• SHOP and EXHIBITION 

    Open Every Day 10am to 5pm

    GARDEN ROOM RESTAURANT and INDOOR PLAY AREA

    Open Every Day 10am – 5pm

    ORION PULLMAN

    Open 25th May- 3rd November

    Please see our Opening Times page for information on prices

     

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

Kit Construction Days*

30 Jul 2019 - 27 Aug 2019

Tuesdays Only– two sessions per day at 11am & 2pm (nominal charge for kits applies)

Every Tuesday between the 30th July and 27th August there will be a wonderful opportunity for you to learn about building kits from renowned modelling experts Gordon and Maggie Gravett. Gordon, famous for his French metre gauge ‘Pempoul’ model railway, will show you the best ways to place your buildings in realistic scenes.

NOTE: A nominal charge will be made for all kits in addition to normal Pecorama entry fee. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The drop-in sessions are from 11.00am to 1.00pm and from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.  Last admission is 20 minutes before the end of the session.

*Pecorama reserves the right to alter dates /event arrangements as circumstances require.

Vicky Morgan – Art Exhibition

03 Aug 2019 - 04 Aug 2019

Local artist Vicky Morgan hosts a display of her work in the Station Gallery

Vicky has painted all her life and since moving to Devon in 1985 has had many series of prints produced which have sold throughout the UK and overseas.

Her love of wildlife and the stunning East Devon coastline have inspired her finely detailed illustrations and numerous larger canvases of local landscapes.

Vicky enjoys experimenting with different materials but is best known for her watercolours and acrylics. Some of her pictures can be viewed online at Vjm Fine Art.

*Pecorama reserves the right to alter dates /event arrangements as circumstances require.

Festival of Steam & Food (Loco Week)

19 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019

Week-long series of railway events with guest locos on the Beer Heights Light Railway

All of our resident steam locomotives, together with guest engines from all over the country, will combine to operate an intensive train service on the Beer Heights Light Railway.  Most passenger trains will be “double headed” with both a PECO and guest locomotive. There’ll also be demonstration goods trains and double-runs throughout the day.

 

Footage from 2016

Andeer Line Model Railway Operating Sessions

24 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019

The Andeer Line Returns to Pecorama...

The Andeer line will return on the August Bank Holiday Weekend (24th-26th) 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 Standard or First Class Tickets.