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West Cork Model Railway Village

Inchydoney Road, Clonakilty P85 HR26, Ireland
+353 23 883 3224
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Little gem of a place

We were here on Tuesday 17 July and arrived just as 1 of the trains were about to head off. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kelly G
via mobile
2 adults + 3 small kids... really enjoyed it

Models were excellent, the Clonakilty church one really stood out. Would love to have had time to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TheFlyer9
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Cork, Ireland
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As Ireland's only Model Village, the West Cork Model Railway Village in Clonakilty, Co. Cork is a fully scaled handmade model of the old West Cork Railway Line with fully working trains and the towns that the railway served during the 1940s. Take a spin on our iconic Road Train through the beautiful town of Clonakilty. Indoor and outdoor play areas. Relax and enjoy a cup of coffee/tea in our cafe or visit our Gift Shop in an authentic train carriage.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Inchydoney Road, Clonakilty P85 HR26, Ireland
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+353 23 883 3224
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were here on Tuesday 17 July and arrived just as 1 of the trains were about to head off. The lady kindly held the train so we could have the trip before exploring the Model Village. Our 3 kids really enjoyed the tour and...More

Thank Kelly G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Models were excellent, the Clonakilty church one really stood out. Would love to have had time to visit more of the places covered. The tour of Clonakilty on the 'train' spotting the animals was very good also, although most were very hard to spot from...More

Thank TheFlyer9
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids loved it here has indoor play area aswel lovely walk around outside my kids loved following the trains especially loved the train drive around the town

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is cute. My seven year old son made a friend here and really enjoyed it. I liked the little train ride through town.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Between Clonakilty and Inchydoney. Well worth the entrance fee. All of us well impressed at the small scale replicas of the surrounding towns. Small scale trains running all the time. Can also steer some boats on a lake. Lovely snack restaurant, childrens playroom and gift...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 3 small kids. I’m not sure what they are selling here. If it’s the model villages then my gang had zero interest (being honest neither did I ). If it’s the small trains that chug around the place and the remote control boats...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully crafted model villages with miniature trains running between them. Great care and attention has been given to create a mesmerising landscape. It does make you nostalgic for days gone by and wish Cork still had a fully functioning train service running to all the...More

Thank catherine c
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must for tourist and local people, The Town models and railways are very detailed. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. 5 star. Larry

Thank colmBlackrock
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is wonderful to find beautiful places like this . The model villages and little train lines are beautifully looked after and the fun ride on the road train alone is worth the price of entry. It’s very sad to see horrible reviews from Americans!!...More

Thank jackiellis
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Makes you wish for the railway's return to West Cork. This is a must see spot which portrays villages of West Cork when they were served by trains.

Thank 240Brendac
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