Welcome to Lilliput Lane Cottages

presented by Viv Marston


   Crazy last chance sale list

   Pockets for deeds

   Annual fair

   Pictures of retired models (A-L)
   Pictures of retired models (M-Z)
   Pictures of original buildings


   Terms and conditions

   Contact us


Thank you for visiting us! Since 1982, when Lilliput Lane was founded, we have been actively selling Lilliput Lane cottages. Even though Lilliput Lane ceased operations near the end of 2016, we have many secondary market cottages available.

All our stock is now shown on the Crazy Last Chance Sale page of our website.

In addition, our years of experience with Lilliput Lane cottages allows us to bring to you:

Crafts from Cumbria

Every year since 2012 we have held a three-day craft fair in St. Andrew's Church, Penrith, on the edge of the beautiful Lake District in England. Recently we have held one in August and another in November. Approximately 20 local craft workers have taken part each time, and we have donated a percentage of the profits to St. Andrew's and to local charities. In total this has usually amounted to over £3,000 each year.

Unfortunately the Covid pandemic has prevented our craft fairs from taking place, so a small group of us have put together a catalogue showing some of our work. See the cover of the catalogue, or view the full catalogue. For general enquiries, please contact viv@VivMarston.com. To place an order, please email the person whose name is on each page. Please note that there will be postage on top of all prices.

Retirement of Books

Since the 1990s we have been producing two books to enrich your Lilliput Lane collection. Lilliput Lane – The Complete Collectors Guide was released in 1995 as a loose-leaf reference book, with full colour pictures and information about each model. Starting with almost 1,000 pages, the book has grown with semi-annual updates to over 3,600 pages in length! The Pocket Guide to Lilliput Lane Cottages was introduced in 1998 to meet the needs of collectors who wanted to carry a quick-reference guide with them when shopping for models. To keep this book current, we have produced either a new edition or a supplement to this book every two years.

We have both retired from our regular jobs, and family obligations along with other activities and factors make it necessary for us to announce the retirement of our books. We will be discontinuing our updates to Lilliput Lane – The Complete Collectors Guide at the end of 2016. Until then we will continue to sell extra binders (although we do not have many left) and, if your book is not up-to-date, updates for all previous years. Starting in 2017, these items will be available for sale only if we still have inventory. Similarly, we will no longer be producing new editions or supplements to The Pocket Guide to Lilliput Lane Cottages, so the sixth edition with the 2008–2014 supplement is the last edition of that book.

We want to thank each of you for your dedication to our books. Producing them has required a lot of hard work over the past two decades, but we are proud of what we have accomplished, and the kind words you have given us about the books are very much appreciated by us.

Binders for Lilliput Lane: The Complete Collectors Guide

Unfortunately, we have sold our entire inventory of binders for Lilliput Lane: The Complete Collectors Guide, and will not be receiving any more. The sheets in the book are 5-1/2 inches by 8-1/2 inches, 3-hole punched, which is a standard size in the USA, so plain binders are available from various suppliers there. One popular brand for binders in the USA is Avery, and you can see their 5-1/2 inch by 8-1/2 inch binders at http://www.avery.com/avery/en_us/Products/Binders/Durable-Binders/_/size-holds-5-1-2-x-8-1-2-paper/?N=4294967264+4294963963. You can also find a variety of binders in this size at www.amazon.com. (Please note this is not an endorsement of either Avery Products Corporation or Amazon.com, Inc.)


Change in Payment Methods

Due to rising costs in processing credit and debit card transactions, we will no longer be accepting any credit or debit card for payment after 15th October 2016. We are accepting payments by PayPal and by bank transfer, and will continue to accept cheques payable in UK pounds.

Please contact us with any questions.

2008-2014 Supplement to
The Pocket Guide To Lilliput Lane Cottages
-- Now Available -- Order Today!! --



The 2008-2014 supplement to the 6th edition of The Pocket Guide to Lilliput Lane Cottages is now available!

Place your order TODAY(see the order form).

You may see information about the two-volume 6th edition and its 2008-2014 supplement on our books page.


Complete Your Collection of Books!!

Now is the perfect time to fill in your collection of Pocket Guides. While supplies last, you can get previous editions of The Pocket Guide to Lilliput Lane Cottages at very low prices. Please print our order form for special prices. Hurry, because quantities are very limited!

The Pocket Guide to Lilliput Lane Cottages

Please browse through our website and see the extensive inventory of secondary market cottages we have available for sale. Learn about our books that will help you become a more informed collector. Enjoy the pictures of your favourite models that you will find throughout the site.

Please contact us with any questions you have, or to place an order.

Best wishes, and happy collecting!
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