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The Broomy Hill Miniature Railway is a charming little treat for little and big trainspotters alike. It was entirely hand-built by a local society since 1962, and is part of the Model Engineering Society, in Hereford. For any locomotive fanatics, this is a great little escape, with running days, model engineers, gauges of a model railway track and so much more to discover.
The miniature railway is a thoughtfully, visually appealing set up, with all gauges of the model locomotive being raised at a ground level track, so it is easy for all the family to see. There are also smaller locomotives, which shorter, elevated track accommodates for, plus there are the bigger and more impressive specimens that run on the longer track. This track runs from Broomy Hill Station, and there is an interactive, hands-on, railway set for your little ones to play with, and even an archive museum, home to memorabilia and photos on display, so you can learn a thing or two on your day out. Plus, if you're a member, you can enjoy regular working parties, which are held twice-monthly, and public running, all in the summer, you also get a quarterly magazine to read.
The little ones will love the Miniature train rides that pass by; they can see these fascinating locomotives in action at Broomy Hill Miniature Railway as they have a great time during these running days. Conveniently, as Broomy Hill Miniature Railway is situated next to the Waterworks Museum, you can visit Broomy Hill and the Waterworks Museum on one of the Public Running Days, where you get an enjoyable, full day out for all the family. The surroundings make this the perfect place t enjoy a picnic and soak up all the great locomotive and water information you've learned.
On the public running days, there are train rides available for the whole family to enjoy, from 12:00 until 16:30, both on the second and last Sundays of the month; during spring, summer and autumn. It is important to note for those visiting Broomy Hill at the beginning or end of the running season, that flooding can occur as a result of terrible weather, so checking ahead of your trip to ensure everything is in order is advised.
If you enjoyed this miniature railway, then you'll love Bekonscot Model Village in Buckinghamshire, the oldest original model village in the world. It portrays aspects of England from the 1930's.
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