Fathers Day at the East Lancashire Railway

Dad’s the way to do it this Father’s Day at the ELR!

Whether that important person in your life loves to relax or likes their afternoon’s a little more action packed, the East Lancashire Railway has the perfect pressie for them this Father’s Day. From indulging in the finer things in life on a Dining with Distinction experience to getting some cracking pics on an expertly led Photography Course, or just enjoying a day out on a steam train, we’ve got a great selection of gifts for the father figure in your life.

Red Rose Diner Old Couple Eating

Red Rose Dining Experience

11, 24 June

Our Red Rose Diners are ideal for those looking for a taste of luxury. treat that special someone to a delicious evening four course meal with an unbeatable atmosphere. On arrival the family will be whisked to their reserved seats where they can relax whilst our wait staff take care of their every whim.

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Wine Tasting

17 June

If your father figure is into their wine then this experience is sure to get their tastebuds tingling. Whether they fancy a Shiraz or a Sauvignon, the drinks are perfectly paired with an indulgent four course meal. Lucky dads will dine surrounded by the splendour of our pristine carriages whilst learning about some of the world’s finest wines.

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Premium Night

25 June

Truly the ultimate fine dining experience, a premium night on the East Lancashire Railway is a black tie affair that your father figure will never forget. Prepare to be immersed in the glamour and sophistication of the golden age of steam travel, complete with red carpet welcome and a sparkling reception, as well as an incredible four course meal.

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Photography Course

Get Snap Happy

Let your old man unleash his creative side and embrace his inner artist on one of these guided Photography Experiences. Ideal for amateurs and veteran shutterbugs alike, the photographer will get up close and personal with the locomotives on this day long, behind the scenes tour, affording him the opportunity to get the perfect shot.

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Dads Day Out

If your family has a fondness for finding hidden treasures and exploring, then why not just board a train and see where you end up. There are plenty of things to discover in the Irwell Valley, including kid friendly museums and art galleries, olde worlde real ale houses, fantastically fine dining and much more! Why not get started with one of our carefully designed itineraries.

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LYR/LNWR Merger Centenary Weekend

18 – 19 June

Who doesn’t love a steam train or two? Bring dad along to see two members of the East Lancashire Railway’s steam fleet, 752/51456 and 52322. These engines will be running together to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the merger of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway and the LNWR. An auspicious way to celebrate Father’s Day!

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Sunday Lunch Family

Dad-tastic Gift Vouchers

Still struggling to pick the ideal gift got your father? Purchase one of our gift vouchers and let them choose whatever they want at their leisure. Activity vouchers can be redeemed against any of our events and activities, including Dining, Photography Experiences and even special events!

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