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!

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

Make and Take Weekend

Sat 6th – Mon 8th April.
Join us in the Ed Shed to make a pop-up Easter card.
10am – 4pm

Easter at Bekonscot

Join us for Easter entertainment throughout the school holiday and over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

2019 School Visits

For our 2019 season we will be introducing new workshops and Resource Sacks for our visiting schools.

Work with Us

Come and work at Bekonscot. We have vacancies for part-time seasonal staff in our tea room and souvenir shop. 

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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Come and see the extensive Gauge 1 model 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!

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.