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Address: Peco, Beer, Seaton EX12 3NA, England
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+44 1297 21542
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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PECORAMA - one of East Devon's leading visitor attractions, is set on a...

PECORAMA - one of East Devon's leading visitor attractions, is set on a hillside above the pictureque fishing village of Beer. It is home to the mile-long Beer Heights Light Railway with its fleet of miniature steam locomotives; the famous PECO Model Railway Exhibition featuring superbly detailed layouts in every major gauge and the PECO Millennium Celebration Garden, five stunning Garden "rooms" based on a celestial theme.

Children's activity areas feature the wonderful new indoor 'Play Staion' plus an extensive range of outdoor play equipment, whilst grown-ups can try their skill and stamina on the Crazy Golf course and Fitness Trail. There is a varied programme of entertainment throughout the summer season, including children's shows featuring jesters, clowns and magicians performing under cover of our own big top, the PECO Marquee.

The displayed opening times are for the summer season only (Easter to October). During our low season, the Beer Heights Light Railway and Gardens close but the Model Railway Exhibition & Shop, Garden Room Restaurant and Play Station Soft Play area remain open. Please see our website for these facilities’ winter opening hours.

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Good for rainy day.

Came on a Sunday and only the indoor park was open. Kept the kids busy for a couple of hours while the wife and I had a cup of tea. £1.75 for a jug of squash for the kids is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
calvinbutts
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Guildford
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Guildford
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came on a Sunday and only the indoor park was open. Kept the kids busy for a couple of hours while the wife and I had a cup of tea. £1.75 for a jug of squash for the kids is a very good price. Ideal for a rainy day.

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1 Thank calvinbutts
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Party for the under 5's. Soft play kept them all amused for 90 mins. Then to a plentiful supply of snack foods for the little ones including fruity drinks or water and party hats. Great value package loved by all.

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Seaton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Pecorams is fantastic it suits all ages it has an indoor facility and outdoor facility it has been so good for everyone I have been there with no complaints what so ever. It is amazing

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1 Thank Beth4Mark2016
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely trip to Pecorama, the sun was shining and the view over Beer is beautiful. The facilities available are excellent and even include a carriage cafe for cream teas etc. The main restaurant is further in and the staff were very friendly and the food was very nice. My 2 year old really enjoyed the train ride and... More 

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Woking
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66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

OK for families. Quite expensive for what it is which is a low rent attraction but enough to keeps kids amused.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We went in some trepidation with our Devon family because model railways really aren't our thing, but we were delighted to be proved completely wrong. Ride on trains, look at trains, picnic areas, decent playground, Great gardens with a complicated narrow gauge railway, a really good value, lovely day out in good weather, though they have an indoor soft play... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit with family or friends. Model railways kits/ supplies shop free to go in, staff very knowledgeable and helpful. Tour the displays of model layouts for £2.50 per adult, there's a lot of hard work gone into it, good inspiration if you're looking to build your own. Take vintage style tea in the converted railway carriage, or... More 

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you have kids or are a kid at heart you will love this place. Awesome Gardens complete with a complex narrow gauge railway. Inside the main building there is loads, and I mean loads, of layouts. They have all sizes of layouts and all gauges of model railways. The main shop is awesome with EVERYTHING available.. This really is... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting if you have children. We visited during half term with our two young sons who both love trains. They both loved the exhibition and watching all the different train track layouts. We then ventured into the main area, the gardens were quite small but interesting. There was a Halloween activity sheet for the children which made the gardens... More 

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Thank Claire H
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We have been to Pecorama many times as a family as the kids have grown up and always enjoyed it. This is the first time we have been to the Halloween evening special and it was first rate. The staff really got into the spirit of the evening and we especially liked Witchy Woo . All the staff deserve credit... More 

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