Bekonscot Model Village, Beaconsfield

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Holding the title for oldest original model village in the world, Bekonscot Model Village captures life in 1930s England. Spanning 0.75 hectares (1.8 acres) of landscaped gardens, this property includes six model villages, an extensive model railway, and a ride-on railway. The village tearoom serves homemade food and warm drinks, or you can pack your own picnic. Take the train from London to avoid the crowded parking lots. All proceeds of the attraction are donated to charity. Plan to see Bekonscot Model Village and other attractions that appeal to you using our Beaconsfield trip itinerary maker app .
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  • Driving through Bekonsfield we saw the brown signs to model village so we stopped and parked in the car park which is off of the waitrose car park and followed the footpath signs to model village. It'...  more »
  • Lovely place Not to big you probably need about a hour and half to have a good look around. Children's play area Cafe and ice cream van on site A train that takes you around the beginning of the park ...  more »
  • This whole site is a work of art. The only caveat would be;- don't plan to spend more than a about two and a half hours here, as the place is not that large.Also, avoid rush hour on the M25 there and ...  more »
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  • Would have been nice for a sunny day. Even through the typical April drizzle it still made for a fun day out. The original model village, Bekonscot has everything you could want - puns, model railway, ride-on miniature railway, a selection of suitably idyllic village settings. When we went there was even an Easter bunny hunt. Decent price for a family of five and the free parking at the church over the road was the icing on the very small model cake.
  • My favorite place as a kid. I remember my grand parents bringing me. Took my kids and I enjoyed it just the same on our trip from the United States. I wanted to come here since we were visiting England and it did not disappoint.
  • A delightful afternoon out with a 2-year-old in tow. The model village is extensive, beautifully crafted and full of little jokes and details. There's a small but well thought out playground with slides of varying height and challenge, a cafe with some very nice fresh sandwiches and a miniature train that takes you on a 5-minute journey (costs £1:00). We had a lovely day and I thoroughly recommend this delightful place for a family afternoon.
  • Great family day out. Kids love looking though the windows to see what is going on inside the buildings. The train track throughout the village is amazing and an envy of many. Very cheaply priced with ample free parking. An amazing layout with so much to see.
  • Very nice, pleasant family afternoon out. Bit pricey overall and the ride-on train was a let down. The model village is really good with lots to see and it has a nice small playpark and a good cafe. Overall a nice way to spend a few hours.
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