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Godshill Model Village

Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Open from March to October. Closed November to February. 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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
High Street, Godshill PO38 3HH, England
+44 1983 840270
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All reviews attention to detail well worth a visit isle of wight football match football pitch all ages quiz sheet trees and shrubs gift shop little gem value for money great attraction family ticket lovely place couple of hours entrance fee red squirrels
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has got to be the best model village in the UK ,the 4 of us spent 90 mins just taking in the sights and sounds. the model railway was especialy good and the 2 churches.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had 4 hours in Godshill and enjoyed the model village it was very nice and for the children there is a little checklist of ite.s around the model village

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Philip G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because it is tucked away in a corner it is easy to miss this attraction. In fact, it covers a large area, and has many features. The villages etc are familiar only to visitors over a certain age. They contain small individual shops, and a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

We had 4 hours to kill in Godshill and went around the model village and it was very interesting and well the time to spend

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank hullboy675
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

I loved this place!! Found it so impressive. A must just for a fun perspective of the isle of white and Old Shanklin village.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BelleTrixie
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Took our 6 year old daughter here and she loved it, the village is beautiful and well looked after, been here every time we visit the island

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank lullybug
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

I went here as a child , teen , nearly married and with our children. The village made in 1920s is perfectly created. Godshill and Shanklin. There is a cricket ground , football match, shops, school , church and seaside. Not expensive and we noticed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This is well worth a visit if you’re in Godshill. Little ones love being “giants” among the houses and shops. The model railway is always popular and the trees and plants are so beautifully kept. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank zhgordoniow
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

This place messes with your head in the village there is a model of the village with visitors looking round and at a model of the village that you are in !!!! The work that has gone into it is great. Little details like songs...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 313KarenT
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Its good to spend few hours in there. Its really fun for Children. It shows miniature village with mini model houses and mini train lines, station, waterfall. it was Easter break when we went, there were hidden eggs which children could look for. It was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank chetnabhatia
ModelV, Owner at Godshill Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thanks for your review! Best wishes Penny.

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4 August 2018|
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Response from Ia E | Reviewed this property |
Yes - easy access and wheelchair route
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
There is a website. Tripadvisor doesn't like links, so we can't put it down directly, but the website is modelvillagegodshill followed by the usual for a UK company. There is a page for information on groups, and it says to... More