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Bekonscot Model Village

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Address: Warwick Road, Beaconsfield HP9 2PL, England
Phone Number: 01494 672919
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Description: Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is the world’s oldest original model...
Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is the world’s oldest original model village. Set in Beaconsfield, just outside of London we are a popular day attraction for people of all ages.It was opened in 1929 and it’s a great place to bring the family and stomp around like giants! There are six model towns, a huge Gauge 1 model garden railway, ride-on railway, remote-controlled boats, castles, lakes and industries in 1.5 acres of award-winning gardens.It's a great family day out, and it's your chance to be a giant in a miniature land of adventure, hidden away in a 1930s timewarp. It’s a big day out full of really nice small things and we'd love to see you soon!
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The child within you will get super excited!

An absolutely awesome place with a minature of everything.. Kids below the age of 2 can go in free. You can check out the latest entry fares on their website. They have a car park... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

An absolutely awesome place with a minature of everything.. Kids below the age of 2 can go in free. You can check out the latest entry fares on their website. They have a car park just 2 mins walk away. It's a pay and park service. Once you enter and buy the tickets, you first see a miniature working train... More 

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London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Having been a few times when i was younger, it was lovely to go back years later. We caught for a lovely sunny day, so nice to have places like this so local to us

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Burnham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

At Bekonskot model village you can experience a quiet old fashioned experience far removed from the razzmatazz of theme parks. Wander along path between villages, street, school and get a sense of being in England at it's best - but in miniature. Hear church bells, watch trains go by, fairgrounds and ports, quarries , cricket matches. For the total England... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

What an amazing place. Had a friend to stay with a 4 year old and didn't know where to take them. A friend suggested Beckonscott. I have lived only few miles away for years and never visited. Cheap to visit but OMG what a Gem. The attention to details was fantastic. We walked round once, had some lunch there and... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We visited on the Spring Holiday in May with our grandchildren. The model village was excellent and much as I remembered it from my childhood. It was well maintained and there was a lot to discover. No issues there. However, the catering was average, and that's being pretty charitable. At one in the afternoon, there were no sandwiches at all... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Decided we would stay in Beaconsfield after dropping our son off at Heathrow airport. Prior to going to our hotel we paid a visit to this wonderful model village. We got there just before it opened & even though it was Bank Holiday Monday it wasn't overly packed in the morning. Had a decent breakfast which was just £5 each... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I have been wanting to visit here for quite some time and decided to do the 50 minute car journey with my daughter one Sunday morning. As delightful as the model village is it is a very short experience and one that is considerably over priced! There is no interaction from the staff unless you visit the coffee shop which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We visited Bekonscot today with our grandchildren, aged 2 and 4 years. It was their second visit, and our first. They loved it, and the younger one was absolutely mesmerised by the trains. It was wonderful - great attention to detail so that we were constantly spotting new things covering every aspect of life in 1930's England. This is a... More 

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West London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Bekonscot is fascinating to children of all ages as they discover all the houses, inhabitants and features of the model village for themselves in a safe environment. Beautifully modelled and maintained, it is a delight to adults as well. Good facilities, including café and picnic area. Definitely take your camera!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Had a lovely visit to the Model Village. Wonderful place and a "must see" if you are visiting Beaconsfield. Great exhibits, created a long time ago. Awesome to understand the Queen visited the Model Village years ago. Do think it is a little expensive.

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