Merrivale Model Village
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Average visit time – 1-2 hour
Things to do at Merrivale Model Village review
Merrivale Model Village is an enchanting visitor attraction in the heart of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. As well as ‘life in miniature’ there is a garden railway running around the village, a penny arcade and a mini-golf course. The length of your visit will depend on if you play a round of crazy golf.
Their gardens are award-winning and feature streams, waterfalls and a world in miniature. Over the last century, many generations have enjoyed days out at the model village. The model railway was rebuilt in 2005 and boasts approx. 350 metres of track running through the garden with all sorts of different engines and carriages to spot.
The model village has so much to see it would be a shame to rush it. There is a castle, airship, theatre, stadium, a house on fire, church, morris dancers, the crown jewels and so much more. You can also visit at night and see the miniature world lit up. Many of the scenes are animated.
Indoors you can step back in time and visit their unique Williamson’s Old Penny Arcade. There is a wide range of vintage slot machines which you can play by exchanging money for real old pennies. Also included in your admission is a round of crazy golf. There are 9 holes with a variety of obstacles, the crazy golf course is outdoors.
Covid 19: Due to current restrictions not everything will be open, or it may be open differently to normal, at the attraction that you are visiting. Please consult their social media accounts, give them a call or visit their website if you can’t find the information you are looking for.
FAQ and Further Information Merrivale Model Village
Address: Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 3JG, Norfolk, England. Phone: 01493 842097
Category – Model VIllage – Mostly Outdoors – Suitable for all ages
Is there food and drink available?
There is a tea room serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Model Village, award-winning set in gardens with a model railway, 9 hole crazy golf and a penny arcade. There are toilets and a tea room.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. Adults and children are £8.50 each, under 3s are free.
Is there parking?
Pay and Display Parking is available on the street outside the village. Visitors will also find the St. Nicholas Pay and Display car park opposite, on the other side of the road, also pay and display.
When are they open?
Merrivale Model Village is open from late March until late December. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Dogs are welcome on a lead.
Are they accessible?
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