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Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Ave | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
07734721063
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Ranked #5 of 34 attractions in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit for ALL ages - the models are all depicting properties and businesses in the area At Christmas the whole village is coated in 'snow'

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit, Don't forget your camera! There are a lot of things to see and many working models to amuse both the children and adults alike. Go on a sunny day as most is in the open and it covers quite a large area. There seems to be something new every year and all the buildings are to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

WONDERFULL EXPERIENCE. Go at dusk and see the lights in the houses and the cars coming on. Go at christmas when its covered in snow. It has everything for all ages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

havent been for years but its best to go at dusk as u then see it in the light but then get to see it at night when it all lights up

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This is a great place for everyone Mum, Dad and the Kids oh ! and Grandma and Grandad they will all like it . The attention to detail on the models is very good and they keep the models up to date, it really is a good place to spend the day and when you have finished you can have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

have been going here since a i was little and now take people as part of my job..it is a lovely 'little' place and changes to reflect modern current topics around the bay...has a lovely laser light at night..nice gift shop too

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit in fact make that two visits. Once during the day and one in the evening when it us out up. In fact that could be three as it looks lovely sprayed with snow. Children will enjoy looking fir Wally! There seems to be something new every year.

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

In my opinion this attraction is not to be missed when visiting Torquay. However it is not the best place to take a wheelchair. I would advise looking on their web site for more details

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great for young and old walk ways are steep, so some find it difficult but enjoyable. Took a group of learning disability adults and they really had a good time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This model village is very well done and laid out. It is situated in a small type valley so this keeps you out of any wind. There is always working improvements going on and you do feel like Gulliver in his travels expecting them to come to life.

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