30th October 2016 – 3rd April 2017
Beer Heights Light Railway & Gardens – CLOSED
The following facilities are open over the winter, please see our Opening Times page under “Plan Your Visit” for further details:
Play Station Indoor Soft Play
Garden Room Restaurant
PECO Model Railway Exhibition & Shop
Follow the brown official Tourist Board direction signs indicated with a train symbol for ‘Pecorama Pleasure Gardens’ from the A3052 towards Beer.
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.
There is also a bus service from Sidmouth to Seaton, AVMT service 899. This route passes 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 London Waterloo – Exeter, West of England main line. The station is approximately 9 miles from us. The 885 AVMT bus service travels to Seaton, where a connection via the 899 bus service to Beer is available. Alternatively, taxis from the station can be booked in advance – Axminster Taxis 01297 34000.
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
Please note that the Beer Heights Light Railway and Gardens are now closed for the winter and will reopen on 3rd April 2017. The Play Station indoor soft play area and PECO Model Railway Exhibition remain open on reduced hours. Please see our Opening Times page for details.
Pecorama stands proudly above the village of Beer, high on the hillside overlooking the sea. The 9 acre site includes the manufacturing production of the world famous PECO products, the team behind Railway Modeller and Continental Modeller magazines, as well as one of the West Country’s best loved tourist attractions – Pecorama, which includes the Beer Heights Light Railway. For families, garden lovers and model railway enthusiasts alike, there is something for everyone to make your day out really special.