Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Avenue, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LA

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Take time out from the hustle and bustle of every day life and feel on top of the world as you see it recreated in miniature at the Babbacombe Model Village in Torquay.

A great day out for all the family, enter a world of miniature marvels, view thousands of miniature buildings, people and vehicles capture the essence of England’s past, present and future, all set in four acres of award-winning gardens. 

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.

DON'T MISS - Our new 9-hole crazy golf course will add an exciting extra dimension of fun for the whole family. The course is great fun for adults & children and is FREE with admission tickets.

Adults love the humorous representation of British life over the last 6 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).

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 and the World of movie miniatures.

Some of the more favourite models include: the Royal crescent, the house on fire, Stonehenge, a fire breathing dragon, the model railway, the football stadium and the beach and lake, complete with its own naturist beach (summer months only of course!).

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Babbacombe Model Village (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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    Recent Reviews:

    • JoF-W
      Maidstone, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Best in the country
      5 of 5 stars
      17th May 2022
      I love a model village and I’ve been coming here for over 40 years. I still think this is the best in the country and it’s updated and changed so there is always something to see. First time I’ve... Read full review
    • underwood535
      Chichester, United Kingdom
      Expensive Entrance Fees
      4 of 5 stars
      21st May 2022
      This lovely little attraction was easily accessed by bus from Torquay town. It is a good place to visit for any age group and it allows well behaved dogs which is a bonus when you are travelling... Read full review
    • Mixreview
      Harrogate, United Kingdom
      A magic place with bags of humour.
      5 of 5 stars
      24th May 2022
      There is a mixture of indoor and outdoor exhibits that are very well detailed and maintained. It is absolutely wonderful to look at the scenes of village life, holiday camps, castles, and more... Read full review

    Awards

    • Devon TourismDevon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp Devon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp 2017
    • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
    • TripAdvisor Awards2021 - Travellers' Choice - TripAdvisor 2021 - Travellers' Choice - TripAdvisor 2021

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