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Nice diversion

We had time to kill waiting for our journey back down the line, and popped in to the model railway... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Swindon, United Kingdom
Fantastic for kids and adults alike

Amazing work on this model railway, you can stay there for hours and still see new things. So well... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Megan B
Emerald, Australia
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16 Dec 2017
“What an amazing find!!”
14 Aug 2017
“Nice diversion”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I never knew this place existed and hope that word gets out. Amazingly it has been there for 30 years and I’ve never seen it mentioned in any tour guides. I’m a bit of a miniature train buff to be honest so it was quite...More

1  Thank Aussie_2012
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had time to kill waiting for our journey back down the line, and popped in to the model railway. Don't expect a faultless hi-tech display- the bit-by-bit handmade touches added lots of charm in my opinion. There are i-spy games for children and a...More

1  Thank eo227
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Amazing work on this model railway, you can stay there for hours and still see new things. So well done, the detail is amazing. Make sure you visit when at Emerald lake!

1  Thank Megan B
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

When the model railway was first built it was worth a visit, but it has fallen into disrepair and is not up to the standards one expects today, if fact it detracts from the Puffing Billy experience. Take you family to the lake or ride...More

1  Thank Leighton R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I had time to kill at Lakeside waiting for a connection. I've seen other model rail layouts around the world. For those without the space to get their train set out, it's a fix... Well this is advertised from outside as one of the worlds...More

3  Thank sjcsystems
Reviewed 6 January 2017

we visited with our two grand daughter aged 6 & 7 after our trip on Puffing Billy. This display has been at Lakeside for many years and it keeps getting better. The girls enjoyed the interesting seek and find options around the miniature village and...More

1  Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Only a small attraction (took us around 30 mins) but it was so beautifully constructed and the kids loved the 'I spy' activities. The delightful man behind the counter was kind enough to spend some time with us and even allowed our small dog to...More

1  Thank familyfuninsun
Reviewed 20 June 2016

You step off Puffing Billy at Lakeside station and there is a model railway within walking distance... for the hour you spend at Lakeside, it's the perfect way to spend some time. Inside you will find a landscape full of train adventures... this railway landscape...More

2  Thank Crystalline4u
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