Welcome to The Fancott Miniature Railway

The Oldest Miniature Railway located on the grounds of a Public House, The Fancott Miniature Railway (FMR) is a 7¼ inch miniature railway located in the gardens of The Fancott Public House near Toddington, Bedfordshire. There has been a railways on the grounds of The Fancott Pub for over 30 years in one form or another. The railway will reopen on Saturday 1st May, before visiting you will need to book a ticket here.

We’re pleased to announce we’ll have souvenir mugs available to buy when we re-open! There are four to choose from, each featuring one of our lovely locos - Herbie, The Phoenix, Dark Star and Davanna - £8 each OR get the full set for JUST £25! Available to buy from our new ticket office when we open in May! Choo choo! 🚂🚂🚂🚂 ... See MoreSee Less
Just six weeks away from opening and our volunteers have been out in full force today working in the rain - lots of painting as well as preparing the ground to fix one of the points! Our improvements and maintenance are coming along nicely - we’re looking forward to sharing it all with you very soon!! 🚂 ... See MoreSee Less
FMR would like to express our sympathy for the passing of HRH Duke of Edinburgh. Amongst other charities, he was involved in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, giving millions of youths around the world opportunities for experiences they wouldn’t normally have had. RIP HRH. ... See MoreSee Less
Good news!! I recently applied for a Ward Councillor's Grant to help us complete the Ticket Office and today I received an email from Central Bedfordshire Council informing me they have approved our grant application for £200! Our application was supported by Toddington Ward Councillor Mary Walsh who has also visited the Railway previously and has said she will visit again to see our progress.Don't forget to visit our Just Giving page as every donation will enable us to improve the railway for the future. Thanks - The FMR Team. ... See MoreSee Less