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Babbacombe Model Village

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Address: Hampton Avenue | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 315315
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Babbacombe Model Village is Torquay's most popular and visited attraction....

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.

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Coach party

WTS just coach drivers LTD. Another amazing day for our group visiting this model village. A must visit for anyone visiting Torbay. Or family's just out for the day. Probably one... read more

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OKEHAMPTON
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

WTS just coach drivers LTD. Another amazing day for our group visiting this model village. A must visit for anyone visiting Torbay. Or family's just out for the day. Probably one of the best days out. Plenty of parking. And a great cafe to get that important cup of team and something to eat

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been visiting the Modile village since I was a child now in my 50 , it never disappoints , I had not been for a couple of years , it was great to see some new additions as usual the gardens were emasculate , My husband and Myself had a great two hours .

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Thank Karen S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

WOW .. what workmanship .. you have to take time to look at all the village life .. you may miss something . The humour intertwined on some of the displayed were great . Loved Len's 7 !! Just loved the whole thing. The care and attention to detail was superb. The carp in the pond ..WOW ... such beauties.... More 

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Thank Maggie C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a great day out. Much better than we expected. Large number of models. Humorous scenes. Mini golf. Suitable for all ages

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Thank RoisinGlasgow
england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Deathly would recommend going to the model village beautifully kept grounds the flowers the grass all looks amazing the models are brilliant. You got cafe for refreshments and a gift shop you have a outside seating area that looks down over the model village which looks stunning...

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Thank Tripmagnet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The model village amazed me when I was 10 and it's still amazing me quite a few decades later They're on trend all the time, a visit with or without children, young or old can all appreciate the workmanship that goes into it

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Thank Pauladev1
Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of models to see, little steep walking in places if you are not steady on your legs. It could be improved by more moving scenes. But generally a please tell few hours spent. There is a cafe and small gift shop.

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Thank Beverley E
Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this a the best modle village i have visited in a long time i took advantage of the 7 day free return and visited once in daytime and retuened for the late eving visit to see it all lit up i reconmend you visit when its lit up at night see website for details

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I spent a lovely afternoon here. The guy on entry was welcoming and told us what we needed to know and opted to pay the extra £1.50 for the film. The 4D film was about to start when we went in so decided to see that first. It was good and the effects were excellent but the... More 

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Thank roycooper1
Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an amazing model village of interest to all ages. Children were fascinated by the models and especially the dragon that breathes fire. A good experience for all the family. You can read about the history of the village too. Finish your visit with refreshments in the cafe and peruse the gift shop and perhaps buy a reasonably priced... More 

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