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Babbacombe Model Village
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Babbacombe Model Village
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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...more
Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
+44 1803 315315
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All reviews attention to detail fire breathing dragon cinema experience the dragon lit up all ages up to date well worth a visit free return mini golf crazy golf hard work few hours couple of hours sense of humour return visit gift shop
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this place mid week. The place is great. We saw the 4d cinema offering which was fun. As we both wear glasses we put on the 3d specs over our own as instructed. They were not very comfortable and there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I first want to thank all the staff who keep Model Village up to date and looking great. The amount of work that goes into keeping model village look how it is, is amazing. Some amazing attention to detail to be found all around the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jordb2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

We recently took our grandson to the model village and he absolutely loved it. We did too! The entire site is filled with wonderful model buildings and really nicely-done settings such as village greens, harbour, circus, and so forth. Many of the shop models have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Graham W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a dull January morning so many tourist attractions are closed but this was open. We went not expecting too much but it far surpassed expectations. We thought it would be great to take the grandchildren but thoroughly enjoyed it without them. It was far...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank m0zc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great day out for anyone, whether you have children or not. This place makes you feel like a kid again as you go around looking at all the models that are there, the detail & the sets are impeccable. You have various...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Androulla P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going here for past 40 years as our children grew up now go with our grandchildren and great grandson .this model village gets better all the time it’s a place where you don’t just go once as it’s for ever changing and the detail...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rcobb2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited other model villages by other designers this was a very pleasant experience. It is as much for the adults as for children with a wide ranging number of models and scenes and included a 4D film. There is also some comedy included with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank The_Magpie_on_Tour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found the Model Village to be absolutely fascinating and really enjoyed our visit. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank I6001XSdavidh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fantastic small attraction with huge amounts of detail in each and every model. We walked around twice and kept spotting new things. The evening illuminations are wonderful. Be aware that some parts of the attraction are on a very steep hill which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
7  Thank TinBoxTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a trip well worth the visit an excellent a day out for people of all ages ample parking the village itself is an unbelievable the amount of small detail that has gone into every model and the patience it must take and once...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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24 September 2018|
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Response from farscapebirmingham | Reviewed this property |
no only thur eve from sept
24 August 2018|
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Response from L9821UEmartins | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely and also have time to eat in the model village restaurant. You can also get your entrance tickets validated to return in the evening to see the village in lights. It’s really good
Cheryl G
5 August 2018|
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Response from wendyhawkins40 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, well behaved dogs are welcome at the model village.