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Abingdon Miniature Village

Abingdon Miniature Village features a display of Miniature Historic Buildings of the UK, landscaped gardens, a 1000 square metre hedge maze, grassed picnic areas and Heritage Tea Rooms. Abingdon Miniature Village is named after the town of Abingdon in Oxfordshire on the River Thames which is the oldest continually inhabited town in the UK. Buildings such as the Abingdon County Hall, Church of St Nic's and Old Anchor Inn pub have been meticulously reproduced in miniature. Stage 1 of the Gardens contains over 4000 plants with 250 different species. Abingdon Miniature Village is located just south of Perth at Mandurah and has proved to be an enchanted wonderland for all to enjoy.

Album by gladysclancy. Photos by Gladys. 1 - 49 of 49 Total. 5033 Visits.
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Model Steam Train and Station
Omnibury Station opened in 1865 and is painted in the blue and white colours of the Calendonian Railway Company.

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Model Steam Train and Station
The model steam train is 1:22.5 scale and the model of Omnibury Station is in a similar scale.

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Model Steam Train and Station
The train is operated by an electronic beam as you step onto the bridge, and will then leave the station and complete two circuits before resting.

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Staircase Cottage
Originally built as a school in the Tudor-Revival style of the 1800's, Staircase Cottage is now a private residence.

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Silver Hamlet
A typical hamlet setting amongst the hills and valleys.

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Honington Cottages
Situated in Warwickshire, these cottages from Honington were built around the 18th Century and show how the different styles of building were successfully combined.

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St Mary's Church, Wherstead, Suffolk
The church nave is 11th Century from the Norman era with various additions up until the 15th Century when the tower was added.

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Bayleaf Farmhouse
Originally built in the 15th Century in Chiddingstone, Kent. Bayleaf is a timber framed hall-house.

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Bayleaf Farmhouse
Note the bakers oven on the side of the house that was added around the late 16th Century.

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Toll Cottage
Toll cottages were provided on the turnpike roads in the 18th & 19th Centuries to collect tolls from passing traffic, the money being used to repair and maintain the road.

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This mill is from Lurgashall in Sussex and was used for grinding corn for flour and animal feed.

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Garden View near Watermill

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Barge on the River

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Red Lion Pub & Inn Keepers House
There are many Red Lion Pubs scattered throughout England.

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Red Lion Pub & Inn Keepers House
This Red Lion Pub is from Avebury, Wiltshire and was built in the early 17th Century. It has a beautifully thatched roof and half timbered walls.

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Abingdon Market Place Shops
The model replicates the buildings of Abingdon as seen since the turn of the new century.

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St Nicholas' Church
St Nicholas' Church, Abbey Arch & Guildhall. Intricate and detailed work was required to reproduce the original stonework, doors, arches and windows.

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St Nicholas' Church
St Nicholas' Church, Abbey Arch and Guildhall.

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County Hall & Burford Bridge
The county Hall was built between 1678 and 1682. The lower level was used as a market and the upper floor as a court room. Today, this floor houses the Abingdon Museum.

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Garden View
Bright red petunias make a neat border edged with limestone rocks.

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Old Anchor Inn
Situated on the Thames River is the Old Anchor Inn and Wharf.

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View of Gardens

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Village Green
This view shows the size of the models in relation to the people.

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Village Green

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Village Green
Model Villagers are having a game of Cricket on the Green.

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East Side of Village Green

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Golf Club
This club house is representative of many golf clubs throughout the UK.

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The Birthplace of William Shakespeare
Like most of the houses in Stratford-upon-Avon, it was a product of local materials, timber from the forest of Arden and stone from the village of Wilmcote.

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The Birthplace of William Shakespeare
A famous house from Stratford-upon-Avon in which William Shakespeare was born and spent his early years.

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Mary Arden's House
Mary Arden's House (Shakespeare's mother) is in Wilmcote, 3 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Shottery, was the home of William Shakespeare's wife before her marriage, and is one of Englands most famous buildings.

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Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Outstanding architectural and picturesque appeal make it a well-known cottage.

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Maze viewed from Lookout

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View of Gardens from Lookout

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Golf Course viewed from Lookout

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Village Green from Lookout

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Sinton Court Manor
A grand manor from Sinton Green in Worcestershire complete with a large Victorian conservatory, seven bedrooms and separate guest suite.

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Irish Farm Cottage
A traditional Irish farm cottage in Connemara. Rough thatched roof made from straw and stone whitewashed walls.

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Petunias and Salvia

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Neat Gardens

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Water Fountain

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Bleeding Heart Tree
Bleeding Heart Tree or Queensland Poplar (Homalanthus populifolius) at Abingdon Gardens.

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Pink Hibiscus

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Single Hibiscus

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Orange Hibiscus

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Heritage Garden Roses
Near entrance to Abingdon Heritage Tea Rooms.

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Heritage Tea Rooms
To establish a traditional tearoom at Abingdon Gardens, the owners have renovated and decorated an old 1940's house into their tearooms.

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Heritage Roses on Arch

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Jacaranda mimosifolia at Abingdon Gardens.

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