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Polperro Model Village Land of Legend & Model Railway

The Old Forge | Mill Hill, Polperro, England
+44 1503 272378
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Worth a visit

Cheap to go in and take a peek...we enjoyed it. Took about 45 mins or so having a look, we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
angiehanlon2016
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Worth a (short) visit

After a warm welcome as you enter, there is a model railway display to the left, then the model... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LashyDavid
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Looe, United Kingdom
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Opens in 19 min
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Hours Today: 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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The Old Forge | Mill Hill, Polperro, England
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+44 1503 272378
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cheap to go in and take a peek...we enjoyed it. Took about 45 mins or so having a look, we enjoyed the funky model show at the end.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a warm welcome as you enter, there is a model railway display to the left, then the model village ahead as you emerge into the open. You can stroll through at low level to identify places in the real Polperro, then take the high...More

Thank LashyDavid
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely walk round. It was made even better with having the weather. Certainly worth a walk round. Loved the water running through the middle made it so much more real. Couldn’t fault the staff. Greeted with a smile had a good laugh...More

Thank Victoria A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read the mixed reviews but I do love model villages and there's not much else to do in Polperro. So we have it a try. It's surprisingly small and run down for a model village. Really needs to just be like £1 per person....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to other model villages before and therefore having something to compare this with I was disappointed with Polperro. The buildings were in bad condition and very little attention to detail had been taken. The model village is very small and 5 minutes is...More

Thank Hcp141
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We were here at Easter this year 2017, haven't been in here for ages, it's so magical, the model village of Polperro is very well made although showing signs of age now. However still thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Peter J
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Spent £3 each getting in here after spending £10 to get in an attraction in Bodmin the day before and this knocked spots of it... Nice little model village,,, most of them seem to be disappearing,,, and the legends animation was great... Well worth the...More

Thank rosuab
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Used to come on family holidays to Polperro every year as a child and a visit to the Model Village and Land of Legend was always tradition, perhaps more than once per holiday! Was so nice to be able to take my own daughter there....More

Thank Becky8oo
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

A lovely little amusement, cheap to get in and a real trip back to the old days of simple enjoyment. No high tech computer wizardry just lovely little houses, singing in the church. Joy for little ones and memories of our childhood for us older...More

Thank TerryandJane
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Not the biggest or most detailed of model villages but a good reproduction of the layout of Polperro. The "model village" within this model village was a nice touch. Not quite sure how the "Land of Legend" presentation fitted in, but was interesting nonetheless. The...More

Thank Mike C
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I believe there was a small dog running about when I was there.
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