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Babbacombe Model Village

Date: 25th April 2016
Author: Sarah Twist
Publisher: Darwin Escapes
Park: Hawkchurch Resort & Spa
Local Area

The world famous Babbacombe Model Village is magical at day and night, and having featured on the BBC programme ‘the village’ it just keeps on growing…

You can feel like a giant for the day at Babbacombe Model Village as you explore 4 acres of award winning gardens. The attraction has appeared on TV on numerous occasions, including on The One Show with their bird cameras, and also on The Graham Norton Show for Eastenders 30th birthday with the ‘Little Enders’ miniature set of the long running British soap. This is a miniature world that captures everyone’s imagination!

You will find lots of sound and animation, with some fantastic British humour helping bring the small world to life, with loads of hidden secrets an wonderful characters to explore you can stroll through taking your time and see what you discover.

Visit the miniature fishing village, or the famous Stonehenge and the new miniature Paignton Zoo, with miniature giraffes, turtles, elephants and even the wonderful keepers! New for 2016 the Village Green is getting a makeover, introducing the new picturesque village canal featuring charming narrow boats to top off the peaceful and idyllic scene. Also new this year is the fantastic Celebrity Mansion, the display will be hosting many celebs and events, who will be there when you visit? The Mansion will be opening late May in time for the school holidays with a fitting X Factor style garden party, why not pop along and spot your favourite famous faces in miniature?

Don’t miss out on the fun evening illuminations, every Thursday, the village is transformed and enabling you to see the models inside as well as out! Also after a long day feeling like a giant, grab a bite to eat to fabulous Gulliver’s Travels Café and Shop!

The next time you’re staying with us at Hawkchurch Resort and Spa have a fabulous day out at Babbacombe Model Village!

Photo Credits: Hole in the Wall, Soloman McKenzie, Seanbjack

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