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Bourton Model Railway Exhibition

Box Bush High Street | High St., Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
+44 1451 820686
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Nothing special

Popped in whilst staying in Bourton as we have a little one and at the end of the day it’s a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Closed when they said they'd be open! Very disappointed Birthday Boy!

Very very disappointed to find that they don't stick to their advertised opening days and times... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Box Bush High Street | High St., Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
+44 1451 820686
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in whilst staying in Bourton as we have a little one and at the end of the day it’s a glorified toy shop. Didn’t find the staff to be very child friendly or welcoming. Had to smile at the countless ‘do not touch’ signs...More

Thank SniperY2K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very very disappointed to find that they don't stick to their advertised opening days and times!! We made a special trip with our 3 year old on his birthday yesterday to come and see the trains!! We arrived at the shop at 1:30 to find...More

Thank AWBristol2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great day in Bourton on the water and this venue added to the days pleasure. Enjoyed by all who went and obviously by the other visitors who were there when we were.

Thank cazjackie31
Reviewed 15 September 2017

It's a toy shop but in the back you pay something like 2 pounds to enter their train exhibit. The exhibit is impressive, with toy trains displayed as dioramas. It's cute, not a destination to head towards, but if you are in town and want...More

Thank Goober818
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

At the back of the Model Railway Shop is the exhibition. It was £2.50 each to enter, but no photography. There were 3 rooms to explore. The first layout was quite large & complex. There were buttons so participants could run the trains themselves. The...More

Thank noorcaughley
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Quite good for model railway buffs. You can spend some time in here operating the trains and signals. Only dissapointment is they won't let you take photos and this is my major hobby when I am on holiday, so I don't think I would visit...More

Thank Gavin B
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Frankly, I didn't think this attraction was worth the price of admission. There was once decent train layout that had a night/day function. There were two much smaller layouts that allowed children to start and stop trains. Only some of the trains were actually working....More

Thank Pashamarsh
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A good range of layouts with interactive buttons to press. However a little more instructions such as press and hold until the train moves and a less stern 'No photos allowed' would be nice

Thank AndyDaviesmd
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A great value activity; a must see in our opinion. My wife loves trains and really enjoyed our visit.

Thank jonnybid79
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Loved the exhibitions. Really great sets. Lots of hard work have gone into this. One part allows you to control the different vehicles - great for adults and children.

Thank DerbyshireCook
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13 September 2017|
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Response from AWBristol2017 | Reviewed this property |
They only open when they fancy it!!
GerrySebby S
23 January 2017|
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Response from Ian H | Reviewed this property |
It was :- June to August: Exhibition open from 11 AM til 5 PM Shop open from 9:30 from 5 PM September to May: Exhibition open on weekends from 11 AM til 5 PM Shop open Monday to Saturday from 9.30 AM til 5 PM
Theresa C
7 February 2015|
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Response from oliveScotland | Reviewed this property |
Might be....open but closed when we went.