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West Cork Model Railway Village

Inchydoney Road, Clonakilty, Ireland
+353 23 883 3224
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Interesting

Visited here recently with my young family, lovely grounds which are really well maintained and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
desbrazil73
via mobile
model railway

Very good place to take children to also nice for older people it would give one a feel of times... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RosemarieandTerry1
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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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...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Inchydoney Road, Clonakilty, Ireland
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+353 23 883 3224
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here recently with my young family, lovely grounds which are really well maintained and very interesting facts about the area. The train ride itself takes about 20 mins and is a great way to hear all the historical happenings about the area. The only...More

Thank desbrazil73
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good place to take children to also nice for older people it would give one a feel of times gone by

Thank RosemarieandTerry1
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to get out of the rain! ok to kill at tops an hour but no more than that. pretty niche area they're coveting so may be more of interest to locals.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely time here today with our 3.5 yrs old boy and 5 yr old girl. Model trains kept them occupied for a while but the outdoor playground and indoor soft play area also helped to wear them out. The road train around...More

Thank Claire B
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit with my husband and almost 2 year daughter. It was very interesting to see the detail of the model village and the layout of all the local towns. My daughter loved chasing the trains as they moved along their tracks. She...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Very well constructed model railway village. A must visit when in west cork. Our family really enjoyed our visit and will be back.

Thank GMutley
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Hi, we travelled to the West Cork Model Railway village with our 4 children for their Hallowe'en treat. We did enjoy the models and display. The face painters were very good. We were very disappointed and shocked at the danger and unorganised area of the...More

Thank Eibhlin B
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend turned into a ten year old following the model trains around miniature Clonakilty/Bandon/Kinsale towns! He marvelled at how many were on the tracks and the detail of the little villages. We took the Choo Choo around the town of Clonakilty and it made...More

1  Thank Janette M
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We visited on a wet day so could not spend as much time as we would have liked outside looking at the exhibit. It was very interesting and the grandchildren loved it. Also the ride around town on the little tram was a nice informative...More

Thank Marcia C
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

in west cork had been recommended to see the "village" brought the grandchildren . enjoyed our time nicely laid out format. do visit if you are in clonakilty.

Thank redesdale
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