The World of Model Railways is one of Cornwall's premier tourist attractions, with one of the best model shops in the South-West of England.
N.B. - children under 5 years are now admitted FREE - see entry prices on our Visitor Information page.
Main season opening 2017
26th March to 1st October, daily except Saturdays.
Hours 10am till 5pm.
Please note that last admissions are half an hour before closing time.
Our 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 and other well-known characters.
The Indoor Garden Railway shows how you can transform your own garden to run large scale trains - and you can have a go at driving them yourself!
The night is lit up with fun and action on our operating fairground scene.
Static displays show hundreds of superb locomotives and models.
Stocks a wide range for the enthusiast and modeller, from Thomas the Tank to the best in finescale model railways. We have BigJigs Wooden Railway, Take'n'Play, Tomy trains and a selection of children's books & games. Modellers will find plastic aircraft kits and wooden boat kits in addition to trains and railways. All main credit & debit cards are accepted.
Tomy Thomas, James, Hiro £14.99 each
Take & Play Ferdinand £8.99
Take & Play Stephen, Duncan, Skiff, Captain, Troublesome Truck £6.99 each
Oxford die-cast, various VW campers, Bedford CA van (Royal Mail), Caravan (cream/brown)
Bachmann 31-363A 0-6-0PT no. 6422, BR black, early emblem £95.95
Bachmann 32-408 Class 25/3 25286, BR blue, domino head code £109.95
Bachmann 32-781B Class 37/0 37041, BR blue, split head code £137.95
Bachmann 32-788 Class 37/0 37284, BR blue, centre panel head code £137.95
Bachmann 38-072 12t Southern ventilated van, Express Dairies Devonshire Eggs £16.95
Bachmann 91406 Large scale Thomas series 'Winston' speeder £119.95
Kato 10-500-1 N scale 0-4-0T with 2 carriages (motor in carriage) £54.00
Gaugemaster scenic grass mats £7.95
We have just taken in stock from another model shop that recently closed, doubling our stock and broadening our selection of models and accessories. Our 'N' gauge stock in particular is now greatly expanded. In addition to railway models we also now have stocks of plastic model kits and some wooden boat kits.