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“Absolute Treasure”
Review of Bygones

Bygones
Ranked #9 of 68 things to do in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

'What a hidden gem!! We spent 2 hours enthralled by the displays and attractions. We also had a fun half hour playing the vintage amusements arcade games. So informative and we absolutely loved it here.

Thank paulah001
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BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit so much, there certainly is lot to see! We hope you will visit again.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Visited today having not visited for 2 yrs, not disappointed at all! Many improvements we noticed including our nostrils smelling the improvements , the penny playing machines a must! We actually achieved the crane grabbed lollys and violets!
Do visit this fabulous family run extravaganza of a pastime for all!

Thank Andrew W
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BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed your return visit so much! We are constantly trying to make improvements and the recent ones are certainly proving worthwhile! We hope you will visit again in the future.

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Now... When the wife first suggested this, i thought here we go, the kids will be bored and i'll get frustrated... however I COULD NOT BE MORE WRONG... this place is a lovely, full of history, the queen Victoria statue is amazing, the railway track layouts is incredible, the whole atmosphere and the feel of the place is great, the cafe at the top is also very reasonable considering. All in all Im so glad we we went, it was worth every single penny... kick back and enjoy the wonderful fun and games, a step back in history... a great day out in Torquay

Thank Ian C
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BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Wow! What a lovely review.. yes it's easy to first judge a place as not being your thing but we are delighted to hear you enjoyed yourselves so much! You don't have to be history or train buff to appreciate what we have inside and we love hearing that it is enjoyed by all ages. We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

An excellent place to visit and spend a few hours seeing and remembering items from previous years. Look at Queen Victoria very carefully and you will see that she is "breathing". Our second visit to this attraction and still found things we didn't notice on our first visit two years ago. Looking forward to visiting again the next time we visit Torquay. The cafe on the top floor has excellent scones with jam and cream served by a friendly lady. Loved every minute spent here.

Thank Ann U
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BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Many thanks for your return visit and of course we hope you will visit again one day. You do have to look closely at Queen Victoria to notice her breathe, and by the look on her face you don't feel you ought to stare for too long!

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Great place to visit and even bring children/grand children. So many memories and 3 floors packed with our history - Excellent

Thank David M
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BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Super! Great to hear you enjoyed it and found it suitable for different ages. We hope to see you again.

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