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Godshill Model Village

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Godshill Model Village Admission Ticket
from $6.60*
Godshill Model Village Admission Ticket
from $6.60*
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Open from March to October. Authentic retro attraction that will take you on a trip down memory lane. Beautifully recreated models of Godshill and Shanklin Old Villages as they were in the 1920's and 30's. Passionate about details, the models are...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
High Street, Godshill PO38 3HH, England
+44 1983 840270
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You have to look at this and understand the hard work and effort that’s gone into designing and building the village, since it’s creation in the early 50’s. Everything is build with care and attention and the trees have been loving sculpted and pruned until...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here on holiday with my husband and used our RHS memberships to get in as it’s a RHS partner garden . Both been here before but not recently . It really is the best model village there is and we were both very impressed...More

Thank Go45187
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a fantastic exhibit of a model village. Very well maintained and designed, one of the best I’ve ever seen and a must see when on the Isle of Wight.

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Godshill is one of the best Model Villages I've been to. A model of the village itself. Beautifully detailed and maintained with humour and love. The high point for me was the model of the model of the model of the village. 4 of the...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyed visiting this model village. Great attention to detail. Watch out for the squirrels! Doesn’t take that long to go round but we’ll worth a visit if you are near by Parking is down the road and is free

Thank kimbames
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Much larger than anticipated with very well manicured topiaries and bonsai trees, these really make all the difference to the overall presentation and we were both thoroughly impressed. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This family run model village differs from others in the quality of the garden (RHS partner, no less) and the quirky 1:10 people to accompany the 1:10 local buildings, including several squirrels and santas. The railway has local reference and nifty electronics, which puts it...More

Thank JohnR4817
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Breathtakingly good. So much detail has gone into making the village come to life. Loved the model railway. I stood for ages watching it go around the model island. Really worth a visit.

Thank Dianna P
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was a little unsure whether to go having read one or two negative reviews but they must have gone to a different place! Although I had been before over 30 years ago it was nothing like it is now. The gardens are marvellous and...More

Thank WightStripe
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the model village and I really didn't know what to expect but it was really enjoyable. They really have created something very good and I would highly recommend a visit

Thank Kevan B
ModelV, Owner at Godshill Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kevan, Thanks for your review. It is always nice to be better than expected! Best wishes, Penny.

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August 4, 2018|
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Yes - easy access and wheelchair route
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Response from RunningSteve | Reviewed this property |
There is a website. Tripadvisor doesn't like links, so we can't put it down directly, but the website is modelvillagegodshill followed by the usual for a UK company. There is a page for information on groups, and it says to... More