Babbacombe Model Village

Model/Miniature Village

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

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About Us

A Big Day Out at Britain’s Largest Model Village!

AS FEATURED ON BBC TV

Visit this famous Torquay attraction to take time out from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and feel on top of the world as you see it recreated in miniature. Thousands of miniature buildings, people and vehicles, along with animated scenes and touches of English humour, capture the essence of England's past, present and future.

A daytime visit to the Model Village showcases the intricate details of the models and the beautiful gardens. During evening opening, from dusk, thousands of miniature lights create a truly magical and enchanting atmosphere. You can see inside many of the tiny houses, even the streets have lamps and cars with working lights.


ONE TICKET – TWO GREAT VISITS - On your first visit, pick up a free photo-pass so you can return once for free, day or evening, within 7 days.

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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

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* See website for details.


Events

28th Oct 2020 - 31st Oct 2020

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 - see under FAQs for times...... THE SPOOKY MAZE  After dark, can you find…
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Recent Reviews:

  • 436krillZ
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A very cool place
    4 of 5 stars
    31st Dec 2019
    Visited it several times and was always left with good impressions. The exposition changes frequently which is also good Read full review
  • 901gordonl
    Port Talbot, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Day trip
    5 of 5 stars
    1st Jan 2020
    Excellent day out. Very entertaining. Would visit again. Weather was dull on the day. But still enjoyed the experience. Read full review
  • Graham K
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    It is what it is.
    3 of 5 stars
    12th Jan 2020
    We were looking for something to do, and this filled a couple of hours. It has a combination of the models and plants, so someone interested in garden plants would enjoy as well. The price seemed a... Read full review

Directions

Road Directions

Follow signs to Torquay/Torbay from the A38 or A380. Follow the brown signs to Model Village once you are in the Torbay area. We are situated 2 miles from Torquay harbour in St. Marychurch/Babbacombe.

Public Transport Directions

By Bus- the Model Village is just a 3 minute walk from the St. Marychurch bus stops. The number 22 service runs between Paignton and Dawlish Warren (Stopping at Torquay sea front/town/harbour, Babbacombe/St Marychurch & Teignmouth in between).  

By Train - they are 3 miles from the train station, continue by taxi or catch No. 22 bus from the sea front. Full details can be found on the Model Village website under Find/Contact us

 

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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