The Midlands Garden Rail Show

14/03/2020 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and 15/03/2020 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


The model rail show for larger gauges

O gauge, g scale, gauge 1, 16mm & more

The real thing in miniature……don’t miss it

2020 marks the 19th year of The Midlands Garden Rail Show which returns to the Warwickshire Event Centre in Leamington Spa on the 14th &15th March. The show continues to go from strength to strength and is regarded as one of the leading garden rail exhibitions in the UK.

The exhibition, is well supported and organisers are expecting over 35 leading suppliers and 15 layouts and displays covering many gauges, attracting over 2,000 enthusiasts from all over the UK and Europe. Visitors will see live steam model locomotives hauling coaches and wagons - the real thing in miniature.

Local clubs and societies will also be present showcasing their members work, and providing advice from their experiences. There will be leading specialist suppliers and retailers at the exhibition, giving you the opportunity to buy complete models and layouts or everything you need to make your own - inspiration and everything you need to enjoy this hobby under one roof, no matter what your age.

Organisers are looking forward to presenting another inspiring exhibition showcasing exciting railway layouts covering the larger gauges and scales! Also including some small, inspiring demonstrations providing a good insight into the technical side of modelling garden railways and their rolling stock, starting with kits and adding 3D printed details!

There is ample FREE parking and full restaurant facilities available at the venue.

For further details and discounted tickets please go to

Entry Fees

Admission Price Advance Ticket* Full Price Ticket**

Adult £8.00 £9.00

Senior Citizen £7.50 £8.50

Child (5-14) £3.50 £4.50

Children under 5 free entry when accompanied by a paying adult/senior.

*Advance - Tickets are available via our website at discounted prices.

**Full Price - Tickets are available on the day from the ticket office.

All advanced ticket sales close at midnight on Tuesday 10th March 2020. After this time tickets are available on the day of your visit on arrival at the venue at full price ticket rate.

Contact Details

Contact: Harriette (Marketing Assistant)


Email Address: View Email Address

Telephone: 01926 614 101

Warwickshire Event Centre
The Fosse
Fosse Way
Leamington Spa
CV31 1XN

Social Media Sites

The Midlands Garden Rail Show has the following social media sites:

Lightmoor PressModel Rail Magazine
Lightmoor Press

All of the information available on the website is available freely online or provided directly by the clubs. Whilst we make every effort to ensure the information is accurate and up to date, makes no guarantee about the validity of the information provided. You should always contact a club before attempting to visit to avoid disappointment. Club members can provide updated information here.