• The Model Railway Shop

    The Model Railway Shop is open
    Monday to Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm

    Pecorama & Exhibition

    Monday CLOSED
    Tuesday 1 0.00am-4.00pm
    Wednesday 10.00am-4.00pm
    Thursday 10.00am-4.00pm
    Friday 10.00am-4.00pm
    Saturday 10.00am-4.00pm
    Sunday Check opening dates
  • DIRECTIONS TO EX12 3NA

    BY 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:

    For full details please telephone Devon Bus Service on (01392) 382800, or Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

    BY TRAIN:

    The nearest train station to Pecorama is Axminster, on the West of England main line.

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    Should there be anything you would like to enquire about you can call on 01297 626204 or e-mail us at info@pecorama.co.uk

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Booking & Visitor Information

We are open for the 2024 season!

Here you can find all the information you need for your visit to Pecorama – for any other queries, please email us at info@pecorama.co.uk

We ask that you book online if possible as this helps us reduce large queue lines and ensures that your entry is dealt with quickly,  so you can start to enjoy your visit.

Trains run throughout the day and you can enjoy your train ride at any time. Information of the day’s trains will be available at the Beer Heights Light Railway ticket office.

If you haven’t booked online, tickets can be purchased at the main entry gate as you come down the hill.

Trains depart regularly from Much Natter station and your ticket includes one train ride. (Extra train rides can be purchased on site). We also have our stunning gardens for you to walk around including our ‘Millenium’ Garden sections with water features and a shell grotto.

On site you will find two takeaway food outlets serving hot and cold drinks, home-made cakes, cream teas and snacks. Our Whistle Stop Cafe now offers homemade pizzas between 11.00am and 2.30pm.

Mini Golf & Table Tennis are also available from the Whistle Stop.  Here, you will also find four outside play areas for varying ages and our Wildway area offers a lovely woodland walk, bug hotel, pond & zip wire.

At the bottom of the hill you will also find our fantastic Model Railway Exhibition and Model Shop for all your railway modelling needs.

Finally, we love dogs and welcome your furry friends on short leads – we even sell doggie ice cream!

Ticket Prices & Opening Times

ADMISSION TICKET PRICES

Pecorama’s admission prices are listed below. ‘Standard Tickets’ are for entry on the day of booking. ‘Flexible Tickets’ can be purchased for use on any day of the season, or as a gift for someone, to be used at any time.

Prices
Ticket type Standard Tickets Flexible Tickets
Adult (Over 17 & Under 65) £14.50 £16.50
Concession (3-17 & Over 65s) £12.50 £14.50
Family Ticket x 4 (2 Adults & 2 Children) £49.95 £51.95
Family Ticket x 5 (2 Adults & 3 Children) £59.95 £61.95
Infant (2 & Under) FREE FREE
Accompanying Carer FREE FREE
Dogs £1 £1

SEASON PASS PRICES

Prices
Family Season Pass (2 Adults & Up to 3 Children) £119.95
Adult Season Pass (Over 17 & Under 65) £34.95
Concession Season Pass (Child 3-17 & Over 65s) £29.95

We are now open for the 2024 season!

The Model Railway Shop is open as usual and the Model Railway Exhibition is open to visitors to Pecorama, with all trains and layouts operational.

Pecorama & The Model Railway Exhibition will be closed on Tuesdays between 16 April & 21 May 2024.

See the calendar below for specific opening days and times.

OPENING TIMES

Pecorama and Exhibition Shop
Monday CLOSED 10.00am-4.30pm
Tuesday 10.00am-4.00pm 10.00am-4.30pm
Wednesday 10.00am-4.00pm 10.00am-4.30pm
Thursday 10.00am-4.00pm 10.00am-4.30pm
Friday 10.00am-4.00pm 10.00am-4.30pm
Saturday 10.00am-4.00pm 10.00am-4.30pm
Sunday Check days listed below Check days listed below

2024 OPENING DAYS & TIMES

We offer discounts for pre booked groups of over 12. Please contact us at info@pecorama.co.uk with your details and one of the team will contact you to discuss your booking

Pecorama Map

Explore our award-winning gardens and ride on Devon's finest miniature steam trains, over-looking the UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic coastline

MOBILITY INFORMATION

Accessible parking bays are located in the upper car park and on the lower level next to The Model Railway Shop and Exhibition entrance, which are available for Blue Badge holders. Pecorama is situated in a hillside environment and there are steep paths within the gardens which can be difficult to access with wheelchairs. Blue Badge holders may be accompanied by a carer who may enter free of charge. (Please book a complimentary ticket for this).

If you have any questions or we can assist in any way, please contact us at info@pecorama.co.uk

Outdoor Play Areas

Great outdoor spaces for the kids to let off some steam!

Alongside all the classic park fun on swings and slides, children can let their imagination run wild as they make friends with fellow shipmates on the ‘PECO Pearl’ pirate ship or take up residence in ‘Castle PECO’.

Older children will enjoy the challenging climbing pyramid in the adventure playground, whilst adults and older children can go to the wildway area to discover the forest walk and whizz down the zip wire!

Pecorama's Mini-Golf Course

We are delighted that we will once more be offering our Mini Golf for families to play. Test your skills, challenge each other, or just while away some time on the course. Games can be purchased from the Whistle Stop Junction

Prices: (includes club & ball hire)

£3.00 per person
£10.00 per group (x4)

The Station Gallery

A superb space for business meetings, lectures, exhibitions & special events.

Opened in 2000, the Station Gallery sits alongside Pecorama’s famous 7¼ inch gauge Beer Heights Light Railway and forms an integral part of the Millennium Celebration Gardens.

The Gallery’s versatile, triangular shaped space is ideal for art exhibitions and other displays, meetings, performances, conferences and demonstrations and has  a large drop-down screen, HD projector and WIFI. Although Pecorama is only open Easter until October, the Station Gallery can be hired throughout the year.

The Station Gallery can comfortably accommodate up to 50 people and is available for hire on a half day or daily basis. We also offer delegate rates which include refreshments. Hire rates are competitive and can be supplied with full catering options, free parking and the added benefit of extra facilities, including the hire of special train rides or even a team building crazy golf session! (Available during the open season of the tourist site only) The stunning location of the Station Gallery at Pecorama, makes it the ideal venue for hosting a successful event.

Please contact us on info@pecorama.co.uk for any further information.

Booking forms will be sent once times and dates have been confirmed.

Directions

Here's how you can get to Pecorama, situated in Beer on the East Devon coast

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BY 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. Please note that this is a steep incline and will not be suitable for anyone who may have difficulty walking.

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.

Contact Us

You can contact us by any of the ways below.

Information Line:

+44 (0)1297 21542

Postal Address:

Pecorama, Underleys, Beer, Devon EX12 3NA

E-mail:
info@pecorama.co.uk