Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

Tourist Attractions

If you're looking for a unique and fun day out, then look no further than Bekonscot Model Village & Railway. Located in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, this miniature village is the oldest and largest model village in the world. It is a must-see attraction for any visitor to the area.

The model village was created in 1929 by local businessman, Roland Callingham, who wanted to create a miniature version of the town he lived in. He built the village in his garden and it has been open to the public since then.

The model village is made up of seven miniature towns, each with its own railway station, shops, houses, churches, and other buildings. There are also several lakes, rivers, and canals, as well as a miniature golf course. The village is home to over 300 model buildings, including a castle, a windmill, and a lighthouse.

The model railway is the highlight of the village. It is a 1/12th scale model of the Great Western Railway, with over two miles of track. The railway is operated by a team of volunteers and is open to the public every Sunday. Visitors can ride the train around the village and watch as it passes through the miniature towns.

The village also has a number of other attractions, including a model farm, a museum, and a children's play area. There are also a number of events held throughout the year, including a model railway show, a vintage car rally, and a summer fete.

Bekonscot Model Village & Railway is a great day out for all the family. It is a unique and fascinating attraction that is sure to delight visitors of all ages. Whether you're looking for a fun day out or a unique experience, Bekonscot Model Village & Railway is the perfect place to visit.


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