Open Monday to Sunday 10am to 5pm (Closed from mid-day Friday 20th December)

    Christmas Dates – Closed 24th December until 1st January


    Now open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm (Closed Friday 20th December)

    Christmas dates – Closed 25th December until 1st January

    Please see our Opening Times page for information on prices


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



    BUY CAR:

    Follow the brown official Tourist Board direction signs indicated with a train symbol for ‘Pecorama Pleasure Gardens’ from the A3052 towards Beer. Please note: Diversion will be in place 27/28th November for approximately 2 days due to work being carried out at Mare Lane in 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.


    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.

  • Information Line



    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


Special Events 2019

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 Mrs Claus in 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
    • Prices:
    • 1 and 2 years £2.00
    • 3-16 years £10.00
    • 17 years and over £10.00 (Members 10% discount)

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.

Driver Experience Courses 2020

01 Apr 2020 - 31 Oct 2020

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

The perfect gift idea!

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 signaled 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 benefiting 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. All inclusive cost of £220.00

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

Now taking bookings for 2020! Please telephone 01297 21542 for specific dates and to book or email pecorama@pecobeer.co.uk