• SHOP and EXHIBITION 

    Open Every Day 10am to 5pm (changes apply from the 4th Nov)

    GARDEN ROOM RESTAURANT and INDOOR PLAY AREA

    Open Every Day 10am – 5pm (changes apply from the 4th Nov) 

    ORION PULLMAN

    Open from 1st April-3rd November 2019

    Please see our Opening Times page for information on prices

    We regret that no dogs are allowed within the grounds at Pecorama, with the exception of Guide Dogs and Assistance Dogs only.

     

  • DIRECTIONS TO EX12 3NA

    BUY CAR:

    Follow the brown official Tourist Board direction signs indicated with a train symbol for ‘Pecorama Pleasure Gardens’ from the A3052 towards Beer.

    BY BUS:

    The X52 service travels from Exeter through to Bridport via Lyme Regis, stopping off at Beer Cross which is a 10 minute walk from Pecorama.

    The 9 / 9A service runs hourly from Exeter to Seaton / Lyme Regis and the 20 service travels from Taunton, via Wellington and Honiton, to Seaton where there are bus services to Beer. Both of these services are offered by Stagecoach.

    AVMT provide the 899 service from Sidmouth to Seaton and the 885 from Axminster to Colyton, Seaton and Beer. Some of these buses pass just outside Pecorama and will stop on request.

    For full details please telephone Devon Bus Service on (01392) 382800, Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or any of the bus service providers.

    BY TRAIN:

    The nearest train station to Pecorama is Axminster, on the West of England main line. Trains run approximately every hour from Exeter St Davids and from London Waterloo. The station is approximately 9 miles from us. The 885 AVMT bus service travels from the Station to Colyton, Seaton and Beer, every hour Monday to Saturday.

    Alternatively, taxis from the station can be booked in advance – Axminster Taxis 01297 34000.

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    Alternatively email: pecorama@pecobeer.co.uk

  • Check the weather

    Pecorama is located high on the hillside, less than a mile from the sea and often seems to have its own micro-climate. Therefore, if you are planning a visit and the general forecast is not that good, why not telephone us for an up-to-date report of what is actually happening here at Pecorama – the chances are we are having a lovely day!

    Call us on 01297 21542

  • TRIPADVISOR

Special Events 2019

Summer Season 2019

01 Apr 2019 - 03 Nov 2019

Monday 1st April marks the start of the 2019 summer season! The Beer Heights Light Railway will ‘steam up’ once again to run through until Sunday 3rd November.

In addition, the site including the PECO Model Shop & Exhibition, Gardens, Play Station indoor play area and Garden Room Restaurant will open daily.

High Tea in the Orion Pullman Carriage

01 Apr 2019 - 03 Nov 2019

Step back in time and enjoy this classic treat

Spoil a loved one or yourself and indulge in one of our High Teas in the beautifully preserved Orion Pullman Car. Previously part of the Golden Arrow Train that ran from Victoria Station, London to the Channel coast; a service once used by the rich, famous and royalty alike.

Perfect for group events, as a birthday treat or an anniversary present. Each High Tea is freshly prepared and consists of a selection of mouth-watering sandwiches, savoury pastries, petit fours, delicious cakes and a full Devon cream tea.

*£17.50 per person

Pre- booking is essential (at least 24hrs notice is required) Please call us on 01297 21452 to book your table.

*prices does not include entry to Pecorama

Driver Experience Courses

04 Sep 2019 - 30 Oct 2019

The smaller, friendly railway with the full engineman's experience

A great opportunity to enjoy the thrill of preparing, firing and driving a steam locomotive, on the award-winning Beer Heights Light Railway, our mile-long scenic, fully signalled narrow gauge railway at Pecorama, in glorious Devon.

Our Steam Locomotive Driver Experience Courses offer you the chance to have the footplate all to yourself, whilst benefitting from expert tuition and supervision from our highly experienced staff.

Participants are welcome to bring up to two guests who will benefit from entry to Pecorama. This includes the Model Railway Exhibition, Glorious Gardens with stunning views over Lyme Bay and unlimited rides on the Beer Heights Light Railway.

£215 (all courses are conducted on a one to one basis)

 Price includes all refreshments throughout the day and a personalised certificate to commemorate your day as a driver.

Still some availability for 2019 on Wednesdays in September and October. Please telephone 01297 21542 for specific dates and to book.

 

Autumn Half Term & Halloween Fun

19 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019

Ride the Beer Frights Light Railway

Join us for some Fangtastic Fun this Halloween and ride on the Beer Frights Railway if you dare.

Cackle with laughter in the Station Gallery over family-friendly entertainment shows including jugglers and magicians.

Let your little terrors have a spooktacular time in the Play Station and those with monstrous appetites can try our Fearsome Food Menu from the Garden Room Restaurant.

Standard and First Class Tickets available on the day or book online- 10% discount

Andeer Line Model Railway Operating Sessions

09 Nov 2019 - 10 Nov 2019

The Andeer Line Returns to Pecorama...

The Andeer line will return In November on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th for another operating session from 10am-5pm in the Station Gallery.

The Andeer line is Swiss HOm modular layout built by Julia and Derek Boswell which depicts a section of the metre gauge Rhätische Bahn and uses innovative lightweight foam baseboards for ease of storage and transport.

Over the weekend take the chance to help operate the layout which employs digital control with a central ‘signal box’ and drive the trains using smart phones and tablets. On request, there will also be practical demonstrations of the foam baseboard construction and the use of the electrostatic grass.

Admission is included within the Standard Winter Price Adults £2.00 Children £6.00 (3-12yrs) Includes entry to the Model Railway Exhibition (Saturday Only) plus the children’s indoor soft play area. The Garden Room Restaurant will be open serving delicious hot and cold meals. Sunday Roasts 12 noon – 2.30pm bookings are essential as these are proving increasingly popular!

 

 

It’s a Pecorama Christmas Cracker

07 Dec 2019 - 22 Dec 2019

 It’s a Pecorama Christmas Cracker Join Entertainingly Different’s dynamic duo Rob Pudner and Dexter Newman for the Pecorama Christmas Cracker, jam packed with seasonal surprises and festive fun. A 90 minute show full of magical Christmas merriment and plenty of audience participation, it’s an interactive show for young and old alike. Half way through the show there will be a short interval. During this time you can stretch your legs and visit the Garden Room restaurant, where you will receive a mince pie or Christmas cookie for the children, a complimentary drink of either a non-alcoholic mulled wine, tea, coffee or a hot chocolate, plus squash or hot chocolate for the children. Tickets include entry to the Model Railway Exhibition children’s indoor soft play area and take part in the Exhibition Christmas quiz. (Please note there be no trains running for this event)*

Limited seating per show – book now to ensure your seat

  • Dates: Saturdays and Sundays – December 7th/8th, 14th/15th and 21st/22nd
  • Showtimes –  11:00 am or 2:30 pm

Festive food will be served on both Saturdays and Sunday. Saturday’s option will include turkey baps with all the trimmings. Sunday’s choice of Christmas roast – one or two courses.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your performance and remember to bring your camera, there may be a few additional surprises…

*We are sorry to advise we will not be running the Santa Specials this year at Pecorama due to essential maintenance work needing to be carried out on the railway over the winter of 2019/2020. However, we are very excited to be welcoming Rob and Dex from Entertainingly Different to Pecorama this December as part of this year’s fabulous Christmas celebrations.