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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 - 4:00 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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Great place to visit for all ages

We spent a lovely morning in the model village. It's a amazing place. All the work that has gone into the scenes and towns is brilliant. Nice cafe on site as well as a 4D movie... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Tanyia S
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent a lovely morning in the model village. It's a amazing place. All the work that has gone into the scenes and towns is brilliant. Nice cafe on site as well as a 4D movie theatre. It cost an additional £1.50 to get into the threatre which is well worth the money and the kids would love it. We... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a lovely afternoon at Babbacombe Model Village. Really well done and laid out. Kept in excellent order. Great place to visit and finished the visit off with a cream tea in the cafe.

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Suffolk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just loved this place so,much I went back taking advantage of returning in the same week to see the village by night.

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Thank MumsieSuffolk
Somerset, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our time at Babbacombe model village, everything is so lifelike. Well worth a visit. Something for everyone young or old.

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Thank ssajthompson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fabulous stroll around the village. It as very entertaining, no litter or weeds. We went for a cup of tea & this was also spotless

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Thank Dianne W
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a couple of hours here. The models were amazing. Well kept. The eye to detail was good. It was very steep coming back up to the top. This trip was included in our holiday.

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Thank Jane W
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were recommended this attraction and were not disappointed. The village is much larger than we expected, with some fantastic models to be seen. There are jokes for children and adults across the whole village and it kept very up to date. As a couple in a our mid twenties we did not know what to expect but we were... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The work that has gone into this is amazing but the exhibitions lack the wow factor as the majority are static. It would benefit from the being a more interactive environment

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must see by day and night, it is hilly but there are rails and a viewing platform, 4D Cinema no good for back problems

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Thank Eileen S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

it was nice to see that someone actually to the time to make a whole village of mini people what a wonderful place for kids to venture

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