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It’s a shame

We enjoyed a king walk in the area and were tempted to go in here as it looked interesting. However... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Durham, United Kingdom
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Solo visit this time

Lovely to be welcomed back again, for a solo visit this time. My husband was enquired after as soon... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Kings Gardens | Lower Promenade, Southport PR8 1QX, England
+44 1704 538001
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All reviews bob the builder trains running quiz sheet prize draw round the site train enthusiast walked around small cafe family ticket couple of hours little boy all ages children love little gem worth a visit staff were very friendly value for money
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a king walk in the area and were tempted to go in here as it looked interesting. However unfortunately it was closed. But will try to visit again from April.

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank olibot
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Lovely to be welcomed back again, for a solo visit this time. My husband was enquired after as soon as I arrived! Really enjoyed going around once doing the quiz, having a hot chocolate and then going around again to take more photos

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AndreaJ70
Reviewed 20 October 2018

This attraction is situated within the lovely setting of kings Gardens along South port's beautiful and elegant promenade. I would say bring a camera with you so you can capture wonderful memories of this lovely model railway village. I have enjoyed many visits to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 3 October 2018

One of the best model Villedge we been to, the grandkids love it we been on sunny days and the boys spend hours just sitting watching the trains go round. you can take a picnic its only small but a couple of hours to go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Had a lovely afternoon last Saturday, It has been very well planned being very sheltered with lots of seating for you to relax which gives it a very calming feeling. Enjoyed the quiz and the owners Jean & Roy are there to make sure you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mrs Annette L
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We went today with our two year old and he loved it! He’s currently obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine, so this fitted the bill. The attention to detail of the model village houses and shops is incredible. The staff were welcoming and we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maidenvoyager
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Visited on a weekend, really interesting if you're a train fanatic. Worthwhile visiting if you're in or around Southport for sure.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Conveniently located near the green and the promenade. The attraction isn't cheap, but offers a welcome alternative to the pubs and restaurants. The owners have cleverly created a game that will instill a little fun for the kids

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank PaulB27August
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Ok, I think I know about railways and model trains and went in with a "this will be really kiddyfied" event. But no. Its an amazing set up with lovely gardens as well as the well created model villages and trains. Everything is in scale....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Heandher
Reviewed 14 September 2018

My husband and I visited this model Village on Wednesday. It is beautifully laid out, with great attention to detail in the models and the figures. We absolutely loved it, and the trains running around added to the enjoyment. We had a lovely chat with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank philomena1955
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29 September 2018|
Response from Heandher | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid I don’t know. I was a visitor to the area. Ask at the tourist office I suggest.
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16 March 2018|
Response from thenobster58 |
I went yesterday and did not notice any sit on rides, however do not let that put you off visiting. My four year old and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit.
26 August 2016|
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Response from AndreaJ70 | Reviewed this property |
dogs are allowed on leads, but they are now closed until April