We are fortunate to live in and area where we are spoilt for choice by model shops. They provide us with the means to enjoy our hobby often ready to help with useful advice when asked.
Kindly the local model shops offer discounts to club members who show their NDMS membership cards so don’t forget yours.
Without our local model shops many of us would struggle to enjoy our hobby. So…


‘Youings of Barnstaple’
 72 Boutport St, Barnstaple EX31 1SR

Monday -Friday 10 AM – 4 PM
Saturday 9 AM – 5  PM

Tel : 01271 377386

‘Games Workshop’
8, Queens House, Queen St, Barnstaple EX32 8HJ

Tuesday – Saturday  10 AM – 5 PM

Tel : 01271 859115

‘Small World’
42 Bear St, Barnstaple EX32 7DB 

Tuesday – Saturday  10 AM – 4 PM

Tel : 01271 859400

‘Shady Lane Models’
11 Grenville St, Bideford EX39 2EA

Monday -Friday 9.30 AM – 5 PM
Saturday 9 AM – 5  PM

Tel : 01237 238872

‘Osborn’s Models’
7 Honestone St, Bideford EX39 2DL

Tuesday -Friday 10 AM – 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 4  PM

Tel : 01237 423453

‘Simon’s Trains’
6 Bank House, Chapel Street, Holsworthy EX22 6AR

Tuesday -Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

Tel : 01409 255510

18 High Street, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9DF

Monday – Saturday 9 AM – 5.30 PM

Tel : 01271 268353


A couple of the members have YouTube channels which you may find useful to develop your model making techniques.


Looking for some hard to find supplies, a base for your latest model or someone to do some short run photoetching?
These sites may be able to help you. They have all provided services to club members and can be highly recommended.

4D Model Making Materials

4D do supply materials but the ace up their sleeve is the services they offer. You supply the artwork and they can doe the following, photoetching, dry transfers, laser cutting and engraving, vinyl cutting, resin and metal casting and bespoke trees. Check out their site to find out more

Allwood Products

Allwood products specialise in bases not only for trophies but also models. They have a standard range of base sizes and colours but can also make you a custom base if you supply them a drawing. They are very helpful and highly recommended. Check out their site to find out more

EMA Model Supplies

EMA Model Supplies provide materials to professional model makers for film TV and architectural modelmaking. Their online shop not only has the basic materials for the small scale modeller but also some very useful larger items. Well worth checking out at

H-S Precision Engineering

If you need parts turning up for your model contact Barrie Smith at H-S Precision Engineering or have a chat on club night. Barrie is a highly skilled precision engineer with a passion for models.

HS Walsh

Whilst not targeted at modellers HS Walsh supplies the jewellery trade and stocks an excellent range of tools as well as lots of things you never knew you needed. Find out more at

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