse Closure

    The Roundhouse will be closed to the general public on the weekend of 11th and 12th May as we make final preparations for the Rail Ale Festival. The Roundhouse will also be closed on Sunday 19th May for the big clear up after the Festival. The Roundhouse will be open as usual on the weekend of 25th and 26th May. Tickets for the Rail Ale Festival are still available and can be purchased from

  • Halloween at Barrow Hill


    Halloween Escape Train - Join the Battle Against the Witch of Chaos! 28th-29th October Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey to thwart the Witch of Chaos and restore harmony to our world? This Halloween, the Witch of Chaos is set to return to the Roundhouse and her intentions are more sinister than ever before. With her ghoulish allies by her side, she plans to unearth the hidden crystals aboard a mysterious train, and if she succeeds the world as we know it will be plunged into eternal darkness.

  • Garden Railway Show

    Five portable railway layouts featuring model locomotives operating on live steam. Over 30 suppliers of all the best in garden railway equipment – large scale model locomotives, rolling stock, track, […]