27 October 2014

Great days out of London No1 - Bekonscot Model Village

Its that time of year here in the UK when parents up and down the country are preparing themselves to entertain the kids; its half term holidays. Here is a suggestion for those that are looking for something a little different that doesn't take in Halloween or fireworks displays or for those who are visiting the UK and are looking for something a little different. Bekonscot is a model village (see images) that is as fun for the young as it is the old.

Its set on the edge of the Chilterns in the town of Beaconsfield, a 30+ minute journey outside of London. Its a joyous place to while away a couple of hours as you immerse yourself in their fantasy world, of small villages, eccentric English pursuits and model trains. Walking around and creating stories of what the tiny figures and scenes are portraying all adds to its appeal and will delight young and old. So why not venture a little way outside of London and see a world that will let your imagination run wild.

* This will be an occasional series of ideas for people to venture just a short distance away from London. Please let know your thoughts if you have visited or want to visit. Link to their website is given below.

The website for Bekonscot


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