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Babbacombe Model Village

Add Babbacombe Model Village to your Itinerary

Type:Model/Miniature Village

Hampton Avenue

Tel: +44 01803 315315

Fax: +44 01803 315173

Babbacombe Model Village

Guide Prices

Please visit our website for admission prices at


Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Pre-booking advisable.

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 02:00
  • In town/city centre
  • Max group size - 999
  • Min group size - 15
  • Outdoor Attraction


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

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and cakes.
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • occombe5
    Devon, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    They do fantastic things for events during the year Easter ,Halloween, christmas
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th June 2018
    Love it here we buy the season pass as we love it so much always doing something new, great to spend an hour or 3 if you take your time and stop off after for a coffee very helpful and friendly... Read full review
  • Anne S
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th June 2018
    We visited on a holiday in Torquay. Although we are in our 60s we still enjoyed looking around here. Its fantastic. The skill and imagination in some of the models were excellent. Highly recommended Read full review
  • k4teb1
    Stafford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Brilliant displays, lacks added extras
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th June 2018
    The models are brilliant, the kids love seeing the little people in tiny buildings and the adults like to see the names given to things that are just hilarious in some cases. The 4D cinema was good... Read full review

Map & 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



  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousRHS Britain in Bloom Medal Gold 2016 RHS Britain in Bloom Medal Gold 2016 2016

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* See website for details.


Saturday, 15th December 2018 - Tuesday, 1st January 2019

Christmas at the Model VillageChristmas at the Model Village Enjoy a visit to the Model Village with some miniature Christmas scenes
more info

Thursday, 29th March 2018 - Thursday, 18th October 2018

Babbacombe Model Village - 'Evening 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 illmunations beautifully light up the gardens...
more info

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