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Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
+44 1803 315315
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Small world big attraction

Visited as part of a shearings coach trip .Great couple of hours spent the detail of the models and... read more

Reviewed today
lovableone
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Wonderful

I came to see the model village and it big and lots to see very nice and clean and up to date and... read more

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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Visited as part of a shearings coach trip .Great couple of hours spent the detail of the models and the humour of the shop signs ,well worth a visit.

Thank lovableone
Reviewed today via mobile

I came to see the model village and it big and lots to see very nice and clean and up to date and you can see so much in yore own time

Thank Hooley24
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took a trip here on Saturday 23 September was very impressed with the attraction. Very well done although some of the vehicles are slightly wrong. The 4D cinema is very good the effects were extremely good.

Thank BRIAN S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant few hours looking around.. amazing detail on the models.. lots of work gone into presenting the vilage scenes... well worth a visit

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The models are fantastic and there a great deal of attention has gone into the detail of the models. The more you look...the more you see. The ticket entitles you to go back for another visit within 7 days - just remember to get the...More

Thank Citytraveller38
Reviewed 4 days ago

What an amazing place for all ages. We visited on a late opening and so got to see it during the day and then lit up in spectacular fashion after dusk The attention to detail is incredible, we even spotted some TVs playing Eastenders in...More

Thank Joolessheffield
themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting and for your great review. It' good to hear that you enjoyed both day & night. We currently open every Thursday evening for illuminations, opening until 8.00pm (latest entry) and the lights are currently on from 6.45pm to 8.45pm. The café...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. There must have been at least 5 gardeners working full time. Very well looked after.

Thank davidholly1
themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for coming to see us and for your kind review. We have 10 full time members of staff working on gardening, model making and maintenance.

Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to the Model Village dozens of times when I was a child and with my children as they have grown up - this place never gets boring - it fascinates me every time!

Thank Lisa220375
themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited on holiday in Devon. Staff member selling tickets - enthusiastic! I had half expected it to be a tiny little hour stroll around something dissappointing. I was very wrong! So detailed and charming were the models, as well as a good amount of...More

Thank ade1982
themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting us and for your fantastic review. (I hope managed to get your Sunday lunch later :-))

Reviewed 6 days ago

An excellent attraction, the displays are well made and presented. Well worth a visit. Good car parking.

Thank _c_horne_horne
themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for coming to see 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
8 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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