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Polperro Model Village Land of Legend & Model Railway

The Old Forge | Mill Hill, Polperro, England
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Pretty Polperro made even smaller

Polperro is beautiful, captivating and tiny. The model village is an even smaller version of its... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great attraction

Brilliant little attraction. Would highly recommend a visit here. The model village is fantastic... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
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The Old Forge | Mill Hill, Polperro, England
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Polperro is beautiful, captivating and tiny. The model village is an even smaller version of its self. Do visit Polperro before the model village to appreciate it but do make time for the model village because it costs very few pounds to get in and...More

Thank dpm666
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Brilliant little attraction. Would highly recommend a visit here. The model village is fantastic and nice to see some of the history and watch the kids learning.

Thank Chiltz22
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The model village has come upon hard times. Floods have damaged the models and the reconstruction is not great.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have reviewed this before but felt the need to review again - my 3.5 year old visited this when she was smaller and she is now more aware of the story at the end - it had her mesmerised! It is a small attraction,...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

So good, cliche but I feel like a giant amongst the beautifully kept village. Always a warm and friendly welcome received too.

Thank LisaH0602
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We loved Polperro and our 8 year old was really excited about the model village so decided to end a lovely day with a visit. We didn't think it was that cheap to visit as other reviewers had said, as it really is a 15...More

1  Thank lophead
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Interesting and well laid out. The Land of Legend was really good - something different and unexpected.

Thank _kimmt1979
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Thought the price was a bit expensive for what we saw. Rather a small layout compared to others I have seen. As a model enthusiast myself I did enjoy looking at all the buildings, and a model of the model was a clever idea. Polperro...More

Thank vince p
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Visited whilst on holiday, the whole village is geared up for tourists, hence we felt RIPPED off right from when we entered the car park. £4 for a 3 hour stay, and no concession for disabled!!!!! We then started to make our way to village,...More

Thank Jacandhow
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This small attraction has a model village layout of Polperro showing a good likeness to the fishing village. There is a small show at the top end of the site explaining the damage caused by previous flooding through the village and how works have progressed...More

Thank 502cliffordd
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Response from Nicola B | Reviewed this property |
I believe there was a small dog running about when I was there.