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5" Gauge Garden Railways


I hope to use this section to help share the fun that can be had from garden railways.

Ride on Railways -

Middleton Garden Railway

Our garden railway and its current progress.

  • Index - Our own dedicated section on the website

Directory of 5" Gauge Railways I cannot keep up with a site like this. It is much more comprehensive than my limited links and pages.

Some links and articles

Railways by A-Z


Akubi Lightweight Railway

Bentengaoka Short Line


Bellaria, Alpine & Northern five inch gauge garden railway

5" gauge ground level - Italian Railway

The Blatchington Branch Garden Railway

5" Gauge railway around the house

Corris Hill Railway

Chris Rennie's railway. Home to Trojan 4

Link to own excellent website -


Cronk Aashen Railway

Isle of Man railway with a view

Miles Shearman - Email - miles at manx.net

Croston & Longcroft Railway

Small garden railway with its own website


The Ellingham Light Railway

The Ellingham Light Railway - garden railway in Suffolk

Holiday Island Miniature Railway

Proving you don't need a big garden (45' x 45') for a 5" gauge railway

This railway has now been lifted and sold

The Joys of Life Railway

A 5 inch gauge in North Wales


The Little Warren Railway

A 5 inch gauge garden railway in Constable Country

Low Mountains Railway

Denmark - Home of Hercules No. 9


Lyngford Light Railway

Terry Bowdens West Country garden railway. Single loop with no points. Now includes links and tour page.


The Lyminge Miniature Railway

Ken Laverty's railway around his house. Yes around the house

Salfords Light Railway - (now dismantled)

Amongst other things was home to Trojan 12 - Loco now overseas

See John Oxlade's website charting the construction to closure of this small railway. Excellent example of what can be achieved in a medium sized garden.


The Tat Bank Garden Railway


Home to amongst other things a Hercules loco which arrived, late 2006

Walkers Railway

Mick Walkers own website on his garden railway. Walkers Railway is home to Trojan No. 10.

Walkers Railway

West Wickham Ride on Railway

Excellent garden railway site complete with video of the line





7.25" Railway but many items of interest to the 5" gauge owners.

Strawberry Line Miniature Railway

Britians only commercial 5" gauge ground level railway


Fantastic collection of locomotives.

60p per ride on top of park entry. Plan a day trip to obtain value for money.


If you have a railway and would like to share pictures, descriptions etc.. please feel free to forward details. I would be more than happy to compile a few pages on your behalf in the name of sharing a hobby.

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