We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Exmouth Model Railway - CLOSED

Queens Drive, Exmouth EX8 2AY, England
+44 1395 278383
Review Highlights
Sadly no more!

The train carriage restaurant is now, sadly, closed. I say this not because of the excellence of... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2015
Exmouth, United Kingdom
Its Gone

What used to be a great location for a cup of tea etc. is no more , boarded up and ready for the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2015
paul b
Exmouth, United Kingdom
Read all 45 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
This business is closed due to the area being redeveloped
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
16 Dec 2015
“Sadly no more!”
27 Oct 2015
“Its Gone”
Queens Drive, Exmouth EX8 2AY, England
Reviews (45)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 16 December 2015

The train carriage restaurant is now, sadly, closed. I say this not because of the excellence of its cuisine, nor service, but because it was a landmark on Exmouth Seafront; something different, something unique, something lost and soon to become a building site in the...More

Thank UmLittlePlums
Reviewed 27 October 2015

What used to be a great location for a cup of tea etc. is no more , boarded up and ready for the bulldozer.

Thank paul b
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I remember visiting the Exmouth Model Railway as a small boy in the early 1970s and being amazed by what was at the time the world's largest 00-gauge model railway. I recently visited it again, after hearing that the site is to be redeveloped and...More

Thank Cliff S
Reviewed 14 September 2015

convenient place to stop for lunch but was surprised at the London prices for a bacon butty! £3.50 for a soft roll and a slice and a half of bacon.... come on!

Thank Pat d
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We had a lovely coffee and tea cake in the railway carriage. The waiting staff were very freindly,served very quick.Makes nice change from the usual cafe.

Thank 132sazzyp
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I am sorry to learn that the Exmouth Model Railway has now had to close because its site on the sea front is being redeveloped. However I did visit it in August 2014, when a series of unfortunate events occurred during my visit, as described...More

2  Thank mrbnottm
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Gigantic model railway in OO/HO scale which regrettably, at this late time of writing, I believe has closed. You have really missed something if you are a model railway fanatic ;-((

2  Thank DeeMarshian
Reviewed 18 May 2015

this model railway is massive, I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw it. It's a little dated but is reasonably priced and the staff very happy to answer any questions you have, a wonderful way to spend an hour or so

1  Thank Renate T
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Being a model railway buff, and owning a small layout, dead jealous of the layout at Exmouth. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Gatman2014
Reviewed 4 February 2015

I once visited this place on a whim and had never seen a model railway. After visiting I loved this place. Shame it's now been forced to close

3  Thank Martin T
Nearby Restaurants
646 reviews
.99 km away
Brasserie 16 at Devoncourt Resort
408 reviews
.35 km away
Millers Restaurant
541 reviews
1.19 km away
Bumble and Bee
349 reviews
1.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
Exmouth Beach
1,214 reviews
.15 km away
Exmouth & Orcombe Point Walk
137 reviews
.67 km away
Manor Park Gardens
66 reviews
1.24 km away
Exmouth Lifeboat Station
28 reviews
.12 km away