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Merrivale Model VIllage

Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 3JG, England
+44 1493 842097
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A lovely afternoon out

Spent a wonderful afternoon at Merrivale Model Village today. Set in such lovely surroundings, not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hopton on Sea, United Kingdom
Perfection in miniature.

Now under new ownership and well worth visiting even if you have visited before. This is a proper... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ray W
Caister-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 3JG, England
+44 1493 842097
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent a wonderful afternoon at Merrivale Model Village today. Set in such lovely surroundings, not only the village to be admired, but also all the wonderful flowers and shrubs. Loved seeing the trains making their way through the small villages. Very difficult to say what...More

1  Thank AgnesDumpleton
Reviewed 6 days ago

Now under new ownership and well worth visiting even if you have visited before. This is a proper sea-side attraction for all the family that does not involve loud noise -flashing lights and drunken louts. And a coffee and cake as well!

1  Thank Ray W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great model Village. Unlike most it has lots of buttons to press which makes some the displays come to life. There are lots of amazing displays and it's planed out so well. There is also a great crazy golf, which is free...More

2  Thank BooBoo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed roaming around this model village and it is beautifully laid out with everything you can think of laid out in miniature . We especially enjoyed our Cream Tea's after spending time in the Old Penny Arcade at the end of the visit...More

1  Thank Roy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and friends spent a couple of hours wandering around "Merrivale". I remember visiting this attraction when I was a kid and was just as amazed now as I was then. Would visit again.

2  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here a couple of times in the summer to have either a lunch or tea/snack. There's a great selection of sandwiches as well as hot food. The cafe is rather traditional and good pictures of how it used to be and was opened...More

Thank Barco22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking past and saw the sign saying "all classes £3.99" so decided to go in and take a look. I was amazed that it was still great after all these years ! Great value even for a full price ticket. Lots of new displays matched...More

1  Thank Les E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited the model village in Skegness earlier this year i thought it was going to be like for like, how wrong I was this is a great attraction for Great Yarmouth and long may it stay. The attention to detail and the moving parts...More

1  Thank Joe M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see, one of the best model villages and the lafy in the ticket office is lovely. The ticket at weekends is an all day so we went back in the eve to see it lit up. Lovely

1  Thank Helen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very enjoyable - lots to look at but it won't take you long to get around - small place (narrow paths but overall flat) so go when it's quieter so you can go round at your own pace, plus all the buttons pressed by the...More

1  Thank antwerp123
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Keith P B | Reviewed this property |
This place is perfect for wheelchairs, it's basically flat and wide with the odd little bridge, i have a Down's syndrome brother who needs a wheelchair and he loved it, my nephew pushed him around and it was no bother at all... More
13 August 2017|
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Response from Karenbarber77 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't aware you needed one, we didn't when we went x
27 January 2017|
Response from MrMerrivale | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry we are closed in the winter and re open on the 25th march. Full details on our web site Peter