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Bentley House, a Palladian-style mansion designed by ErithBentley Miniature Railway is the publicly operated miniature passenger carrying ground level railway run in the grounds of the Bentley Estate

The railway operates 7¼ inch scale model locomotives and runs most weekends during the summer. Bentley Miniature Railway offers rides only to Bentley visitors and is subject to a fee of just £2 per person per trip.

Bentley, located just 5 miles south of Uckfield, the railway offers views of, what could be considered, the centrepiece of Bentley, the Raymond Erith's Palladian inspired House which remained home to Mary Askew up until her death in November 2008. This includes the formal gardens by Jim Russell which have been developed with the Askew's vision since 1937 to their current standard.
Additionally you can visit our friends at Branching out adventures in the Glyndebourne Wood, which in the spring has some beautiful bluebell walks and is a peaceful break from the hectic pace of modern life at any time of the year.

The railway is owned and operated by volunteers who are members of Bentley Miniature Railway Limited, which is a company incorporated in England and Wales, company number 8775876, registered address: Harveys Lane, Ringmer, BN8 5AF. Bentley Miniature Railway is affiliated to the Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies.

The club meets each weekend to operate public services and most weeks there are works parties during the day to allow members to conduct maintenance on the railway and associated infrastructure.

The cost of full membership is just £25 per year.

If you are interested in the activities of Bentley Miniature Railway Limited or would like to contact us for any other reason then please either email us or complete the simple form on our contact page. We will attempt to contact you as soon as possible.

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