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Blackpool Model Village & Gardens

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Address: East Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9RB, England
Phone Number: 01253 763827
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Description: An award winning attraction set in over 2 acres of beautiful landscaped...
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.
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A nice morning out

Enjoyed a nice morning out. Interesting buildings with different periods and characters. Lovely water features. Nice to see the train and tram, the quiz was well laid out and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Emma S
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Rushden, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place is brilliant we had a lovely time walking round the questionnaire sheet is brilliant and helps you walk round it all so you don't miss a thing we also did a easter hunt where we had to also find bunnies the kids loved this. Love to go again next year

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Enjoyed a nice morning out. Interesting buildings with different periods and characters. Lovely water features. Nice to see the train and tram, the quiz was well laid out and helped to guide us around the place. Reasonably priced and different flavours of Ice cream. Staff are helpful and friendly, toilets very clean. A pity no nighttime illuminations but would definitely... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Must admit my expectations were low but this turned out to be a really lovely day out with our three young children (6, 2 & 1 yrs). There is so much to see and surprises around every corner. Our two older ones loved trotting around the many curving paths discovering the little houses or not-so-little castle. The paths were fine... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Enjoyed my visit with a visiting friend but I don't feel I could recommend it for others. Especially families with children. It only takes about 30 minutes to slowly wander around and a lot of the models are desperately in need of a touch up. Also, payment to the attraction does not cover the car park which is owned by... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We were very impressed with this Model Village. It is one of the biggest we have been to and we really enjoyed doing the quiz. The quiz also acts as a guide around the village so it is worth doing and also that way you do not miss any of the models. Small shop on site and very friendly staff... More 

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Wishaw, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Spent a good morning at Blackpool model village granddaughter thought it was amazing the staff were helpful nice wee gift shop. Had a cake and drinks thought the prices were ok.Gardens were well attended whole place very clean and tidy

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Consett, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had a great time in these beautiful gardens. Lovely, interesting models of houses, shops and a million thoughtful details... look out for the market place (there's a poor soul in the stocks, he's been there so long he's turned into a skeleton!) It's not the biggest place, but we managed to comfortably occupy about two hours here. It made a... More 

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South Ockendon, England, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
50 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Spent about half hour in the model village. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Had to pay £2.50 to park the car up but we was on the way to the zoo anyway so we left the car there and walked around the corner to the zoo. The quiz was fun to do and for the children they had... More 

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Was a nice wee please to see could be a bit more child friendly as little lad fell on paving and cut his head kids loved having a look around the village and seeing all the different houses and shops and bin lorries ,prison and the fire engines kids where happy would be nice to go in a nice hot... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We visited in October and although we enjoyed ourselves the £19 + entry fee for 2 adults and 1 child was a bit pricey for the one hour experience. Our daughter enjoyed the quiz but we felt some of the models could do with a lick of paint.

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