About the Model Railways Plus and Sunday Bus Event
As the summer begins to wane each year in early August, Tinkers Park in East Sussex hosts the Model Railways Plus and Sunday Bus Event. Visitors of all ages will be thrilled by rides on the narrow-gauge railway and visits through the vast collection of model trains on demonstration.
The yearly model train exposition and narrow-gauge railway festival features rides from traction engines, music in the Organ Museum, and a 'special' bus event on Sunday that adds the 'plus' in the name of the show. There will be amusement rides to challenge the young at heart. A wide selection of antique and classic equipment, trains, and automobiles will be on display.
The show also presents a delicious spread of foods and drinks, including The Shepherd’s Rest ale hut, and many foods to choose from. Or bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a rest in the shade as the heat of the day grows. Trade show stands will offer model sets for enthusiasts and beginners alike.
Tinkers Park sponsors and hosts the event each year. Tinkers Park is home to The Claude Jessett Trust, a registered charity, committed to the preservation of the regional history of farming and construction equipment, techniques, and mechanical musical instruments
Entry To The Event
Ride a classic bus to the event for free from many area transportation hubs. Entry to the event is £7 for adults, £2 for children. Ample free parking is available at Tinker Park for those who choose to drive to the event. Bring your well-behaved dogs on a lead, but not into the organ museum. The grounds of Tinkers Park are uneven in places, so good shoes are recommended. Disabled access is available to most of the event, rides excluded.
Somewhere to Stay in East Sussex
East Sussex offers many elegant hotels and camping providers to choose from. The Buxted Inn is only minutes from the train station and features exceptional services. The 4-Star Buxted Park Hotel features a Palladian mansion built in 1722 with all the posh amenities. For the more outdoorsy types, Crowborough Camping and Caravanning Club site offers top-rated facilities in a rustic, scenic, and quiet setting. The staff provides a 5-star service to all customers.
Getting To Tinkers Park
Ride the train in comfort and ease to the Buxted station and ride the free shuttle bus service to Tinkers Park. Driving to the show is simple. Tinkers Park is easy to find on the A272 east of Hadlow Down village in East Sussex.
Other Things To Do Around Nr Uckfield
While you are in the area for the train exhibition, check out the Bluebell Railway Station. The 1880s station is now home to a museum, gift shop, and showcases many antique steam-powered engines. Coming with your children? Go on an extraordinary adventure to Treasure Island Adventure Park. A pirate-themed miniature golf course and more for a treasure chest of family fun. Feeling a bit literary? Visit the home of Rudyard Kipling, Bateman’s, a beamed 17th century rustic home. The museum features his original furnishings and many artifacts. Keep your eyes open for his pet elephant!
Visit Tinkers Park for the Model Railway Plus and Special Sunday Bus Event in August. Enjoy the music, the food, and drink, and have a toot-toot of a good time on the narrow-gauge railways.
When is the next Model Railways Plus and Sunday Bus Event?
The Model Railways Plus and Sunday Bus Event is planned to take place at Tinkers Park, Hadlow Down, Nr Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4HS, Saturday 1st August, 2020. This is a Weekend Model Railway Event.
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