Our Visit to Bekonscot Model Village

Long before becoming a mum I would daydream about places I would take my children in the future, many of those being places I had enjoyed myself as a child. Today was one of those days where another of my little mini-dreams came true as we visited Bekonscot Model Village.

Everything went to plan and it was so enjoyable. We meandered through the village – with so much to take in, the boys were in awe a lot of the time! I think their favourite part was seeing the trains running alongside them and in and out of the tunnels.

The simple thing of taking a picnic meant we avoided waiting and queuing for suitable food. We just sat down and ate when we were ready. There was even a picnic storage area on the way in, to save carrying around a large bag.


The paths are narrow, so you’re probably best without a buggy if possible. Double buggies wouldn’t be very easy to use at all.

As well as seeing the village on foot, for £1 per passenger you can ride the miniature railway. There is also a playground with equipment suitable for all ages.


Toilets and baby change facilities available

Parking: There is no designated car park for the village itself, but there are two car parks a short walk away. Try the car park towards the end of Warwick Road, or behind St Teresa’s Church.

Opening Times:  10:00am – 5:30pm daily, until season ends on 28th October 2018

Tickets: £10.00 per adult (£11 with Gift Aid)

£6.00 per Child aged 2-15 (£6.60 with Gift Aid)

Under 2s go free

See the website for further details


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