Bekonscot Model Village, Beaconsfield

4.6
#1 of 10 in Things to do in Beaconsfield
Holding the title for oldest original model village in the world, Bekonscot Model Village captures life in 1930s England. Spanning 0.75 hectares (1.8 acres) of landscaped gardens, this property includes six model villages, an extensive model railway, and a ride-on railway. The village tearoom serves homemade food and warm drinks, or you can pack your own picnic. Take the train from London to avoid the crowded parking lots. All proceeds of the attraction are donated to charity. Plan to see Bekonscot Model Village and other attractions that appeal to you using our Beaconsfield trip itinerary maker app .
Create an itinerary including Bekonscot Model Village
map
Bekonscot Model Village Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
1,010 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • If you visit the Model Village, it is worth getting the Quiz, they seem to update them regularly too  more »
  • A great day out for young kids. Our 2 and 4.5 year olds had a great afternoon. We went round the model village twice and the attention to detail is amazing. The children loved it and it was lovely exp...  more »
  • We took our three year old grandchild and she was captivated by the 'dolls houses' and the little train that runs around the site. The attention to detail is amazing and the site is so beautifully mai...  more »
Google
  • I have been here numerous times with my two sons and they always love it. The model village is extensive and the trains running round it are very popular with the children. The is also a nice playground and a small train trip to go on at £1 a ride. The one downside is the cafe, this place would be fantastic if it had a better cafe / tea room with nice fresh food, but as it is, the sandwiches and cakes etc are all prepackaged and the service isn't great. We take a picnic these days.
  • What a beautiful and quaint idea. It was very well maintained and was actually a small county rather than a village as there was a coal mine, harbour, race course and numerous trains, lots to see. Well worth a visit. It wasn't raining and so probably best enjoyed on a day without rain. There was a picnic area which we did not go to and an ice cream stand, the shop had lots of pocket money type gifts.
  • It's a wonderful place to visit. It has got a lot miniature world. You can enjoy miniature train ride. You can spend approximately an hour or two here. The place itself is bald half hour from London by train. Recommended place to visit!
  • Very good model village, nice little ride-on train in one corner (although shame you have to pay extra to go on it). Good kids playground - looked pretty new when we visited) with plenty of seating around. Only problem we had was parking - not sure how big the car park was, but it was full and people were parking on surrounding roads. Be careful of the parking restrictions if you need to do this.
  • Good hour of entertainment. Ride of train was good value at only £1 extra and no wait for the train. Have to go around again if you follow the arrows as you miss some things in the fork in the road. We had a nice sunny day, might not be great if it a wet day.

Plan your trip to Beaconsfield

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Beaconsfield

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Beaconsfield by other users

1 day in Beaconsfield BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Beaconsfield BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Beaconsfield BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Beaconsfield BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Buckinghamshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Beaconsfield BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, kids, popular PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Beaconsfield BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Beaconsfield BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Buckinghamshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Beaconsfield BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Buckinghamshire BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Buckinghamshire BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans