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Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Ave | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
07734721063
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Ranked #7 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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Torquay, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Had such a great time here. Great models made tongue in cheek. Feeding the fish was awesome! The 4D film was great fun for our 7 year old. Worth every penny.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

A good way to spend a couple of hours. Its a very unique experience and its a nice place to walk around. The admission price is a little steep and having to pay parking also is a lil annoying. The golf isnt much to write home about but its a bonus having it. I wouldnt return but having visited now... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Beautiful models of houses and people in many situations.Extremly clean and well maintained. Many joke and humor that will keep you amused on your way round.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Best Model villiage we have ever visited kids (almost 3 & 18months) loved it.... as did mummy, daddy, nanny and bampy!! Prices were very reasonable & there was a 4d cinema show at the end. Highly recommend if your ever in the area with a few hours to spare!

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Callington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

One of the great advantages of grandchildren you get to visit the places you remember as a child. Fond memories of the model village as a child were not at all tarnished by the vista overlooking the village at the entrance. Walking around the site only awoke those early memories and watching a small childs eyes grow wider at each... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

It was a very interesting and magical place..We thought is gonna be small.But it turns out its a proper model village. It was well maintained,well design and it even has its own music in every model..It has a house with a television playing Eastenders, a church playing a wedding song,a smoking house and dragon blowing a fire! It has a... More

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This was a trip down memory lane for me. I didn't expect to see so many changes. There were new and updated displays. The grounds were well maintained and there was something to see around every corner. It was clear that some of displays were old but I think it added to the charm. It will be sad to see... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Before my trip to Devon with my hubby I wasn't sure about a trip to model village but saw it had a trip advisor certificate of excellence so thought we'd give it a try, and I am so glad I did! We went there at the end of Aug 2014 and as we stepped through the entrance and shop, up... More

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7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We have been a few times and each time there's something different. My son who is 4 loves the puzzles you can get from the shop and go round looking for Wally and also other puzzles. Its a great place and these models are so good in detail. Some of the newer models are getting better in detail . Good... More

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

had planned to go before i came here. looked a little hard to get to looking on bogle maps but was within walking, but hills all the way. took about 90 mins to look about, was a few landmarks that we all know but most were just basic townscapes. not very good in you are in a wheelchair or with... More

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