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Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Ave | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
07734721063
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Ranked #5 of 36 Attractions in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Babbacombe Model Village is Torquay's most popular and visited attraction. Representing British life and culture over the last five decades all in... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

At the entrance, we thought that £44 for 3 adults and 2 children was an expensive afternoon out but then we read that it gave us a free access for a night time experience. Both day time and night time were excellent. Therewas lots to look at and there were lots of quizzes to keep looking for - indeed, I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Really massive model village. £40 for 2 adults and 2 kids was a little steep. Carpark was pay and display and the really bad part is they charged £4 for us to sit in on a 4d film. There is absolutely no reason that they should charge extra for a short movie. That aside it was amazing to look around... More

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glasgow
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

loved everything about it!! Children will absolutely love it too!! Did not dislike anything. Coffee shop there too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Had a great time here at babbacombe model village. Went during the day and then went again at night with the free return ticket. Well worth going back at night to see it lit up. Love the castle and the dragon. Would recommend the extra £1 to watch the 4D video. So much to see here. Fantastic for kids and... More

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northants
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Haven't been in about 25 years and decided to take the kids and they really enjoyed it already planning to go in the evening to see it illuminated when we go back next year excellent day

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful day out, must visit when in Torquay. Lots of thought gone into the village. Must do 4D film too

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Spent a really enjoyable few hours at the model village. Lots to see and had great family fun spotting the many 'quirky/jokey' aspects of the models. My daughter also enjoyed learning about and holding the owls which were at the end of the tour. Garden setting was also lovely and afternoon tea at the cafe was a great way to... More

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Went to the Model Village August 2014. Have been to many over the years, most quite boring. OMG what a fantastic model village. The attention to detail, the setting, the variation of environments. An absolute must see. Well done to all the staff involved for giving us a memorable visit.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

we where told to go from family friend before we went on holiday, it is great the best model village I have ever seen its a must visit if u can

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Exeter
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

I have been a few times before but this time I noticed a few extras and new models - the skill of the model builders is awesome! Whilst not cheap we managed to spend over 3 hours so got our moneys worth! Tip - there is plenty of FREE parking in the town as long as you don't mind a... More

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