Enchanting illuminations at Babbacombe Model Village

Model/Miniature Village

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

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Enchanting illuminations

at Babbacombe Model Village

Babbacombe Model Village is transformed in the evenings with thousands of miniature lights - they really do have two attractions in one!  The illuminations 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 and models creating an enchanting atmosphere. 

Visit Day & Evening - We highly recommend you experience the Model Village during the daytime too. During the day, you will see the intricate details of the models and scenes set in beautiful gardens and children can enjoy doing a character hunt, following one of our spotter sheets.

One Ticket - Two Great Visits FREE RETURN VISIT WITHIN 7 DAYS

..... During your first visit, keep your admission receipt and, before you leave, obtain a photo-pass from the gift shop. This will enable you to return once for free within 7 days. If you can't visit twice, then why not come early evening see the gardens by day, then again once the lights come on. See the Model Village website for full details.

Illuminations are every Thursday evening from Easter to October, Also Mondays to Fridays in August. With special illuminations for Halloween and Christmas.



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.


30th Mar 2019 - 28th Apr 2019

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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

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21st Dec 2019 - 24th Dec 2019

26th Dec 2019 - 2nd Jan 2020

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Recent Reviews:

  • FL99
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Expensive for what it is
    2 of 5 stars
    19th Apr 2019
    Paid £50 for family of five. Kids 7 and 5. Did the whole thing in 45 mins. Really overpriced! Jokes over the heads of kids. So much else you can do for that much money. Only one moving train. Read full review
  • jackster1
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    5 of 5 stars
    19th Apr 2019
    My family of three generations really enjoyed this.. The eldest 74yrs..and the youngest 7yrs. Be warned, there are steep hills to climb. Cafe had limited sit down area; menu choice is basic, and can... Read full review
  • chubblet
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Very entertaining! Our 8 year old loved it!
    5 of 5 stars
    19th Apr 2019
    Pleasantly surprised! Really interesting models and there is a lot of humour in them as well! We loved the Superhero mansion. All done quite well and the models are in good condition. Lots to see... Read full review




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


  • 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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Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
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