Episode 50 of our ‘Throwback Thursday’ series takes us back to 2015 when we visited Gypsy Wood Park, which is farm park with a model railway and miniature train,based in Dinas, near Caernarfon, North Wales.

The park has something for everyone with the extensive model railway with a wide variety of locos and designs. The farm park has a wide variety of animals Goats, Pigs and Cows, birds and smaller animals like Guinea Pigs.

Also available in the Model Railway section of the park, is a voluntary guide walk where you can go ‘behind the scenes’ of the model railway and see how the railway is controlled.

The park also has a small miniature train. The loco you will be behind is Woody, the loco is a battery powered ‘steam’ engine. The railway takes you on a short journey through the farm, don’t forget to shout DRAGON if you see one on your journey 🙂

A few pictures of our visit to Gypsy Wood Park

Guinea Pigs at Gypsy Wood Park
Guinea Pigs
Woody at Gypsy Wood Park
Woody
Model of a Double Farlie loco at Gypsy Wood Park
Model of a Double Farlie loco
Miniature Railway at Gypsy Wood Park
Miniature Railway
Goat in the Farm Park at Gypsy Wood Park
Goat in the Farm Park

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Michael Holden avatar
I have had an interest in Railways for as long as I can remember. I am a member of a number of heritage railways and actively volunteer at 2 of them. I enjoy all types of railways, real life, model and simulations. I started RailAdvent in 2014 and am the main editor of the site.

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