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Fort Victoria Model Railway

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Very good but tired

We enjoyed our visit to see the many layouts on show. They are heavily biased towards European... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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A little model treasure...

Old school model railway, kids loved it & spent ages looking for all the hidden secrets - a bull... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2019
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Fort Victoria Westhill Lane | Norton, Yarmouth PO41 0RR, England
+44 1983 761553
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to see the many layouts on show. They are heavily biased towards European displays and the whole thing could do with a good clean. Sadly the owners are trying to sell the business.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank elsmitty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Need to maintain such lovely and beautiful asset for future generations Really wonderful place for kids and families

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kpanthula
Reviewed August 11, 2019

It costs £5 to get in but you will find that you stare at the layouts, finding little charming details that make this very special. A must for model railway buffs.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

It’s just about ok value for 15 quid for family of 4...although it’s debatable. In half an hour you’ve probably seen it all. Staff grunmpy. My 4 year old made the mistake of shifting his viewing stool with his foot, rather than picking it up....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

I've passed this place several times in the past without going in as it doesn't look particularly exciting from the outside. Today I went it. Wow, what I've been missing. Lots and lots and lots of modelling details, and plenty of train activity (you have...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

Old school model railway, kids loved it & spent ages looking for all the hidden secrets - a bull getting a parking ticket.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank PDChappers
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Very disappointed, we have seen this advertised all over the island a thought we would visit,could have walked round the whole fort in a matter a minutes.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank agycy
Reviewed May 23, 2019

May 2019, This may be the last session of the opening of this much-loved attraction the owner is seeking to retire and the business will be sold or the layouts be broken down. So get along and support this cracking little venture while you can...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank ThecheckerNewcastle
Reviewed May 14, 2019

We've tried to visit this attraction at Victoria near Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight at least four times but have never found it open. Sorry guys ...we've tried ! We'll try again when we re-visit Norton Grange again in September.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Foxy481
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Always visit when I come to the IoW. I love the details - it's no longer just about watching the trains but trying to find all the hidden details (man in a hole, a lady being painted, a man hailing a taxi etc) It will...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Ann U
July 9, 2017|
Response from tonrey | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There is no fee for parking when we went. However, all the attractions have an entry fee. You can buy a "group" ticket that gives you a reduced price for entering 2 or 3 attractions or you can just visit the attraction... More
David Albert C
August 15, 2016|
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Response from 88tuffy | Reviewed this property |
I used the sat nav so it was easy