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Bentley Miniature Railway

Ground level 5in. & 71/4in. gauge, using steam and non-steam locomotives to standard and narrow-gauge profiles. One mile long (71/4in.), with three stations run in the grounds of Bentley Estate.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Uckfield Model Railway Club Ltd


Bentley Country Park Halland Lewes East Sussex BN8 5AF

  • 0845 867 2583
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Open days

Fri-Mon, Wed 6-22 Apr, 24 Jul-4 Sep. Sun & BHol Sat & Mon 28 Apr-19 May, Sep. Sat-Sun 25 May-21 Jul. Also 31 May.


By Bus: 28, 29, 29A

By Rail: Uckfield / 4 miles

From the Steam Heritage Shop

December 2018

  • Autumn Ploughing
  • True Diversification – stunning new engine canopies
  • Two’s Company – a pair of AEC Mandator
  • Pete’s Engine – a half size Burrell
  • A Dream Come True – building a new Showman's van
  • Little Loco ‘Tom Thumb’ – a very early American railway loco
  • Ferguson Frenzy in Herefordshire


Reflections of Living Steam

Barry J Finch is a well known photographer of road and agricultural steam engines and has published a number of books in the 1960s and 1970s of photographs…


Fred Dibnah’s World of Steam, Steel & Stone Vol.1

Combining extensive unseen footage with highlights from Fred’s programmes over the last seven years, this series looks at the many sides of Fred…


August 2019

  • On the Line to Devil’s Bridge
  • Moving forward – preservation in Aberdeen
  • Party Time at Hollycombe
  • Ellan Vannin Revisited
  • Heading East via West Bay
  • Rebuilding the Rochefort ‘Pont Transbordeur’


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