Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Friday 30th September 2022 and Saturday 1st October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

Other Memories from Trentham

I can remember this colonnade with a huge statue of one of the Dukes of Sutherland at one end, and by which doors led in the late 50's early 60's into an amusement arcade with flip ball machines, pinball machines etc...a great place if it was wet or cold to spend an hour or two.

I can remember next to one of the swings shown close to the lake in this picture, was a flight of steps which was fenced off and at the bottom was a door. Does anyone know what this was - was it just a storeroom - or as I was once told - a passage way leading underground to the still remaining entrance of the demolished hall via the bank on the left of the Italian gardens? There was supposed to be a ...see more

I remember travelling many times on this train; the two engines were called Golspie and Dunrobin - areas in Sutherland. I believe their ancestral Home was Dunrobin Castle at Golspie, hence the names for these engines. I remember at the far end of the lake having to get off and reverse the seats for the return journey, while the engine changed ends. I often wonder what happened to the two engines when ...see more

In the 1960's I was a ticket conductor on this train. Jack Goldstone was the driver and we took people from the gardens to the pool. Today there's no way I would be allowed to work on the railway because of health and safety concerns. We had to stand on a running board by the side of the carriages hang on with one hand and take money and issue tickets with the other while the train reached speeds of 20 - 30mph. ...see more

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