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Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
+44 1803 315315
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England in miniature

Fascinating reproduction of England. Layout and models very realistic, especially sound... read more

Reviewed today
Len and Teresa ... A
Downham Market, United Kingdom
Absolutely incredible!

My partner and I visited the model village this weekend and we were both absolutely blown away! The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Zoe S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Babbacombe Model Village is Torquay's most popular and visited attraction. Representing British life and culture over the last five decades all in miniature. Animated scenes, along with touches of very English humour bring it all to life. Taking you on a fun, informative and nostalgic trip through the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s to present day, it has appeal for all ages. Famous for its lovely setting in 4 acres of award-winning gardens that are a delight to experience all year round. NOTE: Opening times signify the admission times - opening to latest entry.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
+44 1803 315315
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Reviewed today

Fascinating reproduction of England. Layout and models very realistic, especially sound effects.Thank you to the creators.

Thank Len and Teresa ... A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and I visited the model village this weekend and we were both absolutely blown away! The detail that goes in to these models is fascinating and they look like real world buildings, just in miniature!! We paid the extra £1.50 to go in...More

Thank Zoe S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was more than impressed with this attraction. I had expected to be underwhelmed but was so wrong. Well worth a visit, with or without children. The whole area was immaculately kept. Congratulations to management and staff!

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been to model villages before and have never really found them interesting, but the Babbacombe Model Village is really in a league of its own. The attention to detail is amazing, and there's so much to see. Many of the models will bring a...More

Thank jessielovestravel123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing day out for little cost . Well worth the money . The detail in these models were life like and also there were little hidden jokes to be found . The inside Eastenders set was fantastic .

Thank jan51959
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here after a 5 year gap, it is better than before.......i cant say too much as would not want to spoil anyones visit but go explore and enjoy the magic of the model village, and remember to get your selfie done as you leave...More

Thank lucilou123Portsmouth
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with my partner and had a really enjoyable visit! There was plenty to see and we thought it was well worth the money. Was pleasantly surprised to see all of the attractions were really contemporary which gave it that modern touch that kids would...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The model village is a quaint place to visit and does bring a smile to your face. We spent a good morning looking at the models, which didn't really represent anything too local but were nevertheless detailed well built. Try the 4d theatre, very good....More

Thank Shon A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had fun as a group of Adults wandering around here. Had a few laughs at the names of all the stores very witty to say the least. Attention to detail was brilliant it’s all very tongue in cheek even to the point of a...More

Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and hubby have been to a lot of model villages in our time but we both think that this one is one of the best, the attention to detail and the animatronics are really very good,its a reasonable price to get in and if...More

Thank helen p
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24 April 2017|
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Response from themodelvillage | Property representative |
The Model Village is open every day, but we also open every Thursday evening for illuminations. Many visitors get the photo-pass on their first visit so they can return for free within 7 days enabling them to visit day and... More
21 March 2017|
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Response from applebykaren1968 | Reviewed this property |
It's very steep in places and very narrow it depends on the type of wheelchair you have
7 January 2017|
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Response from themodelvillage | Property representative |
The best advice is to check the model village website (linked from our page here) and click 'find/contact' at the top