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The Model Village

Open today: 10:00 - 15:45
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Fun half an hour

Enjoyed my visit to the model village, was a good way to spend a spare half hour I had. Cheap... read more

Reviewed yesterday
emuslushy
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London, United Kingdom
Model fun

Lovely visit with my family including my nieces ages 8 and 6. Fun afternoon visiting the model... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sam_C66
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Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
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Grade II listed 1/9th scale replica of the village of Bourton on the Water, open every day except Christmas Day.
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Rissington Road | The Old New Inn, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AF, England
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All reviews attention to detail miniature version pay extra exact replica worth a visit up to date the real thing cotswold stone half an hour walk around entrance fee an adult value for money model scale village church
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed my visit to the model village, was a good way to spend a spare half hour I had. Cheap entry fee and lots of details within the village. Look for the model within the model. There was a pay and display car park up...More

Thank emuslushy
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the places we visited while growing up in England was the 'Model Village' so when it was going to work to revisit the place all these years later, I was really quite anticipating our time there. Time certainly changes perspective on things and...More

Thank travelerted
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was no doubt an excellent tourist attraction m as ny yeas ago. The well weathered state of some of the buildings was not what we expected. Yes there are some updated buildings but overall the attraction is poor. In addition you have to pay...More

Thank derekwales654
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We now have 1051 four and five star reviews,thanks all.We have a four star trip advisor certificate of excellence.The model village was built in 1936 from Cotswold stone as a replica of Bourton on the water,the village it is located in,and is the only grade...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely visit with my family including my nieces ages 8 and 6. Fun afternoon visiting the model village. Not too expensive but a fairly short experience plus you have to pay extra to go into the miniature models part (only £1). Nice to see new...More

Thank Sam_C66
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your fun review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60. Best regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So, I and three friends were on a bus tour to celebrate a special birthday. We found the model village and were not disappointed. Given that three of the four of us just about meet the 5ft mark.... the entertainment value of playing Godzilla (especially...More

Thank Tink2078
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Best review ever ,thank you very much. Very best regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent attraction for all the family. Beautiful attention to detail. Amazing scale buildings and use of local materials. Don't miss visiting the model village if you are in the area.

Thank soniat175
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your excellent review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day 10 to 3.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park, coins only,cars only. Best regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Such fun viewing the town as though we were giants! Loved the landscaping and business signs in each of the shops!

Thank CDazzi3
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your tiny five star review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.The model village was built in 1936 from Cotswold stone as a replica of Bourton on the water,the village it is located in. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the village and decided to pop in to the model village and were surprised how much we enjoyed it. Only need 30-60 minutes there but entrance was very cheap. The model of the model village was a highlight.

Thank Adam G
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your interesting review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day 10 to 3.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins only,cars only. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely small model of the actual village with all the buildings in the correct place bar the church which would be beyond the perimeter if it was. Loved the reverse periscope that puts you on ground level. All the actual shops are there and the...More

Thank MJY79
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your super review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only£3.60.We are open every day 10 to 3.45. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the visit. Good to see that the present shops/cafes etc are all recently updated making it very easy to find our bearings making the visit fun. Be aware that there are very narrow walkways throughout (may take a single buggy, but not really...More

Thank D H
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your clever review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.The model village was built in 1936 from Cotswold stone as a replica of Bourton on the water,the village it is located in.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins...More

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No. No dogs it says on the leaflet.
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