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. - We are operating daily now till 3rd November 2013
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 characters and a model circus.
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 Thomas Wooden Railway, Take'n'Play, and childrens' clothes. For the modeller a spot check shows that in 00 scale we currently have a choice of 84 different wagons, 82 various coaches, 62 steam locos, 28 diesels and 5 railcars - come and browse!
You can buy from our shop by telephone, mail order, or by visiting the exhibition in person. We accept credit & debit cards as well as cheques in UK Sterling or foreign currencies.
After a major repair our harbour scene has been restored and now has water in it once more! The boat is running through the scene again too, carrying a cargo of china clay and filming continues on the wharf. Other scenic restoration work is in process on the main layout, starting with new grass and vegetation and various minor repairs. New trains now running on the main layout include a Grand Central HST, which replaces the Midland Mainline HST and Patriot class steam loco 'Illustrious' in LMS maroon livery.
We also have exquisite hand made brass models by Tony Woodforth in stock and available by commission. For information and pictures click on 'Latest News' or telephone us at the number above.
0 Gauge accessories, wagon kits and Peco track now in stock - 0-16.5 narrow gauge also available at Mevagissey.