Babbacombe Model Village

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



  • 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
  • Min group size - 15
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

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

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Pre-booking advisable.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • lindahartley885
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely place, fun for all the family
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th August 2018
    Visited babbacombe on the last day of my holiday to devon and absolutely loved it, but this was the pick of the bunch. My kids loved it and even me and my husband were unashamedly entertained, would... Read full review
  • Danielle R
    Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    No detail too small
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th August 2018
    Amazing model village. Very hilly! So don't bring a pushchair. The amount of detail that has gone into the figures and buildings were amazing. I loved the twist in some names and the funny little... Read full review
  • staceyls92
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Loved it!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th August 2018
    After recommendation to visit from my Mum who hasn’t been to Babbacombe since the 80s, I was excited to have a look around, what a great day out! So many things to look at, great attention to detail... 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

What's Nearby

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