Babbacombe Model Village

Model/Miniature Village

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

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About Us

OPEN ALL YEAR

BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE
Step into a world of miniature marvels!

Bring back those magical childhood memories as you explore a quaint and quirky representation of England through five decades at Babbacombe Model Village. Meander your way through four acres of beautiful miniature gardens and discover many fun characters and animated features - from trains to moving vehicles and even a fire-breathing dragon.

Babbacombe Model Village is equally as famous for its glorious gardens that help to set it aside as one of Europe’s Premier Model Villages. The gardens provide a stunning backdrop for the hundreds of miniature models and animated scenes. For an added twist there are always fun characters to search for as you explore the gardens.

There are several extra special features including the 4D theatre – a multi-sensory theatre showing amazing 3D films with surprise special effects to add the 4th Dimension. Throughout the year there are several special events including Evening illuminations, Halloween Horrors, when the gardens and displays take on a spooky twist, and the famous Winter Wonderland sees the park transformed into a snow covered picture-postcard world along with a very special visit by Father Christmas.

Keep an eye on www.model-village.co.uk for up to date details of all the events at the Model Village

Guide Prices

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

Awards

  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2019 TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2019 2019
  • Regional and MiscellaneousRHS Britain in Bloom - South West Gold - 2018 RHS Britain in Bloom - South West Gold - 2018 2018
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021

Opening Times

2021 Opening (12 Apr 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Full details on our opening times can be found on our website www.model-village.co.uk
It is essential to book an arrival time slot on our website as opening hours will, to a point, be subject to bookings.

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Recent Reviews:

  • juliebF332HC
    excellent
    5 of 5 stars
    11th Feb 2021
    bit pricey but so much to see , i loved it , not suitable for for all , ask before you enter if its suitable for your disabililty Read full review
  • TrishandTom1996
    Bolton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fabulous place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    18th Mar 2021
    Everything! It’s the most spectacular model village I’ve seen in years and we’ve been 3 times now. The attractions are always up to date with things going on - like recent Royal weddings and so on... Read full review
  • Paddyp00h
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Overpriced
    2 of 5 stars
    5th Apr 2021
    This was so over priced for what it is, only takes around 20mins to go around, very few interactive experiences to keep children interested and honestly not really very impressive. Save your self the... 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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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211 enquiries@englishrivierabid.co.uk

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