Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Avenue, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LA

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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.

Our 9-hole crazy golf course adds an exciting extra dimension of fun for the whole family. The course is great fun for adults & children and is FREE with admission tickets.

The Mythical Kingdom A land of miniature mythical characters all magically animated to bring them to life. Over the last year, Babbacombe Model Village has been building a new indoor whimsical walk-through, amazing theming and sound effects, along with over 30 animated characters will immerse you into this mythical land.  All the animated characters have been created by hand, showing amazing detail, and skilfully crafted with animated movements.

Keep an eye on for up-to-date details and for our full calendar of events at the Model Village.


Opening Times

Babbacombe Model Village (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Thomas R
      Whatever your expectations are... Double them!
      5 of 5 stars
      5th June 2024
      Warning: visiting Babbacombe Model Village will make all other model villages seem pathetic by comparison. Now, although I am a bit of a nut for models and miniatures, this attraction absolutely blew... Read full review
    • clarehawkins
      Essex, United Kingdom
      Thrilling and stunning
      5 of 5 stars
      7th June 2024
      Totally stunning clifftop exhibition appealing for all.Was thrilling.especially enjoyed the golf and dragon with a surprise!would totally recommend.ample parking.Food options not much variety but... Read full review
    • droppa
      Newbury, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Fantastic place
      5 of 5 stars
      13th June 2024
      Fantastic model village, you can see how much hard work goes into maintaining the models and the gardens overall. So much to see and there’s crazy gold too which was fun even as adults. Read full review


    23rd July 2024 - 12th Sept 2024

    Summer Evening Illuminations at Babbacombe Model VillageSummer Evening IlluminationsThousands of miniature lights, along with special fire and lighting effects, create an enchanting atmosphere during our evening illuminations!
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    26th Oct 2024 - 3rd Nov 2024

    Halloween at Babbacombe Model VillageHalloween at Babbacombe Model VillageHalloween comes to the Babbacombe Model Village as ghouls, ghosts and spooky scenes create havoc for our miniature residents.
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    31st Dec 2024 - 31st Dec 2024

    Christmas Illuminations at Babbacombe Model VillageChristmas IlluminationsVisit Babbacombe Model Village this Christmas and enjoy festive scenes during the day & night, plus magical illuminations with lots of Christmas sparkle and festive lighting.
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