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Perfect for a little Thomas the Tank fan!

We went today with our two year old and he loved it! He’s currently obsessed with Thomas the Tank... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
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Visited on a weekend, really interesting if you're a train fanatic. Worthwhile visiting if you're... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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Kings Gardens | Lower Promenade, Southport PR8 1QX, England
+44 1704 538001
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank maidenvoyager
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank LondonPartyBoiii
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank PaulB27August
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank philomena1955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TripAdvisor seems to think you can only be a couple or have children! Anyway I brought my elderly Dad here - it's an easy walk to get to, is flat, has lots of places to sit down and is actually good old fashioned fun! I...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and hubby called here for an hour whilst passing we have been a few times when the children were younger it's very well set out with lovely presented displays, children can do a quiz on the way round with a chance to win a...More

Thank julieann1kitten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our toddler to Southport for a day out on bank holiday. He absolutely loves trains so we thought we take him to the model village. Wow this place is great. He absolutely loves it in here. We went round about 4 times. Lots...More

Thank pete d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A day visit,we passed the Model Railway,we didn't enter,although i fancied doing,we saw the price of £15 for a family ticket,not saying it's steep but £10 would be better? maybe next time.

Thank steven b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a nice hour walking round twice (as we missed spotting Bob the first time round!) even tho it’s was cold and wet. The staff were great and showed us the trains close up before they were put onto the tracks. Having the quiz...More

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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