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The Model Village

Rissington Road | The Old New Inn, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AF, England
+44 1451 820467
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Dear little place...

There's something quintessentially traditional bout a model village I love the idea of tiny people... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fon E
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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This is a very detailed model of the village you are standing in. You can wander around the streets... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris K
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Grade II listed 1/9th scale replica of the village of Bourton on the Water, open every day except Christmas Day.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pay extra” (16 reviews)
“exact replica” (15 reviews)
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Rissington Road | The Old New Inn, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There's something quintessentially traditional bout a model village I love the idea of tiny people inhabiting them. The houses and buildings are all built of local stone and emulate the buildings you experience in "Gullivers" world outside! One of our family group said they would...More

Thank Fon E
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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your dear little review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day,10 to 5.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins only,cars only. Best regards.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very detailed model of the village you are standing in. You can wander around the streets and see each of the buildings you will see outside. One of the surprises is that in the model village there is a model village model,...More

Thank Chris K
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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.The model village was built in 1936 from Cotswold stone as a replica of Bourton on the water,the village it is located in. Best regards.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Reasonable rates. Only takes half an hour. Check out the model within a model within a model! Take a couple of 20p pieces for the machines

Thank Susan M
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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your great review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Due to narrow paths pushchairs must be parked in the buggy park.Dogs are not allowed in the model village. Best regards.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is small (of course) but wonderfully quant model village of BOTW. The model buildings are recognizable and for small kids especially, they would love it! The periscope is a nice touch; and of course, the model village of the model village of the model...More

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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review,glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day 10 to 5.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins only,cars only. Best regards.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good bit of fun, worth going to see, took some foreign clients there and they loved it, imagined kids would too

1  Thank SweetChariot123
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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your good five star review,glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day 10 to 5.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins only,cars only. Best regards.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there last year lovely models. If you look closely on the model of the village there is a model of the model village AND on this model there is ANOTHER model. A perfect example of recursion.

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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your charming review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day 10 to 5.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins only,cars only. Best regards.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband drove into the first car park he seen; almost cost us £12!!! Don't pay it; luckily we had to go out as we forgot to bring change, but also my husband wanted to look for another car park, ACROSS THE ROAD- a field...More

Thank Donna C
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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your five star review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day 10 to 5.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins only,cars only. Best regards.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the model village. Reasonably priced. Very quaint.very good models. Ideal for any age . Worth a visit

Thank Diane T
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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.The model village was built in 1936 from Cotswold stone as a replica of Bourton on the water,the village it is located in. Best regards.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Liked this place. Not loads to do, but it's not expensive, the model village is fascinating and impressive.

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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your nice review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Due to narrow paths pushchairs must be left in the buggy park.Dogs are not allowed in the model village. Best regards.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a chilly day in Bourton on the Water and it was really interesting to see all the little buildings. The shop fronts have been changed to reflect today's shops and it was great for photos. You also get the opportunity to take...More

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bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your interesting review,glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day 10 to 5.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins only,cars only. Best regards.

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No. No dogs it says on the leaflet.
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No dogs or push chairs
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