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World of Model Railways

Age group: 6+

Location: MID Cornwall


Contact: Mevagissey, PL26 6UL

TEL: 01726 842457  


The World of Model Railways in Mevagissey, mid Cornwall, has one of the best model shops in the South-West of England. Plus their OO gauge Main Layout has over 30 trains travelling through varied landscapes including town, country, seaside and even an Alpine Winter.


The 'Junior Junction' childrens' railway features Hornby Thomas The Tank engine characters and a model circus, so younger members of the family will enjoy it...especially so if they like choo-choo's!


The indoor Garden Railway shows how you could actually transform your own garden to run large scale trains - and guess what - you can have a go at driving them yourself! The night is lit up with fun and action on the operating fairground scene. Static displays also show hundreds of superb locomotives and models.


Stocks a wide range of products for the avid enthusiast and beginner modeller, from Thomas the Tank Engine for the smaller fan, to the best in finescale model railways. They have BigJigs Wooden Railway, Take'n'Play, and more.


If model trains are your thing, then you won't want to miss this visitor attraction in Mevagissey. It's not far from the harbour and is easily reached from the bottom of Polkirt Hill.



Click here to see a youtube video on the Mevagissey Model Railway

Mevagissey 0.5 miles, St Austell 6 miles