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Model Railway Village

Kings Gardens | Lower Promenade, Southport PR8 1QX, England
+44 1704 538001
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grandchildren love it

Southport has had a model railway for years - my children loved and now another generations is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
moiraellison
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Southport, United Kingdom
Miniature loveliness!

I thought I would be bored, but instead I was enchanted by the miniature characters and buildings... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Thriftphoto
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Kings Gardens | Lower Promenade, Southport PR8 1QX, England
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+44 1704 538001
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Southport has had a model railway for years - my children loved and now another generations is enjoying the magic of the miniature village.

Thank moiraellison
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I thought I would be bored, but instead I was enchanted by the miniature characters and buildings and of course the trains going to and fro. Lots to photograph if you are into photography. Not just for kids.

1  Thank Thriftphoto
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I went here a few years ago and I enjoyed my time there and went back there a couple weeks ago, wow what a change, the time has matured the village to make a great day out, cafe is very nice and my cuppa was...More

1  Thank Philip B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a real old fashioned family activity. I remember going somewhere very similar as a 6 year old over 50 years ago, and now I'm taking my grandkids! It's well maintained, with plenty of trains of all types running around the plot. Exciting for...More

Thank KFS50
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a good quick stop for an hour. £4.50 per adult. Kids under 3 are free. It's just about worth the entry price. There is really not much to see here but saying that most model villages are about this size from what I've...More

Thank krayziemike
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Visited in late October and had very good weather. Had a superb time, a really well run attraction. Loved the attention to detail, such as providing something to lean on to do the quiz - which was so much fun. The gardens are really well...More

Thank PSAllWhiteNow
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Hidden behind some large bushes, this really is a Gem, the wonder was walking about asking how we liked it, and explaining how everything worked, and how long it takes to construct everything. We spent a good hour walking around, taking photographs. They will even...More

Thank pildyboys
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We were on our way back to the hotel when we stumbled across this little gem of a place. We paid a minimul entrance fee and went in. Well when we got inside we were all blown away with the exhibit. Alot of thought had...More

Thank minionchris
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

On a day trip to Southport we visited the model railway village and were well impressed with the authenticity of the scaling, the fantastic interesting scenes, how tidy the whole area was and best of all how the place felt like a wee oasis of...More

1  Thank Christine B
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had a lovely walk round,very well kept area and lovey authentic feeling,my son loved the little trains and was great the way they stopped at the signals.The staff were all lovely too.

Thank Jeanette M
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Response from AndreaJ70 | Reviewed this property |
dogs are allowed on leads, but they are now closed until April
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