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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Until this week, it's been years since we've been to Bekonscot. Kids enjoy the visit and great value for a family trip. You walk in and it doesn't seem like a huge place, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Chesham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Until this week, it's been years since we've been to Bekonscot. Kids enjoy the visit and great value for a family trip. You walk in and it doesn't seem like a huge place, but there's simply so much to see. You could walk round for days and keep discovering things you'd never seen before.

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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Our daughters visited Bekonscot when they were much younger and couldn't remember much, using their Blue Peter badge free entry pass, they were fascinated with the scale of detail. A new circus with acrobats and race course has been added to the collection. Was nice to see photographic evidence of HRH (then) Princess Elizabeth visiting model village as a youngster.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

Small area and some parts are under reconstructions so were unable to view them. Had to pay little extra on the top of your entrance for all the facilities, which were really poor in terms of use of time and interest for children. Their coffee shops serves dried out, old food, which should not be eaten! Very disappointing experience !

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This model village is a lot bigger than I remember it being. I came as a child, and have just taken my toddler along, and he absolutely loved it. He was fascinated by it all, especially the trains that run around the complex, and he enjoyed playing on the Children's Play Area. There is plenty for children to look at... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We have been to Bekonscot many times with my grandchildren and it never fails to delight and impress us all, The model Railway plus the exhibitions and café are all brilliant. Thankyou.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was my third visit to Bekonscot in about 25 years and it gets better all the time with new exhibits. It is like stepping back in time to another world for an hour. The whole facility was very clean and well maintained. The exhibits are beautifully constructed and there is great attention to detail. Our 2 year old grandson... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We loved it! I think it's a beautifully laid out model village. Very young children might not appreciate it as much as grown ups. But there's a lot to do, there's a train which costs £1 on top of the entry ticket, (wish they'd include that in the price) there's a play area, a cafe. A lovely afternoon spent there.... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We've been three times now with our son. The model village itself is wonderful. Even on an empty day it takes a good hour or so to go round if you spot all the little details, follow the trains around and the like. And then you can go round again and see the things you missed the first time around.... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Great time, super exciting for kids and you have a great couple hours to enjoy. Model village is very real and with a cafe and play area too you can take your time and have fun. Bring your camera!

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London, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I have a fond childhood memory, perhaps 4 or 5 years old for a model village in southsea. I was very surprised and delighted to have found Bekonscot Model Village. I particularly enjoyed its lighting up at nightfall. Its not that far out from the busy rush of London. Its well worth a visit and family friendly.

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