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West Cork Model Railway Village

Inchydoney Road, Clonakilty P85 HR26, Ireland
+353 23 883 3224
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Brilliant spot for a sunny day

Beautifully crafted model villages with miniature trains running between them. Great care and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
catherine c
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This is a must

This is a must for tourist and local people, The Town models and railways are very detailed. I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
colmBlackrock
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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. Take a spin on our iconic Road Train through the beautiful town of Clonakilty. Indoor and outdoor play areas. Relax and enjoy a cup of coffee/tea in our cafe or visit our Gift Shop in an authentic train carriage.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Inchydoney Road, Clonakilty P85 HR26, Ireland
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+353 23 883 3224
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautifully crafted model villages with miniature trains running between them. Great care and attention has been given to create a mesmerising landscape. It does make you nostalgic for days gone by and wish Cork still had a fully functioning train service running to all the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must for tourist and local people, The Town models and railways are very detailed. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. 5 star. Larry

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is wonderful to find beautiful places like this . The model villages and little train lines are beautifully looked after and the fun ride on the road train alone is worth the price of entry. It’s very sad to see horrible reviews from Americans!!...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Makes you wish for the railway's return to West Cork. This is a must see spot which portrays villages of West Cork when they were served by trains.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a tribute to the local community who have recreated the railway that used to connect Clonakilty, Bandon and Kinsale to the mainline. Very informative and great fun following the trains as they move between the stations. The Model Village has been well landscaped...More

Thank Mandy C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved walking around this tiny railway village. It depicts Bandon and Kinsale and also nearby Charlesfort in miniture form. Ot has a plesant cafe.

Thank Edel M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stop here with our toddler son, he loves trains so was absolutely overjoyed with all of the exhibitions. There’s some fantastic craftsmanship on display, and all of the staff were extremely friendly. Also worth doing is the road train tour of Clonakilty...More

Thank recklessro
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time here and kids loved the Train ride around Clonakilty. Lovely to see all the local towns in miniture.Well worth a visit.

Thank 119travelbug
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can’t imagine even kids liking this. Faded little buildings that are completely static save for the two slow trains moving around the perimeter. As a model railroad, this lacks in all areas. Spend your eight Euro elsewhere.

Thank Ivan S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An ok visit for an hour or two.We had 2 year olds with us so they were only interested in the play areas.There is a small indoor soft play area and an outdoor one too but that I would say is not suitable for younger...More

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