West Cork Model Railway Village

West Cork Model Railway Village is located in Clonakilty and is a unique and popular day out attraction for families, tourists and also school tours.

Walk through miniature town landscapes, designed to take the visitor back in time many decades and show what life was like in several Cork towns during the 1940s. All models and figures featured in the village are handmade adding even more character to this attraction.

The village is a fully scaled (handmade) model of the old West Cork Railway Line with fully working trains and the towns that the railway served. History buffs and train enthusiasts will love this model railway village. It’s really got something for everyone, including 

  • The railway Village
  • Village Cafe (coffee, tea and homemade cakes)
  • Indoor soft playroom and outdoor playground
  • Road Train Tours
  • Interpretive Centre (detailed displays on life as it was for the people who lived and worked along the West Cork Railway)
  • Gift Shop

Road Train Tours

West-Cork-Model-RailwayWhat better way to see Clonakilty than a leisurely thirty minute round trip of the town in the famous Choo Choo Road Train!. A super treat that the kids will love!  

Birthday Parties

The Model Village is the perfect venue for birthday parties and includes:

  • A visit to the Model Village
  • One hour exclusive use of our indoor playroom
  • A trip around Clonakilty on the Road Train
  • Bring your own party food and enjoy it in the Village Café

Rates: €8.00 per child – no charge for adults (up to 4 adults).

Please Note: a minimum number of 10 children per booking. Deposit required to confirm booking. To book your party, just fill in the Contact form and the team at Railway village will get back to you.

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Visitor Information

West Cork Model Railway Village is open All YEAR ROUND 11am to 5pm with extended opening hours during July and August 10am to 6pm

Admission rates (after online discount)

Adult admission €7.20
Adult Admission plus Train ride €9.90
Child admission €4.05
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West Cork Model Railway Village

Inchydoney Road
Co. Cork 

Phone: 023 8833224  
Email: modelvillage@eircom.net
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