Peak Model RailwayExhibition 2018

9th and 10th June


Situated in the heart of the Peak District of Derbyshire Bakewell is a busy town with a variety of shops and cafes. The Peak Exhibition is held at the Agricultural Business Centre which is a modern purpose built venue surrounded by a large 'Pay and Display' car park a short distance from the town centre.


The Exhibition hosts up to 15 layouts together with a selection of traders selling books and model railway items (both new and secondhand).


Opening times 

10am to 5pm both days.


Admission Prices

Adults              £5

Concessions   £4

Family            £12


How to get there by Car

The Agricultural Business Centre is well signposted on all roads leading to Bakewell, the access road being approximately half a mile south of the Town Centre on the A6 heading towards Matlock. The Post Code for the Centre is DE45 1AH.


How to get there by Bus

Frequent bus services run from the surrounding towns and villages direct to the centre of Bakewell, a short level walk away from the Agricultural Business Centre. Details of bus times are available from the Derbyshire County Council online journey planner 


Details of layouts on dislay at the Exhibition and the traders who will be attending will be listed here early next month. 

Cromford Mill 2018

7th August to 2nd September


Wingfield Junction and Mettesford 


Wingfield Junction and Mettesford will again be on display at Cromford Mills between Tuesday 7th August and Sunday 2nd September from 11am to 4pm. This mini exhibition will be open every day except Mondays (but open on Bank Holiday Monday 27th August) Admission to this mini-exhibition is free wtih donations requested to be given to Sheffield and Chesterfield Hospitals Special Care Baby Units.


£1274 was raised during the three weeks of the exhibition in 2017. Since the Cromford event started in 2010 over £16000 has been donated to the two hospitals.




Wingfield Junction



Peak Model Railway Exhibition 2017


These photos are of our 2017 exhibition.  

Forth Bridge

 Doug Kightley's 1/450th scale model of the Forth Bridge was awarded Layout of the Show

Roanoak Roundhouse

 The Norfolk and Western Railroad was the last operator of steam in the USA and Roanoak is based in the 1950's



Sutton Hilltop by Macclesfield Model Railway Group

 A large circular layout showing local and express trains running through the uplands.




Yorkshire Coast Tramways


Barnsley Model Railway Club brought their impressive tram and road scene, to see the road vehicles move around the layout alongside the trams is very impressive.