The Model Railway in Sligo Opens

We are big fans of model railways in this house, so we were delighted to hear that Sligo Folk Park in Riverstown now has a model railway. We went along to check it out and we were blown away! The layout is huge, it’s one of Ireland’s largest model railways.

We were talking to Alex Sneyder, who built the impressive railway and he was telling us about all the plans he has for the layout, as with most model railways it’s very much a work in progress, and we can’t wait to go back and see it again.

Sligo Folk Park is well worth a visit and is now an even better day out with the addition of the railway. You can read my blog post about the folk park here. Since I wrote that post there are now goats, ducks and rabbits for you to pet. In fact every time I go back there is something new to see.

Mrs Buckley’s Cottage is also in the process of being renovated, I’m sure it’ll be lovely when it’s finished.

Well done to all at Sligo Folk Park for all their hard work, they have also just launched Party at the Park:
The Birthday party package deal includes:
Personal, decorated party room
Access to all park amenities (all exhibits, fairy garden, model train exhibit, game yard)
Petting Zoo by Wildlife West Rescue
Birthday Cake
Finger food and drinks
Games (Hockey, Football,etc)
Goodie bags
Media Projector (for those embarrassing family slide shows or movies)

Get in touch with them at to book.

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