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“A real treat..” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bygones

Bygones
Ranked #6 of 63 things to do in Torquay
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Louth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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“A real treat..”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2013

Spent a couple of hours here while on holiday recently as it was raining and was pleasantly surprised at how much there was to see. The Victorian street scene is very well done, shops packed with memorabilia and even sound effects which adds to the ambiance. The period rooms are fascinating too with numerous collectables on display. There is a recreation of a WW1 trench again with sound effects and a great section with a working model railway. We didn't use the cafe but did buy a couple of souvenirs in the gift shop. Well worth a visit.

Visited August 2013
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Canvey Island, Essex, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Not too bad”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2013 via mobile

The things that were in there were interesting to see and we somewhat enjoyed the visit but the prices seem a bit expensive for what takes about an hour. The shop has some nice things to buy as a souvenir though! If the admission prices were cheaper it would definitely be worth a visit, although I think it's too much.

Visited August 2013
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Stackpole, null, United Kingdom
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“Surliest”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

Went into the shop bygones and I thought it was just a shop didn't know what to expect and then we went through a gate and were on a Victorian it was great and well worth a visit

Visited August 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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“Annual Visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

Another highly enjoyable visit, with lovely friendly staff. Thank you from the pink and white dog for the warm welcome even in the café. Looking forward to visiting again next year!

Visited August 2013
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Newport, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“A look at yesteryear how things used to be”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013

Enjoyed a brilliant visit to Bygones whilst on holiday in the area. The weather was bad so we headed indoors and we weren't disappointed. There is so much to see and we spent 2 hours digesting everything, there is so much to see. It was quite busy when we started, as to be expected on a rainy day, but after we had been around the Victorian street once everyone seemed to disappear so we went around again taking in everything without feeling we were holding anyone else up. The World War I trench is very good and we enjoyed the World War II exhibits. Definitely recommend you visit Bygones.

Visited August 2013
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