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The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel

Seafront, Torquay TQ2 6NT

4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (461 reviews)

With direct access to the beach, this Torquay hotel is in the city center and within a 10-minute walk of Torre Abbey Gardens, …

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Anchorage Hotel
Anchorage Hotel

Aveland Road, Torquay TQ1 3PT

2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Torquay United FC and Plainmoor. Bygones …

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Aveland House
Aveland House

Aveland Road, Torquay TQ1 3PT

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated by the sea, this bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Torquay United FC and Plainmoor. Bygones Victorian …

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Cary Arms
Cary Arms

Cary Arms, Torquay TQ1 3LX

5.0 out of 5.0

Situated on the beach, this luxury inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of Babbacombe Beach, Bygones Victorian Museum, and Babbacombe …

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Barclay Court
Barclay Court

29 Castle Road, Torquay TQ1 3BB

4.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Genting Casino, Abbey Pitch and Putt, and Inner Harbou …

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Cleveland Hotel - Guest House
Cleveland Hotel - Guest House

7 Cleveland Road, Torquay TQ2 5BD

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (70 reviews)

Situated in Torquay, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Torre Abbey and Riviera International Conference Centre. …

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Lindum Lodge - Guest House
Lindum Lodge - Guest House

105 Abbey Road, Torquay TQ2 5NP

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the bay, this guesthouse is within a 5-minute walk of Abbey Pitch and Putt and Genting Casino. Torre Abbey Sand …

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Anstey's Lea Hotel
Anstey's Lea Hotel

Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 2QJ

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Situated in Torquay, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, Riviera Life Church, and Torqua …

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Brandize Hotel
Brandize Hotel

19 Avenue Road, Torquay TQ2 5LB

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Torquay, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Torre Abbey, Riviera International Conference Centre, an …

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Mulberry Guest House
Mulberry Guest House

1 Scarborough Road, Torquay TQ2 5UJ

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4.5 out of 5 (36 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Riviera International Conference Centre, Jungle Journe …

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Pocket Guide: Torquay Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens Hotels

One of the great things about coming to Devon for a short or long break is that there are so many things to see and do here. The varied landscapes and ragged coastline provide opportunities for a range of outdoor activities, and attractions like the model village and gardens in Babbacombe are great fun for all the family. It makes a brilliant destination for a day out from your Devon hotel or B&B, whatever the weather.

Babbacombe Model Village from Devon Hotels

When you wander around this amazing model village you'll feel like Gulliver amongst the Lilliputians, a giant bestriding your miniature world like a colossus! The award-winning gardens cover four acres and are the showcase for incredibly detailed models of people, buildings, vehicles and natural landscape features. Devon seems to specialise in this sort of thing and they do it extremely well. Babbacombe Model Village is a complete miniature world that uses sound and animation to bring it to life, along with a large dose of British humour. Kids of all ages adore it, and adults are captivated too. Wherever your hotel or guesthouse in Devon may be, make sure that you visit this place at least once during your trip.

Facilities and Events At Babbacombe Model Village

The architectural styles modelled here cover a range of historic periods, from Medieval and Tudor through to Georgian and Victorian. The delightful thatched cottages seem to personify what Devon is all about, and even Stonehenge is featured. One of the residents is called 'Arry and is cunningly automated, and one of the favourites with kids is a dragon breathing fire onto a medieval castle. The village is surrounded by four acres of award-winning gardens featuring lakes, waterfalls and streams, and the village with its gardens is recognised as one of the best of its kind in the world. When you've finished admiring it you can have refreshments in Gulliver's Tearoom and Shop, or drop in to the 3D Special Effects Cinema to watch some awesome film footage set in the model village. Take time out from your Devon hotel to visit this amazing place.

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