Scales & Gauges:
1mm, 2mm, 4mm, 7mm,
T, N, HO, OO, 009, O.
Harburn Hobbies founded in the '30s, is the longest established model shop in Scotland, well stocked with British railway products in N & 00 with many models displayed in illuminated cabinets. The shop, situated on the Leith Walk thoroughfare, is 1/2 mile from Waverley Station. Lothian Buses 7 10 12 14 16 22 25 49 & 'Majestic' open top tour pass the door. Parking is available outside (1hr FREE!) and in side streets (Ticket parking). Tram stop is York Place by the Playhouse Theatre, a short walk.
Previously submitted Customer Comments
Tommy , Waterfoot , Eaglesham , Glasgow -
15 Jan 2017 -
Visited on Saturday and came out with a few bargain buys......staff very nice and helpful and are happy for you to browse.....First class 5 star plus....
Emmanuel , Paris, France -
06 Aug 2016 -
I had the opportunity to visit Harburn Hobbies during holidays in Scottland (I am French) The shop is nice with a lot of display cabinets showing a lot of models. But what is more important is the contact with the people, I had a question about a gaugemaster device and the answer was detailled and they took quite a lot of time to explain all the details.
So I rated 10 because it is not so usual to find this level of service and people loving to do that.
That was a very good experience with mail contacts following.
Note for Canadians and French readers: the Lady speacks very well french.
Stephen , Ellesmere Port -
19 Oct 2014 -
In the city for a day, and had a plan to visit at least two of the outlets shown on this site.Excellent shop, well laid out with loads of stock and plenty of new releases Staff were friendly enough in spite of the langauge barrier (Joke) small selection of second hand items, had no trouble spending, well worth a visit
Richard , Belfast -
23 Feb 2014 -
One of the best model shops ive been into in years, loads of great items for all sorts of hobbest.I was there in sept 2013
Alan , Mansfield Nttinghamshire -
25 Nov 2013 -
Just received harburn hobbies latest Bachmann limited edition wagon scottish & newcastle breweries limited 14 ton tank wagon a out standing model. Grahame kept me fully informed of the progress of the release of the wagon and delivery 5 star all round service thank you.
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