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Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
+44 1803 315315
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Babbacombe Model Village
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Babbacombe Model Village
US$14 per adult
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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
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+44 1803 315315
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was quite a pricey entrance fee at nearly £11 for an adult. Took as about an hour to walk around leisurely.. although beautifully maintained the houses etc aren't overly interesting. And although the biggest UK village I wouldn't say it was the best compared with...More

Thank Rachael T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited in a party of 7 and safe to say there was something for everyone in our group aged 7 - 69. The attention to detail and quality of the exhibits are incredible. Even the horticulture is worth going for, I found it immaculate and...More

Thank lemonasterix1
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Delightful well organised and well kept model village. Huge range of sights to be seen.....Excellent attraction. the site is a little hilly but is well worth the terrain. Most enjoyable.

Thank Graham T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been a few years since we last went and a lot of changes being made .The dated Picadilly Circus has gone and a new models in its place ,the Tower of London and The Shambles of York. Paington Zoo has also been added ,we went...More

Thank Ladyrie
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was never a big fan of Model villages but this one really changed my view. The details were great and if you go round too fast you will miss some interesting and funny moments. Some of the ideas really made me laugh. A good...More

Thank Kevin R
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the Model Village as part of the Shearing holiday. My last visit was 20 years ago when I thought it was great but there was lots of new additions. Definitely recommended.

Thank SophieLancashire
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely place to go. Well maintained. Worth a visit. Very pretty. Kids will love it. Always being updated.

Thank Alisonifox
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We weren't very sure to visit this place but glad that we did. My son totally enjoyed this place and 4D was a bonus. He loved the trains and remote car racing. I will surely recommend this place for parents with kids.

Thank Manish G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to visit really enjoyed it didn’t take to long to walk round tho so not a all day thing to do with the kids

Thank Sue G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The day we visited was a rare drizzly cloudy day during this sizzling July. However, this did not stop us having a very enjoyable visit. One of us had never been before, the other not for many years - we both found new things to...More

Thank Barbara V
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eawatts22
11 July 2018|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Give it about 2 hours, then relax in the cafe
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Simon M
28 June 2018|
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Response from Bob L | Reviewed this property |
Adult £11.95 Senior (over 65s) £10.95 Child (3 to 14 yrs) £9.95 4 or more people discount 75p per person* 4D Theatre (optional) £1.50 Plenty of parking spaces ,but council charges apply. Great to visit though, nice... More
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Andrew L
12 March 2018|
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Response from paul p | Reviewed this property |
You probably have the answer by now for definite but if not here’s a copy and paste direct from there site 👍 Yes, except for the tearoom and 4D cinema. They must be kept on a short lead and you must stay with them the... More
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