Model Railways Plus – Event Information

Model Railways Plus & Bus Running Sunday – 5th & 6th August 2023

Model Railways Plus is OPEN 10am – 5pm each day. – Bus Running Sunday Closes at 4.30pm – Adults £8.00 Children under 16 £2.00 – Under 5 years go FREE. No concessions. FREE CAR PARKING – CASH ONLY

What is it like?

Our annual model railway exhibition and narrow gauge railway gala is an extremely popular event for children and adults alike. We always aim for that little bit extra, with traction engine trailer rides, music in the Organ Museum and a bus “special” on the Sunday the event really has earned the “plus” in the title!

Model Railways plus will take place over the whole weekend, Please note that the bus event will be Sunday.

A limited free connecting bus service will be available on both days. Timetables published below.

There is a good selection of hot or cold food for sale on site or you can bring a picnic, the car parking field has plenty of space to find a quiet spot. Well behaved dogs are welcome, but are not allowed in the organ museum.

Ground is uneven in places, please wear sensible shoes. The site has reasonable disabled access, but rides do not. If you have been before, we look forward to seeing you again this year. If not, we hope you will enjoy your visit.

Our location

Tinkers Park is located in Hadlow Down, East Sussex on the A272 The entrance is in the layby next to Tinkers Lane. TN22 4HS – Email;

Postal address

Bracherlands Main Road
Hadlow Down, East Sussex TN22 4HS

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Attractions at the Railways Plus weekend

The Great Bush narrow gauge railway • Model railway exhibitions • GBR passenger trains • Miniature passenger carrying railway • Demonstration goods trains • Traction engine trailer rides • Light refreshments • Harveys real ale and Bar • Modelling enthusiast sale stands • Classic cars • Organ museum • Connecting FREE bus service • Bus Rally (Sunday) • Bus enthusiast sale stands • Visiting buses in service.

Sunday Only Bus Rally

In 2022 there were over 35 buses of interest on display and some running services.

Large open site

Large open site

Set in spacious grounds. The image shows the Rally. Our busiest event. The ground is undulating, please wear sensible footwear.

Free Parking

Free Parking

There is plenty of parking in our parking field. We also have disabled parking close to the entrance and pay desk.

Classic cars

Classic cars

We have limited space at this event due to the amount of buses on site, however there is always a small selection of cars of interest.

Connecting FREE bus service

Connecting FREE bus service

The service connects with local transport where possible. The easiest link is Uckfield Bus station. During the day the service allows for 1 hour breaks in near by pubs and villages. Timetables are published one month prior to each event.

Bus Rally (Sunday)

Bus Rally (Sunday)

We have had as many as 50 buses attend on the Sunday of this weekend. The service that connects with local transport links is extended to include the visiting buses in service.