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Model Railway Day

Model Railway Exhibition featuring visiting layouts of a variety of scales and gauges. Exhibition will also feature a number of trade stalls.

Sun 6 Sep 2020


Below is what visited us in 2019.

If you are interested in exhibiting a Layout please contact the museum.

Webpage will be updated in the new year!

As well as running the three* narrow gauges of passenger carrying railways, Bressingham will have many visiting Model Rail layouts (see below) from all over East Anglia with a wide range of modelling gauges, styles and traction types – Steam, Diesel and Electric. Trade stands make it the ideal place to buy for the train enthusiast. 

Please note this exhibition is now full! We are no longer accepting entries.

Details for Bressinghams 2019 Model Railway Show:

Confirmed Layouts: 

War and Peace Rolvenden: "OO" 4mm/foot scale 16.5mm gauge (Chelmsford & District MRC layout)

North level Railway: 16.5mm narrow gauge 7mm to one foot

Marks Hall Shed:  OO Gauge

Winkles Yard: OO Gauge  

Botterill street: O Gauge

Copsey: OO gauge

Cromer High: OO gauge (32A Model railway club).

Broadfield TMD: OO Gauge

Hornby Dublo 3-rail layout (Stowmarket model railway club)

1950s Maldon Market Hill layout:  "EM" 18.2mm gauge  (Member of Chelmsford & District MRC)

Branksdowne Junction: N Gauge

Blackwells Brewery Co: EM gauge (Mid Essex Model Railway Club) 

East Sternham: OO Gauge (The 31A (Cambridge) Model Railway Club)

Hadderton: N Gauge (Felixstowe N Gauge Club)

Felixstowe Group N Gauge modular layout

Dinas Mawddwy: O(7mm/ft) & 0-16.5 NG (Basildon Model Railway Club)

Drive-it-Thomas (Basildon Model Railway Club)

Confirmed Trade support:

Model Scenery Supplies

Brian Baker Second Hand Stall


B & E Models

Bob Pearman Books

Joe lock Model Railways

Great Eastern Models

Justincase: model loco boxes/cases

Modelling Demonstrations: 

Advent Modellers

Mid Essex Model Railway Club: modelling scenics.

A special pricing of £6.50 Entry Only deal for this event. This cannot be used with any special offers or Tesco Deals.

All the usual rides will be operating and can be paid for individually.


We will be offering opporunities for people to ride on the footplate of steam locomotive Bevan (£5) and driver expereince sessions on Gwynedd  (£10). These experiences can be booked on the day at the main ticket office. 

You muct be over 18 years old to go on the footplate of our locomotives. Sensible shoes must be worn (No sandals). Trousers must be worn on Gwynedd. Shorts can be allowed on Bevan.



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Tesco Deals are not valid for use (as per the terms and conditions that accompany them and on the Tesco Deals website) at any special event days at Bressingham including this one. No offers of any kind can be combined with tickets purchased online.