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Open from March to October. Authentic retro attraction that will take you on a trip down memory lane. Beautifully recreated models of Godshill and Shanklin Old Villages as they were in the 1920's and 30's. Passionate about details, the models are...more
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High Street, Godshill PO38 3HH, England
+44 1983 840270
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Reviewed yesterday

Godshill model village is a gem. We have been twice before, but are still amazed by the attention to detail and by the fabulous gardens, which I was told are mentioned in the RHS gardens guide. Small shrubs "become" mature trees with skilful topiary. It...More

Thank Cath F
Reviewed yesterday

We visited Godshill model village on a warm sunny Sunday afternoon in September. The model village has to be seen to be believed in the detail of all the various aspects including the choir in the small church and the cricket match on the village...More

Thank ian c
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have heard of this place for many years and this year I had the opportunity of going and I am glad I did, what an amazing place. The collection of bonsai trees is the best I have ever seen, and the most in one...More

Thank Vince C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely little place with so much attention to detail. Not too expensive either. So good that we went round twice & found a number of little things that we'd missed the 1st time round.

Thank julie2symons
Reviewed 3 days ago

At £4.95 per person - £4.50 for oldies like us - it is excellent value, especially as you can use your ticket for free again within 7 days. Most of the kids we saw there, from toddlers to early teens loved the caricatures and the...More

Thank gloandbob
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lot bigger than it looks from the street. The creator has a great sense of humour and we had a few laughs on the way round. The village is a representation of Godshill which made it even better and there is a model village...More

Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place to visit, situated in a beatiful village. So quaint and picturesque. Had a lovely stroll through the mini village and then through the actual village after. Had a lovely time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been to the Isle of Wight for over 20 years thought we would vist the model village in Godshill to see if it had changed since our last visit. What a difference it was upto date with the times very well done kids would...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner visited a couple of days ago and we had a brilliant time. Only £4.50 to get in and you can walk round taking photographs for as long as you want. Scenery and models are very well crafted and displayed. They've made...More

Thank Sophie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you love the miniature village or enjoy the miniature gardens this is a little gem. Attention to detail is great and whilst it is set back before most visitors were born you could still see many of the buildings outside in the real village....More

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There is a website. Tripadvisor doesn't like links, so we can't put it down directly, but the website is modelvillagegodshill followed by the usual for a UK company. There is a page for information on groups, and it says to... More