one of Great Yarmouth's best-loved attractions, a fantastic model village set in an acre of floral landscaped gardens on the sea front.Take your time to discover this captivating model village and its charming inhabitants. Wander around the maze of paths and humpback bridges, spot the cricketers playing on the village green in their whites, marvel at the firemen carrying out a daring rescue from a smoking building and relive all the magic of the funfair in miniature.
for the bank robber and watch out for the streaker among the many village characters.Sit back and relax in the beautiful gardens surrounding Merrivale model village and be enchanted by every-day life in miniature.Sit back and relax in the beautiful gardens surrounding Merrivale model village and be enchanted by every-day life in miniature.
Explore our award-winning landscaped gardens, streams, waterfalls and discover the miniature wonders of Merrivale! Many generations have enjoyed Merrivale Model Village over the last half-century and we would love to see you too!read more
When Merrivale changed ownership in 2004, research began to find a suitable replacement for the scratch built 2½" gauge 3 rail system that had been running in the garden for more than 40 years. After much researchread more
Award winning gardens
Included in price of admission
Watch events unfold
Merrivale Model Village is open daily 25 March till 29 October.
25 March till 22 July 10am till close 5.15 last admission 4.15 *(close 9.45 last admission 8.45 Wednesday 19 July).
23 July till 1 September 10am till close 9.45 last admissions 8.45.
Merrivale complex reserve the right to close at 8.45 in bad if there is insufficient public demand.
2 September till 29 October 10am till close 5.15 last admission 4.15*, (last admission Wednesday 25 October close 7pm last admission 6pm). Last admission to the Model Village is one hour before we close. One hour is the minimum time we recommend for a visit, so avoid disappointment and make sure you allow plenty of time to explore. (seasonal last admissions apply)
Valid All Day including the New 9 Hole Traditional Crazy Golf
Adults £7.99, Senior Citizens £6.99, Child £6.49, Under 3 Free.
NEW Super Saver ticket, £1.00 discount per person on 4 or more paying visitors in on one transaction, not valid on carer tickets and cannot be used in conjunction with any other voucher or promotion.
Season Tickets - PRICES HELD FOR 2017:
Adults £25.00, Senior Citizens £22.00,
Child £21.25, Carer £9.00. Please note: 2 passport photos are required for each ticket. We can take the photos for a small fee
We are Wheelchair friendly for chairs up to 26.5" wide and we do have a loan wheelchair available. Prices are as above with one registered carer per disabled visitor charged at £3.00. We also have toilet facilities for the disabled.
Paths are quite narrow, but single buggies and wheelchairs have easy access. We are sorry, but unfortunately double buggies are too wide to fit round the paths. We are pleased to welcome dogs into the Model Village as long as they are kept on a leash and under control at all times.
First time in Great Yarmouth and first time to model village. Thoroughly recommend. We had a wonderful time and spent the whole four hours we had on the parking ticket. We will definitely return.Gareth Lawrence , Norwich Swindon, United Kingdom - Visited May 2016
Brilliant so much to see and so much thought and detail gone in to it. Well worth a visit.Heather Rayner Norfolk, United Kingdom - Visited May 2016
5 star - A lovely day with buxton brownies the girls loved themodel village and the quiz. Spent several hours looking at the sites then fun in the old penny arcade. The staff couldnt have looked after us any better we felt like royalty. For the grown ups we will be back for cakes in the tea rooms wow who knew they could be so good.Adele Taylor Norwich, United Kingdom - Visited April 2016