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Babbacombe Model Village
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Babbacombe Model Village
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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...more
Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
+44 1803 315315
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 29, 2014

...of the model village, from my own childhood, and now for my own children. A shame it is now so expensive to get in though (which is why I'm giving a 4 rather than 5). A lot of work has undoubtedly gone into freshening the...More

5  Thank Dev0nLiving
themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2014

Thank you for your support over the years. At an average of £18pp our annual pass does allow ulimited admission and admission to all of our events - Easter, Halloween and Christmas, making it one of the best value annual passess around. We have, from...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Absolutely shocking. A complete waste of money. My friend Felix Nicholls and I paid a lot of money for one of the most boring experience's of our lives. On the other hand, the 4D cinema wasn't bad so that's the only thing I can recommend.

7  Thank James G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well laid out and great fun looking for the quirky little hidden gems. Beautifully maintained and lots to see.

Thank jen400
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Keeping up to date with current affairs this miniature world has old and new buildings made with varying techniques. An escape for viewers young and old. Well worth a visit with free returns within 7 days

Thank Samarajaynemartin
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved our visit here, well worth the money! I did not anticipate the scale of the village here (no pun intended but the garden is HUGE). There was lots of surprises along the way. They are currently doing some work here to change some areas...More

Thank rm80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a rainy weekend in November and were literally the only people here! Quite hilly, but well worth the few hours. Attention to detail and some good humour throughout the village. Recommend the short 4d film, only 12 mins long but for £1.50...More

Thank Amillar16181
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many things to see. The model railway is interesting, and the firemen. Some moving exhits - good at Christmas for children.

Thank 6Colin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to this model village since I was a child, it is still great fun. I thought going back as an adult would be a bit odd, but it was amazing. This place will make all the family smile and there’s always...More

Thank nathanrT6016CK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I visited here in early November. We both qualify for concessionary rates, but still enjoyed this model village as if we were young children, delighting in the detail in the buildings and the beauty of this attraction.

Thank KMSWestMidlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited before and loved it. We went later on to see everything lit up and went on the Halloween ghost tour. Loved every minute. Staff amazing. Cafe could be improved as £12 for 2 coffees and two slices of cake but the place...More

Thank clarkeh3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here today with a few friends, the models were amazing and the 4D cinema was great! The tour man was funny and had good banter! Thank you!

Thank Kellyshannonangel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited at Halloween after seeing the ads promising "an amazing spooky atmosphere", unfortunately we were really disappointed and left the attraction after about 30 minutes. My 10 year old son was looking forward to the Halloween Labyrinth, it was put together well but was...More

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themodelvillage, Manager at Babbacombe Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and I am sorry to hear about your disappointment. I am a little confused as to how you could have been here only 30 minutes. Though we did have some Halloween displays during the daytime, the 'spooky atmosphere' was promoted for...More

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September 24, 2018|
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Response from farscapebirmingham | Reviewed this property |
no only thur eve from sept
August 24, 2018|
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Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely and also have time to eat in the model village restaurant. You can also get your entrance tickets validated to return in the evening to see the village in lights. It’s really good
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Response from wendyhawkins40 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, well behaved dogs are welcome at the model village.