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I'm just back from Pecorama (hugley disapointing) and the Seaton Colyford tramway.
Seaton Trams. This was a huge sucess, the trams were great, the journey
unique, and I can highly recommend it. Ok I've been to Peco many times before, and we just wanted an easy drive to see the sea. I thought there were more layouts, yes the narrow gauge steam is an attraction for some,
and yes it's nice for families. The shop has been revamped , they must sell the most expencive track in the country there, (shades of resale price maintenace) and I was quite proud of myself as I did'nt buy anything, not even the Beano !.
yes I totally recommend the tram trip it's brilliant, and just look at the activites.
 

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3 1/2 miles of tramway, a lovely restored SR Station at Colyford, and I counted 12 different trams running yesterday, and you have Pecorama just down the road, so it's a good day out. As I said I've been to Pecorama
before, so it's a little unfair. Yes good day out, and the Mrs enjoyed it was well.
One area at Peco that did impress is the new layout Westbridge featuring the Ratio viaduct the presentation of this is superb. Modelling standards are very high. Of course a 19 arch viaduct using Will kits would be very expencive for the individual.

 

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Went there years ago before I got back into modelling again. A bit of a bitch for parking Mevagessy,
this is my version of spelling it. if your down there go for it. Well worth a visit is the Ratio / Wills shop at Buckfastleigh, and just down the road is the Station, which I think has a model shop. On the north coast probably not worth it for you is Watchet and the Mecca (mainly trains) difficult to find, because of the kink in the road, I always miss it the first time. Some intresting personalities in this shop, well worth observing some of the antics. Charles Dickens would have a field day. They have a great reputation for mail order, thats their speciality. Highly recommended. Don't expect to find any R-T-R in the shop. If you've never been, and make an early start, the pub at Raleigh Cross comes with my personal endorsement (great views over the channel)
for a good lunch.
I suguest you print a map from Street map or some other source.


Re Peco's prices, I used to do the same thing in my business. The farm was the most expencive place to buy Mushrooms. We did this mainly to discourage the tourists as we called them. ( In fact I had a sign errected on the drive to the farm in the end) ( salesmen by appointment only no day trippers and tourists)
 
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