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West Cork Model Railway Village

Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:00
Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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A gem

This is a lovely place to visit for both young and old. Lots to do and see for everyone. Kids had... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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a charming experience for young and old

The model village with its many trains passing through tunnels and into stations of reconstructed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doolin, 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...more
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Inchydoney Road, Clonakilty P85 HR26, Ireland
+353 23 883 3224
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All reviews west cork indoor play area train trip gift shop choo choo attention to detail trains running railway village treasure hunt old west charles fort small kids few hours a nice touch young children couple of hours lovely place
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The model village with its many trains passing through tunnels and into stations of reconstructed towns in the vicinity held the children's interest but also filled in a lot of history for adults. The remote control boats were a great hit, the playground good fun...More

Thank CMBernadette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter her husband myself and my 23 month old grandson went for the day the sun was shining it was quite quiet which was lovely .my grandson loved running to see the trains he adored the outside play area and had the indoor play...More

Thank Sc0ttie30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little Ken just outside Clonakilty. Nice historical venue and even the kids loved the miniature towns and train. Main train ride is educational to the location

1  Thank tony f
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great activity to do with younger kids, they have boats, coffee, playgrounds, etc is all well presented and thought out. Will be back

Thank Laurberto17
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Model Railway Village is one of our family favourites. It's really quant and the children love it. Each time we come there's a new "treasure hunt" and the addition of the model boats really added to the place. The restaurant is lovely and the...More

1  Thank EllmuCork
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to the model railway. It was perfect for our buggy and my 10month old was kept entertained by all the trains and bright colours of the model towns. It was perfectly safe for my little 2 year old to walk around...More

Thank rubylass
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit for both young and old. Lots to do and see for everyone. Kids had a ball searching for the little penguins

1  Thank Carraiglodge
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great way to spend an hour of the day that will entertain the kids.The new addition of the model boats that kids can drive is very good. Take the train tour of the town as well as this will give you an idea of what...More

Thank dg7827
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We went with a large group of our family members with ages ranging from 2yrs to 50yrs and everybody enjoyed it! The attention to detail was outstanding and it completely enthralled the children. They loved the remote controlled boats, the excitement of finding trains and...More

Thank MollyConnolly
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the model railway twice on our recent visit to Clon! Our 2 year old is train mad and he was in heaven at the model railway! The staff are extremely friendly and at the time we visited there was a treasure hunt to...More

Thank LittleBrickHouse
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