The attraction is now closed until next Spring

We would like to thank all our customers for their kind support during these testing times. We are looking forward to meeting with you next season. Take care!

Opening Times

Our 2021 season runs from Saturday 29th May to Sunday 26th September.

2021 Opening Times
Open 10:30am
Last admission 4pm
Close 5pm

Weather permitting.

Please see calendar below for opening days.

Opening times are dependent on weather and operating conditions, as we do not operate the trains in very heavy rain or high winds. To check on the day please contact us on 01704 538001. The red banner on the home page is also updated daily to let you know whether we are open today.

2021 Calendar of Opening Times

Opening Times Calendar 2020 Large Version of Calendar

Covid 19 Info

To keep our visitors and staff safe we have introduced the following measures.

Hand Sanitising

We have introduced hand sanitising stations at different points within the village.

One Way Route

We ask that visitors follow the one way route quiz around the village.


Our already high hygiene, sanitising and cleaning schedule has been increased.

Social distancing

We would appreciate all visitors to keep to social distancing instructions.

Keep others safe

To protect staff and other visitors we ask you not to visit the model village if you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of Covid 19.

What is open?

We operate as an outdoor attraction.

Due to present circumstances and reduction of staff we will not be offering café facilities.

You are welcome to bring your own food and picnics welcome and use the tea garden facilities.

Toilet facilities - We request visitors to wear face coverings.

Weather Permitting

Please note that we do not operate the attaction in heavy rain or high winds. We recommend to check the weather forcast before starting your journey or telephone us on 01704 538001.