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Does Anyone Else Remember Going To This Model Village In Buckinghamshire As A Kid?

That place was the best.

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Does anyone else remember going to this place as a kid?

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The little model village of Bekonscot in Buckinghamshire?

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Wasn't that place the best?

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It had a miniature lake!

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And an itty bitty pub!

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And wee little racetracks with wee little horses!

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And itty bitty mechanics fixing itty bitty cars in an itty bitty garage!

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And a little farm with a little windmill!

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And a mini river with a mini footbridge!

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And a tiny swimming pool!

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With a tiny diver!

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And tiny sunbathers working on their tiny tans!

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AND A TINY BURNING HOUSE!

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Save the day, tiny firefighter!

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Yes! You did it!

Remember, kids: thatched roofs burn easily!
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Remember, kids: thatched roofs burn easily!

And most importantly, it had little baby trains.

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Marvelous little trains that would choo choo all over the place.

Like magic.
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Like magic.

The trains were the second best thing about Bekonscot.

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The best bit was getting to feel like a giant.

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You were invincible when you were a giant.

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The third best thing about Bekinscot was riding around in this.

God that was great.
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God that was great.

And Bekonscot is still there, guys!

And it's still 💯.
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And it's still 💯.

It's right there in Beaconsfield, right where it's been since 1929!

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It's closed until February but it's definitely still there. Just look at their lovely wee website.

WE'RE COMING FOR YOU, BEKONSCOT MODEL VILLAGE & RAILWAY.

WE MISS YOU, AND WE'RE COMING BACK.
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WE MISS YOU, AND WE'RE COMING BACK.