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Babbacombe Model Village

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Address: Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
Phone Number:
+44 1803 315315
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10:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 15:00
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Babbacombe Model Village is Torquay's most popular and visited attraction....

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.

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A great place to visit, There is so much to see Its all so well done and perfectly kept, it was a true pleasure to visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place to visit, There is so much to see Its all so well done and perfectly kept, it was a true pleasure to visit

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

went there with my 9 and 7 year old grandchildren at the time they had different coloured rhinos in positions and they really enjoyed looking for them and marking off their list

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited here half term week in February, so much to see and a really well up kept model village, my children loved it

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I first visited Babbacombe Model Village in the mid 1970's when I was about 12 years old. I absolutely loved it and it stayed in my memory as a top day out when I was a kid. Returning to the area many years later with my wife and two daughters I was pleased to see it was still open so... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fab place to visit the time & dedication that as gone in to detail of the model villages is superb.we also watched a 4D film while there & the chairs move with different parts of the film & water splaches you. Great fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The model village is the best attraction I ever seen in England ! Babacombe is very nice beach and I will go there again

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Thank Ing. Klaudia J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was surprisingly good, although the £8.75 adult charge initially made us reluctant we're glad we went. Don't let the price put you off, it is actually worth what you pay. They were highly entertaining, hillarious and charming!

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Clyst St Mary, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Last visited 13 years ago with my eldest son and now again with my 8 year old. Spent just under 2 hours with something to drink, plenty of time to look around as we didn't do the work sheet that kids could tick things off on, lots to see and look at, some new things, plenty I remembered from when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful model village definitely worth looking at and good value for money. Friendly staff and easy to find

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Portishead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quite a remarkable place, with fantastic attention to detail, it is a miniture world, and a real nice place for the kids and Familly, it is worth a visit, and there is a nice pub down the steep hill right on the sea front for lunch...

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