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The Model Village

Opens in 17 min: 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM
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Fun half an hour

Enjoyed my visit to the model village, was a good way to spend a spare half hour I had. Cheap... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
emuslushy
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London, United Kingdom
Model fun

Lovely visit with my family including my nieces ages 8 and 6. Fun afternoon visiting the model... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sam_C66
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Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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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.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM
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Rissington Road | The Old New Inn, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AF, England
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+44 1451 820467
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 December 2010

I can't help thinking some of the reviewers here have set their standards far too high! Okay, it is just a model of the village, but what did you expect? The clue is in the name. Most of what everyone else has said is right...More

5  Thank the-rach
bourton2012, Manager at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2014

Happy new year it is now 2014 can we move on and get rid of four year old out of date reviews, in 2013 English heritage gave us grade two listing , we are the only model village to get this, so to get such...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 October 2011

We came with a group of four to bouton-on-the-water from which 2 from holland. We had a nice time in a tearoom and walking threw the town, and the time we had left we spent at the model village. We came in after paying 16...More

10  Thank Fabian14
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

January 2017 this review is now six years out of date,adult entry price £3.60.Please look at new reviews. We do not have any trucks.We now have 694 four and five star reviews. Regards.

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All reviews attention to detail pay extra miniature version exact replica worth a visit up to date the real thing cotswold stone half an hour walk around entrance fee an adult value for money model scale church village
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed my visit to the model village, was a good way to spend a spare half hour I had. Cheap entry fee and lots of details within the village. Look for the model within the model. There was a pay and display car park up...More

Thank emuslushy
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the places we visited while growing up in England was the 'Model Village' so when it was going to work to revisit the place all these years later, I was really quite anticipating our time there. Time certainly changes perspective on things and...More

Thank travelerted
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was no doubt an excellent tourist attraction m as ny yeas ago. The well weathered state of some of the buildings was not what we expected. Yes there are some updated buildings but overall the attraction is poor. In addition you have to pay...More

Thank derekwales654
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We now have 1051 four and five star reviews,thanks all.We have a four star trip advisor certificate of excellence.The model village was built in 1936 from Cotswold stone as a replica of Bourton on the water,the village it is located in,and is the only grade...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely visit with my family including my nieces ages 8 and 6. Fun afternoon visiting the model village. Not too expensive but a fairly short experience plus you have to pay extra to go into the miniature models part (only £1). Nice to see new...More

Thank Sam_C66
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your fun review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60. Best regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So, I and three friends were on a bus tour to celebrate a special birthday. We found the model village and were not disappointed. Given that three of the four of us just about meet the 5ft mark.... the entertainment value of playing Godzilla (especially...More

Thank Tink2078
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Best review ever ,thank you very much. Very best regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent attraction for all the family. Beautiful attention to detail. Amazing scale buildings and use of local materials. Don't miss visiting the model village if you are in the area.

Thank soniat175
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your excellent review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day 10 to 3.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park, coins only,cars only. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such fun viewing the town as though we were giants! Loved the landscaping and business signs in each of the shops!

Thank CDazzi3
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your tiny five star 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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the village and decided to pop in to the model village and were surprised how much we enjoyed it. Only need 30-60 minutes there but entrance was very cheap. The model of the model village was a highlight.

Thank Adam G
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your interesting review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only £3.60.We are open every day 10 to 3.45.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins only,cars only. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely small model of the actual village with all the buildings in the correct place bar the church which would be beyond the perimeter if it was. Loved the reverse periscope that puts you on ground level. All the actual shops are there and the...More

Thank MJY79
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your super review,so glad you enjoyed your visit.Adult entry price still only£3.60.We are open every day 10 to 3.45. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the visit. Good to see that the present shops/cafes etc are all recently updated making it very easy to find our bearings making the visit fun. Be aware that there are very narrow walkways throughout (may take a single buggy, but not really...More

Thank D H
bourton2012, Owner at The Model Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your clever 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.Our post code is gl542af,we have a small pay and display car park,coins...More

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No. No dogs it says on the leaflet.
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