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!

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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!

We are Open

Saturday 16th February to Sunday 3rd November 2019

7 days a week
10.00am until 5.30pm daily

Enquiries call : 01494 672919

Toddler Takeover

Details of future toddler takeover mornings, when the Ed Shed becomes a toddler friendly zone. Free tea/coffee for all parents/carers

Make and Take Weekend

Colour and create a key ring as a special gift for Father’s Day. Sat 8th and Sunday 9th June between 10am and 4pm in the Ed Shed

Grants for local charities

Do you know of a charity or good cause local to Bekonscot that would benefit from a small grant?

Small grants for local charitable organisations

Each year The Roland Callingham Foundation offers small grants to organisations local to Bekonscot Model Village, to support charitable work in our community.

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

Model Railway

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Bekonscot’s historic Gauge 1 model railway was started in 1929 and has been updated continuously over the last 90 years.

Model Village

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

Light 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.