The Model Village, Godshill

We are a family run business based here on the Isle of Wight and very proud of it! Robin Thwaites purchased the run down Model Village in the late 1960s.  His vision and attention to detail have set the standard for a great deal of what you see today.

As the current owners, we are passionate about everything you see here. Our great team aim to give every customer a wonderfully nostalgic experience.

Set in the grounds of the Old Vicarage, the Model Village in Godshill, is a timeless place to escape the busy world outside.

As Kevin McCloud of Channel 4’s Grand Designs said “If you really do want to indulge in a uniquely Fifties Isle of Wight experience replete with bathing huts, vintage buses and a slower pace of life, then there is only one destination for you Godshill Model Village”.

The Model Village, High Street, Godshill, Isle of Wight PO38 3HH

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