Bekonscot facts

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Opened to the pub­lic in 1929.

Pop­u­la­tion of 3,000 in­di­vid­u­als and 300 an­i­mals.

Nu­mer­ous bon­sai-style shrubs.

Up to 160,000 vis­i­tors an­nu­ally.

400 me­tres of “Gauge One” model rail­way.

Each model train cov­ers 2,000 real miles an­nu­ally.

Mov­ing mod­els in­clude yacht race, fair­ground, coal mine and house on fire.

Other mod­els in­clude: three cas­tles, five churches, six pubs, Syd­ney Har­bour Bridge, the world’s small­est Marks and Spencer, wind­mill, docks, tramway, two piers, zoo, three farms and a fox­hunt.

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