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Bekonscot Model Village

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Trip down memory lane!

I haven't been here since I was a child and even in the pouring rain, it did not disappoint... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chloë G
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A miniature must

Always worth visiting this delightful model village, and if your going by train it's only a short... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Warwick Road, Beaconsfield HP9 2PL, England
+44 1494 672919
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I haven't been here since I was a child and even in the pouring rain, it did not disappoint! Wonderful trip down memory lane and fascinating for my 8 year old to see a snapshot of what life was like in the 1930s. The quiz...More

Thank Chloë G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always worth visiting this delightful model village, and if your going by train it's only a short walk from the station. The attention to detail is excellent, you have to walk round a few times as there's always things you miss. The kids love watching...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was last here 50 years ago and am happy to return with a 3 year old who was fascinated with the exhibits. A great 2 hours spent walking around the models in mid week.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been to few model villages in UK and Holland. This one is one of the best. It has a small railway which you can ride and takes you around some parts of the park. The village itself is so detailed and grownups were...More

Thank Farrokh H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My eldest was bored at home, so I recommended to come try this place out with my younger ones, as I haven’t been here since I was young myself. Ahh how it felt good to go back to my childhood days, it was amazing there,...More

Thank kizza2693
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place. Kids loved it. Very relaxing and refreshing. The kids train and the model trains were super cool.

Thank hi4rahul
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very unusual place to visit. Charmingly old fashioned and lovingly maintained. My wife said that it is like seeing all of Britain in one place. There is a little train ride around part of the grounds, which is fun and worth every penny of...More

Thank quickbrownfox999
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Bekonscot a number of times as a child and now as a father with my own family. It retains a lovely old fashioned charm. The detail in the models makes them really interesting, but they are also continually developed which retains...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my just 5 niece who rated it the best place I'd ever taken her. The models are fun, and she enjoyed the puny names. And if you look carefully there are many visual jokes and fun bits. Examples - The man falling off...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have travelled from Australia, my partner had seen a show in Australia about this village, so we had to come and see for ourselves. It did not disappoint at all. The detail and work that has been given to the village, you can tell...More

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gemma i
June 12, 2018|
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Response from Richard A | Reviewed this property |
Two hours max
May 19, 2018|
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
There are picnic tables on a small grassed area and a cafe. There is room to keep your buggy with you around the village. There is also a good play area.
April 4, 2018|
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Response from Babs H | Reviewed this property |
Went today, there was a lady with a mobility scooter there. It was a small one mind & it was very busy. Could be a little difficult on the narrow bits but she managed fine. Plus she was smiling all the way round. Go and... More