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 admitted FREE since last year - see entry prices on our Visitor Information page.
2015 Season Opening:
We shall be open daily 10 till 5 from Saturday 14th March till Sunday 1st November with last entries 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 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 BigJigs Wooden Railway, Take'n'Play, and childrens' clothes.
You can buy from our shop by telephone, mail order, or by visiting the exhibition in person but we no longer operate an on-line shop. We accept credit & debit cards as well as cheques in UK Sterling or foreign currencies.
A new N scale layout is now running - for more information click on 'Latest News' in the left-hand blue column and for more photos of work in progress view the World of Model Railways Facebook page.
Hooray! We have Hornby St. Austell English China Clays Ltd. wagons in stock, price £10.95 each. We've waited years for these to be produced and when they're gone it may well be a very long time before we see more of the like.
A modest quantity of Bachmann China clay wagons remain in stock, 3 versions - two with the iconic blue ECC hoods and one without.