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Model Railway Village

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Address: Kings Gardens | Lower Promenade, Southport PR8 1QX, England
Phone Number: 44 01704 538001
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Charming model railway

Pros: -Friendly and helpful staff. -Children's paper-based quiz (pencil provided) -Cafe - I had a latte and muffin. Indoor and outdoor seating. High chair for toddlers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Pros: -Friendly and helpful staff. -Children's paper-based quiz (pencil provided) -Cafe - I had a latte and muffin. Indoor and outdoor seating. High chair for toddlers. Children's play area. -Well kept gardens. -Footpath is marked with directional arrows. -Benches. -Features numerous trains (with sound effects). It also features models of houses, farms, a castle, bridges, a river and tunnels. Cons:... More 

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warrington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Really top quality model railway, set out in the open air, with meandering gardens. The tracks, trains and buildings are excellent. Try the free quiz board and spot different items on your way round. Small cafe sit in or outside and clean toilets near entrance exit. Well worth a visit, recommended.

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liverpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Excellent day out with the children. Cafe facilities and toilets. Located on side of lake. A must if you are visiting southport with ghe children

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This model railway is fun for both young and old. it is well set out and has lots of little stations and villages .A meandering walk around and lot of benches to sit and watch the trains go by. A quiz paper is given out at the start for children old and young to find different things dotted about.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I took my son today (aged 2) who loves trains. We absolutely loved it. Was nice walk around the railway village doing the quiz. Would recommend to all train lovers

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Visited with my daughter and granddaughter (aged 2) as a fathers day treat. Haven't been before but did go when in its previous location years ago. Although drizzling we thoroughly enjoyed the visit and Dad enjoyed the quiz with the help of granddaughter. The whole site is well maintained, clean and tidy. We'll be back on a sunny day.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

was a very good day and educational too. Had a good quiz to keep the kids occupied. weather was fine, mayu not be such a good day if the weather wasn't as good though.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Take a pair of fifty something adults and let them loose at the model railway - what do you get? Big smiles! It was a bitterly cold wind and the model railway village looked like it might offer a bit of shelter, it did. We were handed a clipboard with a list of things to look for and a quiz... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Spent a very pleasant couple of hours at this little attraction. Thoroughly enjoyed by the children in our party (2 and 5) and worth a second walk around to spot things you missed on the first lap. Friendly and helpful lady on reception who made our party feel very welcome. Reasonably priced drinks available. We found Bob too!

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Interesting for a one off visit but rather over priced. It is the same year in year out, so unless you are mad about the trains you wouldnt really go more than once. the grounds are nice, but it is not as nice as other model villages I have visited. There is a sheet with a trail for children to... More 

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Address: Kings Gardens | Lower Promenade, Southport PR8 1QX, England
Phone Number: 44 01704 538001
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport

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