Welcome to Bekonscot - the World’s oldest model village.
We’re now open every day until the winter - 10am to 5pm.
With 1.5 acres of miniature marvels, exciting railways, model towns, landscapes and intriguing secret corners to discover, we’re a big family day out. We’re in Beaconsfield, Bucks - just up the M40 from London.
Bekonscot is the perfect fun eductional trip; more than 100 schools visit us annually and most of them repeat visits. The model village is a unique and stimulating teaching aid for nursery, infant and junior children with wide application to the curriculum.
So that it's fun for you too, we have lesson plans, activity sheets and online resources all ready for you to use.
Check the timetable for full running times.
Map & Directions
Maps and directions by car, train and bus from Bucks, London and beyond.
Bekonscot is 82 years old in 2011 – see spiffing archive videos and photos of the changes since 1929.
Explore our six super miniature towns, lakes, railways, castles and more.
Build your own model town in the world-famous Virtual Village simulation game!