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Godshill Model Village

High Street, Godshill PO38 3HH, England
+44 1983 840270
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Open from March to October. Authentic retro attraction that will take you on a trip down memory lane. Beautifully recreated models of Godshill and Shanklin Old Villages as they were in the 1920's and 30's. Passionate about details, the models are true representations of the houses, cottages and pubs you can still see in the 'real world'. NHS Partner Garden supporting the work of the Royal Horticultural Society. The gardens are packed with conifers and shrubs in the Japanese style of Niwaki, that will make you want to dash home and start gardening... Our customers tell us we inspire them or that they would like to take one of our gardeners home with them! Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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High Street, Godshill PO38 3HH, England
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+44 1983 840270
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"attention to detail"
in 179 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 159 reviews
"isle of wight"
in 155 reviews
"football match"
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"football pitch"
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"all ages"
in 88 reviews
"quiz sheet"
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"trees and shrubs"
in 17 reviews
"gift shop"
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"little gem"
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"value for money"
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"family ticket"
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"great attraction"
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"lovely place"
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Reviewed yesterday

Quality, quality, quality. Beautifully trimmed topiary. Something for all the family with well maintained buildings and the interesting feature of a village within a village. Highly recommended. Even has a nice seating area outside a refreshment hut.

Thank TimJackson04
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lovely few hours spent here. Just enough for a morning or afternoon visit. All well kept. Could do with more signage to explain what things were. Toilets on site. Would definitely return.

Thank SeaMorview
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We love Godshill Model Village - even though we’ve already been 4/5 times before we always spot something new. This year my Daughters and their Nan had great fun trying to spot all the hidden squirrels. They got a respectable 17! There is a little...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A fascinating place showing parts of the Island in miniature-because it was made a while ago it shows parts of the Island that I remember as a child and there is much attention to detail

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Summary - better than expected, great for kids and we later identified places in the real world thanks to the model I must admit I wasn’t fully committed to this visit but my spouse wanted to go so I came along. It was better than...More

Thank Gina B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best model village we have been too. Lots to see and very well thought out and looked after. Great fun, loved the quiz!!

Thank Emma P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The problem with the negative reviewers is they haven’t the imagination to join in with the fun, if you give you will be rewarded here. The attention to detail is very clever and grounds well kept.

Thank Tbutty
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Reviewed 3 days ago

For a late afternoon trip out whilst on holiday it was an attraction that was open until 6pm in August and looked very popular. It was very well designed and created. Small fruit trees too. Worth the money and on a lovely evening too. A...More

Thank JenPen89
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are quite a few model villages around the UK. This one is good fun, but as the scale is a bit larger than some others it doesn’t take long to get round. Perhaps if we’d had young children with us it might have held...More

Thank J B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great place to go with the whole family .great for all ages a great place to go.quiet reasonable price to great to see all the little house people and the many minutes trees and shrubs.

Thank marai o
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