Bekonscot Model Village and Railway — a great family day out near London

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Family Day Out near Beaconsfield

Come and visit the world's oldest and original model village


Come & visit our brand new Education centre!

Family Day Out in Bucks

So much to see and do!

Family Day Out near Beaconsfield

Bekonscot boasts the ultimate, historic & famous Gauge 1 line!

Family Day Out in Chilterns

See our train ride, play area, remote controlled boats & gift shop

Family Day Out Chilterns

A fantastic family day out & great for schools and birthdays too!

Opening Times & Tickets

We are open 7 days a week until Sunday 28th October 2018

Opening times: 10am-5.30pm daily.

Enquiries call : 01494 672919


Unfortunately we are no longer participating in the Tesco voucher scheme. We will continue to accept any paper vouchers that have already been obtained through their website.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

New for 2018!

We are pleased to announce our new Education Centre will be open from 10th February 2018 with activities and information about the history of Bekonscot and life in the 1930s. Find out more here…

Come and have a giant adventure in a minature world!

Family Day Out in Beaconsfield, Bucks, ChilternsBekonscot Model Village & Railway is the world’s oldest & original model village, opening for the first time in 1929. With over 80 years of history, huge model railway, 1.5 acres of well kept gardens and finely detailed model buildings Bekonscot is a great day out for everyone.

Stuck in a 1930s time warp, see England how it used to be, & discover a wonderful little world tucked away from the hustle & bustle of everyday life.

Please note: Only assistance dogs are allowed in the village.

Things to see and do at Bekonscot Model Village

Miniature Railway

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Come and see the Gauge 1 miniature railway that was started in 1929 and has been updated continuously for 80 years.

Model Village

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Bekonscot Model Village actually comprises of six little towns stuck in a 1930s timewarp. Each with its own character!

Ride On Railway

Family Day Out Chilterns

Come and take a trip on the Bekonscot Light Railway! Running every day in the open season departing every few minutes.


Family Day Out Beaconsfield

Take a wander through our extensive gardens with over 3,000 shrubs & trees expertly trimmed to be in scale with our buildings.

Small Charitable Grants to Local Organisations

The Foundation is keen to hear from organisations local to Beaconsfield which undertake charitable activities and which might benefit from a small grant.