All Ages Outdoor Outdoor Fun

Babbacombe Model Village

Babbacombe Model Village, Hampton Ave, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LA
01803 315315
Average time spent - 2 hours
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Things to do at Babbacombe Model Village review

Babbacombe Model Village is one of Europe’s premier model villages in Torquay, Devon. The model village is set in well-kept gardens and was first opened in 1963. There are 425 miniature buildings with an estimated ‘population’ of 13,160.

Feel like a giant as you walk amongst the vast miniature world. There are 4 acres of award-winning gardens showcasing hundreds of model scenes, vehicles and people. Adults will love the humorous presentation of British life over the last six decades. Kids will love the miniature characters and the spotter sheet quiz which you can pick up when you arrive. The big challenge is to find Wally and friends.

They also have several indoor features including ‘Little Enders’ soap set, the Victorian snowy village and the World of movie miniatures. Many of the displays use sound and animation to help bring them to life. Some of the more popular animated scenes include a house on fire, Stonehenge, a fire breathing dragon and a model railway. Their best advice is to take your time.

Why not visit when it’s dark? They illuminate the model village with enchanting colours and effects. This is available on certain dates throughout the year. Their new 9-hole crazy golf course adds an exciting extra dimension for fun for the whole family and is included free with admission tickets.

Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.

FAQ and Further Information – Babbacombe Model Village

Is there food and drink available?

There is a coffee shop serving hot and cold food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

Model village on a 4 acre site with various scenes, some animated set in beautiful gardens. Quiz for kids. There is a coffee shop and toilets.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. Tickets are cheaper if purchased online in advance. An adult ticket costs around £14-15, children 3-14 £11-12. Under 3s are free.

Is there parking?

There is a pay and display car park adjacent to the model village.

When are they open?

Babbacombe model village is open for most of the year. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome on a short lead throughout the gardens and indoor displays.

Are they accessible?

Babbacombe Model Village
Babbacombe Model Village
Babbacombe Model Village
Babbacombe Model Village
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