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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
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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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Strange place to find such an attraction

We visited Bekonscot Model Village as I had not been there since the early 1970's. I don't remember much of it from then, but it is a lovely place for children of all ages. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Barnet, Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Bekonscot Model Village as I had not been there since the early 1970's. I don't remember much of it from then, but it is a lovely place for children of all ages. It depicts so many fascinating scenes of daily life as it was many years ago. The wedding at the Church, the Morris Dancers, the mini cable... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic experience for kids and adults in this model village, alot of time and work has gone to make this village so lifelike and good to see many working attractions like trains, cable cars and a working coal mine, and they even have a thatched cottage catching fire. There is a cafe serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and cakes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderland! Life in 1930s England modelled in exquisite detail, set off by beautifully maintained planting. Around every corner in the path lay a new little model to marvel at. Reasonably priced for what it is, £17 for two adults and a child. A nice little cafe half way round that is by no means the rip off normally... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to visit with young children, although I feel that the £10.00 fee per adult is little high.

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Thank Jana S
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting Bekonscot for ages. It is fantastic and impresses people of all ages. Things are always changing so kids see something new every visit. It is exciting and thee are a broad range of activities for children. it is great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This model village is thousand times better than Bourton on Water model village. The intricacies of the models are too beautiful and accurate. The whole place is lined with model railroad which adds to its beauty and uniqueness. The toy train is a nice touch. A must see for miniature model enthusiasts, hobbyists and for family and kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible model village with several trains running throughout. Nice snack bar and play areas for the kids.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about an hour here yesterday - we're a couple with no kids. Highly enjoyable, lots of attention to detail and pretty nostalgic place to visit. Price is a bit steep for what it is, but we could see the kids absolutely loved it. A nice family place, and a bit of a British tourist spot but still enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely visit spoiled by entering the cafe. Very bad service. Toasted sandwich arrived after 45 minutes.....not Toasted.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with a friend and her daughter who is 6 and son who is aged four. We all thoroughly enjoyed our day there, the boy loved the model railway which runs all through the village and the girl was fascinated by all the houses especially the large one near the cafe into which you could see all the rooms which... More 

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