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.
2017 Winter Opening:
The shop is going to open just on a Saturday afternoon 2 till 4 pm so that local modellers have a means of obtaining their supplies.
The exhibition is closed for winter maintenance till the February half term and will operate daily from 11th - 19th February 12 till 4pm then re-open for the main season when the clocks change in March.
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, and Sylvanian Families. All main credit & debit cards are accepted.
Peco N gauge China clay wagons with the iconic blue ECC hoods are in stock, price £10.75 each. These are the models we used to have made exclusively for us but we have turned the job entirely over to Peco who have produced a new mould for the ECC hood.