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Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
+44 1803 315315
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Lovely placed to visit The up keep must be huge with all the details that go into it Children... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
paul p
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Fabulous place to see Father Christmas with little ones

This was a wonderful experience to have had with my son and his friends before Christmas. As well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma W
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Torquay, 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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely placed to visit The up keep must be huge with all the details that go into it Children happy and even a little crazy golf for something a little differently Would definitely go again

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful experience to have had with my son and his friends before Christmas. As well as Father Christmas there was a mini panto, 4d cinema, mini skiing and sledging, in addition to the fantastic model village itself, with the winter themed trail...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited here on two different occasions each time taking 2 grandaughters with us, first time 11 and 7 second time 8 and 3, they all loved it, looking for all the things they could find, not knowing what was around the corner, toilets...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attempted to visit the Babacombe Model Village this afternoon with our family group of 6. We travelled from Somerset via our hotel near Moretonhampstead. Traffic was particularly heavy en route and we arrived at 1503, literally 3 minutes after the advertised time for last...More

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themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry for your experience. On our website we do make it clear that latest entry is at 3.00pm, and it states the following - Open 10.30 to 3.00pm (latest entry)* *The park closes a maximum of 1 hour after latest entry. Allow at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We probably haven't been for a couple of years but were in the area on a short break just after Christmas. We had a lovely time and spent about two hours wandering around the site enjoying all the little and big things that had changed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You wont regret spending a few hours here. The detail is astonishing. It takes dedication and loving care to make an attraction like this,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to visit this place beforehand and visited on a nice sunny day! The admission price is on the deerer side of a visiting attraction and this was truely our only gripe. The attention to detail from the very beginning to the very end...More

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themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to see us and it's really great to hear that you enjoyed the Model Village Regarding the price, as you mention that we are upgrading part of the village (we are adding a new city) I assume you have visited in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant. Last time we were there was our honeymoon 1969. Now it is an incredible visit. Fantastic. A bit steep slopes to walk up n down if not good on your legs. I would go again without thinking

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themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and for your kind review

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is stunning. We spent over three hours here with our children aged 8 and 10 and we all loved it. I would imagine you could spend a lot longer here too in the warmer weather with a picnic. The landscaping alone is a...More

Thank Melanie C
themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to see us and for your fantastic review

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the whole family to see this during Christmas holiday. Absolutely magical place with all the Christmas lights, and so nice to see so many activities included in the price. Very good to be able to return during the week included in the price so...More

Thank jaccilee
themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and for your great review

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tntw2017
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
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Dawn785
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
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jamesclouds
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
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