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Babbacombe Model Village

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Address: Hampton Ave | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 315315
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10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Thu 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Babbacombe Model Village is Torquay's most popular and visited attraction...
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.
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Cost £10.50 for entry (adult) but can get a 75p coupon from Great Days Out magazine. We absolutely enjoyed it. We went there at 10:15am by 11am there are a long queue. Highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Cost £10.50 for entry (adult) but can get a 75p coupon from Great Days Out magazine. We absolutely enjoyed it. We went there at 10:15am by 11am there are a long queue. Highly recommended.

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staffs
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Was a child at last visit was enthralled As an adult really appreciated the humour in the signs on vans and buildings Spike to gardeners on way around it is all kept in tip top form Loved it

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Ampthill, Bedfordshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

From the outside you would never guess how awesome the model village is. We walked around in constant wonder and loved all the quirkiness and surprises. Such a great place and we are so glad that we ventured in.

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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Came here for the first time recently and could not believe how big this place was! So much attention to detail etc and free return ticket within 7 days available before you leave which allowed us to return on the Thursday evening when the village opened late and the whole place lit up - such an amazing site all lit... More 

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I was not really expecting much from the model village. However we had a very enjoyavble visit, the thought and detail that goes into the models and scenes was really good and interesting. The grounds are beautiful and much bigger than I expected. It is very steep in places so be prepared if taking wheelchairs and pushchairs. The facilities are... More 

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Chinnor, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This was a great day out and well worth the entry fee. You could go many times and see something different every time. Lots of clever play on words for the adults! Make sure you take some 50p's to feed the fish and £1 to drive the cars/boats!

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Penkridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Not sure it was worth £30 for a family of three, for 1 hours activity?? Worth a visit though. There is a cafe and the 4d cinema is good fun.

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m,bro
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Grandchildren enjoyed every minute and so did we as always.theres always somewhere to sit and have your picnic or you can buy snacks good day out with children

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent couple of hours out, the models are great especially the names of some of the model shops etc definitely a giggle or two for the adults! Don't forget to budget a couple of ££'s for the onsite pay and display car park - but on the plus side, you can get 75p off per person if you find the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

first time here and will visit again it was a wet day but mangaed to do most of it before the rain stopped play! wonderful place loved the characters inside and children liked crazy golf. easy to get around and due to weather there was only 2 other parties there. spent a couple of hours here

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