A World of Miniature Marvels - Babbacombe Model Village

Model/Miniature Village

Hampton Avenue, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LA

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A World of Miniature Marvels!

Babbacombe Model Village is a miniature world is full of model scenes and all kinds of goings-on, there is much humour and many animated displays. The village portrays English life and culture over the last 6 decades and is sure to bring to life those childhood memories!

Over 400 models of houses, stately homes, factories, shops, entertainment venues and environmental features. There are a variety of architectural styles from medieval through Shakespearean to Victorian, along with railways, vehicles and some well-known monuments and landmarks. Not forgetting, of course, 13,000 miniature people who live in the village.

Adults love the humorous representation of British life over the last six decades and the award-winning gardens. Children love all the miniature characters and enjoy following the spotter sheet to see what they can find (pick up your free spotter on arrival)

See who you can spot at Celebrity Mansion!

To add an extra dimension of fun, humour and puns prevail throughout the park, some very obvious, some very subtle, but a quick visit is never enough to spot it all. See if you can you spot the man mowing the lawn, or can you spot the ghost in the tower - many visitors in a hurry miss it!

There are several fun indoor features too, such as the 'Little Enders' soap set, the Victorian Snowy village, the World of movie miniatures and a 4D Cinema showing 3D films with extra special effects.

 

 

Guide Prices

Please visit our website for admission prices at www.model-village.co.uk

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* See website for details.


Events

11th Apr 2019 - 18th Oct 2019

Babbacombe Model Village - 'Enchanting Illuminations', Torquay, DevonBabbacombe Model Village - 'Enchanting Illuminations'The village is transformed in the evenings with thousands of miniature lights - we really do have two attractions in one! Thousands of miniature lights enable you to see what goes on inside many of the models and, as dusk develops into darkness, the illuminations beautifully light up the gardens…
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24th Oct 2019 - 31st Oct 2019

Model Village - Halloween Pumpkin, Babbacombe Model Village, Torquay, DevonHalloween Evenings of Mini HorrorsThe Happenings..... There are Halloween scenes around the gardens all day, also a trail hunt for themed miniature characters (daylight only). However, the full spooky Halloween theme starts to come alive late afternoon..... THE SPOOKY MAZE Can you find you way through our outdoor Halloween maze…
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21st Dec 2019 - 24th Dec 2019

26th Dec 2019 - 2nd Jan 2020

Christmas at the Model Village, Torquay, DevonChristmas at the Model VillageDec 21st to 24th & December 26th to January 2nd The Christmas Experience - * Enjoy a visit to the Model Village with some magical miniature Christmas scenes * A Christmas character hunt - find all the hidden mini Santa figures & other Christmas characters! * Indoor animated elves workshop,…
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Recent Reviews:

  • susan h
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    What a place!
    5 of 5 stars
    19th June 2019
    Definitely one place to visit, absolutely one for all ages you don't have to have children with you to enjoy it here. Have a nice little gift shop and somewhere to grab a coffee Read full review
  • tony3512
    Ipswich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Well worth a visit
    5 of 5 stars
    19th June 2019
    A very large Model Village display full of interesting models with plenty to see and quite a bit of humour. Recommended Read full review
  • Holidaytainment
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    "Starburst", Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay
    4 of 5 stars
    19th June 2019
    Excellent old fashioned humour mixed with the new! Brilliant singing and professional dancing from the whole cast, particularly leading man Steve Laister who was a joy. Would recommend. Read full review

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - 'Access possible but difficult – see website for full details’
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and cakes.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 02:00
  • In town/city centre
  • Max group size - 999
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 15
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Pre-booking advisable.

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