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Blackpool Model Village & Gardens

East Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9RB, England
01253 763827
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Ranked #40 of 60 Attractions in Blackpool
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: An award winning attraction set in over 2 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. The hand crafted, entertaining and amusing models are tactfully woven... more » Owner description: An award winning attraction set in over 2 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. The hand crafted, entertaining and amusing models are tactfully woven into the gardens. Our aim is to bring smiles to your faces and there is something for every member of the family. « less
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cheshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed my walk around the village. I think it covered most aspects of village life plus a lot more (how many villages have a prison). The models were well crafted, and the gardens well looked after.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Although some of the figures could do with a paint and update. We had a really enjoyable time. We were given the quiz which was good fun. We took our 1yr old and she also enjoyed pointing at all the figures :) it was about £15 for the two of us.

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wigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Very disappointing for a famiy day out and the amount charged It`s not that big and if we hadn`t had the quiz paper to fill in as we went round we would have been alot quicker. It was quite dear £34.85 for a 40 minute walk ! Plus( as we had to take 2 cars) £5.00 for parking which I... More

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3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Dnt visit this place as not worth money I spent,it seem to me that it was set in someone garden,and it took ages to find from Stanley park

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Falkirk
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This was a nice place to spend an hour or so but wasn't very big and therefore not worth the money I paid for it. The quiz for the kids made it a little more interesting and extended the time spend going round it.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A surprisingly entertaining day out.. The trail was particularly good, encouraging the children (and us!) to look more closely at the intricate models. Worth a visit!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Remember coming as a child and wanted to see what it was like. Was quite expensive to get in, about £7 for one adult. At first there didn't seem much in it but I decided to do the trail that I had been given when I entered. This was a very good idea as it took me around all the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went to the Model Village a long time ago so have forgotten what it was like but I remember enjoying myself looking at the mini buildings and people. They had a quiz where I had to look around and write down things like what the red building is, how many people in the church etc. This made it more fun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Rang before my visit to see if was wheelchair accessible to which I was offered a motorised scooter for my stepfather to go around in, I arranged this for the next day. The staff were friendly and nothing was too much to ask. I found the price to be fair as me and my stepfather spent a few hours here,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My family love things like model villages. Something to get away from noise of the rest of Blackpool. There's a fun quiz to do as you go round and some lovely ice creams at the end. A nice bit of retro kitsch. :-)

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