West Cork Model Railway Village

West Cork Model Railway Village

West Cork Model Railway Village
4.5
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
About
As Ireland's only Model Village, the West Cork Model Railway Village in Clonakilty, Co. Cork is a fully scaled handmade model of the old West Cork Railway Line with fully working trains and the towns that the railway served during the 1940s. Follow the miniature trains through West Cork, steer the remote control boats, try out the mini diggers. Enjoy Road Train tours of Clonakilty. Cafe & Gift shop onsite.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Bernie S
    Belfast, United Kingdom771 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Afternoon visit
    We visited while staying in Inchydoney. We are three senior citizens. We’ll worth a visit for about an hour or so. Really great reproduction of local towns. We did not have grandchildren with us but there is an outdoor playground and you can drive boats (at an extra charge) or operate diggers ( also extra charge). Cafe and toilets available and also small gift shop. Easy parking and plenty of signboards giving information.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 3 July 2023
  • Travelhog212
    Dublin, Ireland173 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A surprising highlight to our trip!
    Amazing little place ! This place surprised me. The models were done to perfection and the park / area was immaculate. I do not think it was worth €30 entry however that been said the whole family really enjoyed it inc the tweens. Also when you see the level of work etc that needs to go into this I really can understand it. So would I recommend it, 100%
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 31 July 2023
  • AuroraHerman
    Cork, Ireland17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pleasantly surprised
    My partner and I were there for an hour and a half. The miniatures are definitely worth seeing and the ticket prices are just right. The place is in good condition and taken care of. We were pleasantly surprised by the fully functioning drivable mini-boats which give you an opportunity to remotely operate them for quite a long time for just a euro.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 August 2023
  • Heather F
    20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must see
    All our family really enjoyed our visit to The Model Railway Village. It's s a beautiful, well thought out display of model trains traveling around miniture local villages and towns. We also did the train ride around Clonakilty which was really enjoyable, plus we got told some of the history of the area while on our journey
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 August 2023
  • NaomiDon
    Dublin, Ireland22 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must see in Clonakilty
    Our family (from 18 months to 69 years old) had a fantastic afternoon at the Model Railway Village. The model towns and train lines are fascinating the addition of the Alien Hunt had the adults (more so than the kids) really enthralled! The cafe and gift shop, indoor and outdoor play areas and train carriages see added bonuses. A trip round Clonakilty on "Choo Choo" the road train, is a must!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 August 2023
  • coffeeandbooks
    138 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Trip to clonakilty
    I had been here years ago as a child and enjoyed it but seeing it as an adult I can say I thoughly enjoyed it . It is so well done all the little west cork villages . While I visited and it was off peak season and the cafe /road train were closed I still enjoyed this so much
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 11 January 2024
  • Anthony G
    Wellington, New Zealand1,292 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Model Railway Gem in Clonakilty
    This is a gem to visit when you’re visiting Clonakilty in West Cork. The model villages are all well detailed and you can tell there’s a lot of love that gone into the whole set up. The train that tours the town was the icing on the cake. Recommend for family’s with children.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 June 2024
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Anthony G
Wellington, New Zealand1,292 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
This is a gem to visit when you’re visiting Clonakilty in West Cork. The model villages are all well detailed and you can tell there’s a lot of love that gone into the whole set up. The train that tours the town was the icing on the cake. Recommend for family’s with children.
Written 7 June 2024
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Devonshire lass62
Greater London, UK15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Realistic details of villages, grandchildren loved the model trains, trip on the train through the town and also the added bonus of the various playgrounds. Well thought out design
Written 1 June 2024
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Fiona B
Cork, Ireland13 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We visited with our two boys 3 and 4. They loved following the trains around. We took the train around Clon too which they loved

Written 24 May 2024
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garfield5
Wexford, Ireland49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
this is just adorable seeing the villages/towns in miniature form beautifully maitainted we were two adults visiting but would recommend for kids
Written 14 January 2024
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coffeeandbooks
138 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
I had been here years ago as a child and enjoyed it but seeing it as an adult I can say I thoughly enjoyed it . It is so well done all the little west cork villages . While I visited and it was off peak season and the cafe /road train were closed I still enjoyed this so much
Written 11 January 2024
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nohova
Dublin, Ireland10 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Very poor experience here, why do parents have to pay for Xmas Polar Express when it is just for kids.! A Polish lady in reception caused a lot of unnecessary chaos.
Written 25 December 2023
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NaomiDon
Dublin, Ireland22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Our family (from 18 months to 69 years old) had a fantastic afternoon at the Model Railway Village. The model towns and train lines are fascinating the addition of the Alien Hunt had the adults (more so than the kids) really enthralled! The cafe and gift shop, indoor and outdoor play areas and train carriages see added bonuses. A trip round Clonakilty on "Choo Choo" the road train, is a must!
Written 12 August 2023
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Heather F
20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
All our family really enjoyed our visit to The Model Railway Village. It's s a beautiful, well thought out display of model trains traveling around miniture local villages and towns. We also did the train ride around Clonakilty which was really enjoyable, plus we got told some of the history of the area while on our journey
Written 12 August 2023
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ellenscheu
Cork, Ireland19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
My toddler fell in love with this place. Could not have enough of it. The little towns and trains are lovely and a treat for the whole family.
Written 10 August 2023
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AuroraHerman
Cork, Ireland17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
My partner and I were there for an hour and a half. The miniatures are definitely worth seeing and the ticket prices are just right. The place is in good condition and taken care of.
We were pleasantly surprised by the fully functioning drivable mini-boats which give you an opportunity to remotely operate them for quite a long time for just a euro.
Written 9 August 2023
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