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Middleton Model Railway

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Imaginary English Town in 00 Scale

Even if you're not a model railway enthusiast, you'll enjoy exploring this BIG layout of an... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Montpelier, Vermont
Well worth seeing

We’re not into model trains, but all enjoyed our visit here. This is the biggest train layout I... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Even if you're not a model railway enthusiast, you'll enjoy exploring this BIG layout of an imaginary town set in the English Midlands. Somehow, over 38 years while busy producing award-winning cheese from the farm's Jersey cows, proprietor Colin Davies has managed to lay over...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CarolDM1900
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We’re not into model trains, but all enjoyed our visit here. This is the biggest train layout I have seen and time just disappeared as we checked out the detail. Also an Interesting shop with associated merchandise and a cheese manufacturing operation on the same...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

A bit off the beaten track but if you are a train enthusiast you won't mind the 25 minute drive from Masterton to see this great set up. If you happen to be passing on highway 2 then its easy to pop in and if...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sectorcj
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I was there for the cheese only but it was an amazing set up for model rail enthusiasts. There was quite a bunch of chaps playing with the kit. I purchased a NZ railway themed tea towel as a gift for a friend. There was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

What a fun place for a family outing. wonderful model railway for both young & old. Picnic area for fine weather plus the chance to buy farm house cheeses

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 622beverleyj
Reviewed 18 May 2017

My son loves the train and Biddy and Colin are fabulous. While he watches the trains and runs some himself, Biddy and I have time for a catch up

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Nadine_Dunbar
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stopped by here on a spur of the moment thing after seeing the sign. I was wonderfully delighted at the size of the railway. It is huge, and I quite enjoyed watching all the trains moving around. The fact that there are trains you can...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Draco_Malfoy
Reviewed 6 December 2016

37 years of hard work (can you have a hard hobby?) results in this interesting model railway. There are interactive sections of the display where children (and large children) can make the locomotives move. More scenery is planned to improve the exhibit. This attraction is...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Kiwiseley
Reviewed 22 January 2016

With my wife I visited Middleton Model Railway for a second time. We had visited some years ago and on this second visit we found Colin, the owner and operator of the vast model railway layout, still incredibly passionate about his magnificent build. Since our...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank robert w
Reviewed 10 August 2015

2 attractions in one! Colin has one of the largest working model railway displays in NZ. Various gauges and lots of kits etc to buy. A vast knowledge which he is happy to share. His wife Biddy makes a most wonderful farm house cheese., Think...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank TrevorFJ
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