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Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre

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Address: 121 Radcliffe Road, Bolton BL2 1NU, England
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+44 1204 531303
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14:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Thu 14:00 - 16:00
Sat 14:00 - 16:00

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'Did you like that?'

I absolutely loved it! We received a very welcome from Leon who filled the tour with lots of stories and tales which really helped to bring the site back to life - you really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely loved it! We received a very welcome from Leon who filled the tour with lots of stories and tales which really helped to bring the site back to life - you really expected Fred to come wandering round the corner at any minute - it was like being in one of those excellent series we all enjoyed watching... More 

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Thank Courtline
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An entertaining and insightful look into the life and home of a Legend. My partner is an avid watcher/reader of Fred Dibnah, we went to the heritage centre as a surprise for him; he thoroughly enjoyed looking around. The guide was detailed and the tour felt very personal, there were six of us on our tour but he spoke to... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I bought this tour as a birthday gift for my dad who is a Fred fan. Went along today with my dad and brother and thoroughly enjoyed it. Leon is an excellent tour guide and had lots of stories to tell. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Shorty173
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I was in my element today and couldn't get enough of the great stories told by Leon. Leon you were chosen by the man himself, to be passed on in your capable hands. So Appreciate all the effort put into the Garden, Machines, Sheds i loved it all. And a cuppa in Freds kitchen. He didn't die Leon you keep... More 

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Thank Micheline T
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Wow what a lovely review Micheliine, so glad you enjoyed it, and thank you for those kind words, i really do appreciate them, would love to see you again perhaps when we get the place back to steam, best wishes Leon More 

Somerset
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51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were met by Leon at the gates of Fred's place where a fascinating and entertaining tour began. The tour was broken up by nipping in Fred's house for a brew and nipping in his big shed for a warm as it was so cold on that day! Leon did a brilliant job showing us around and telling us stories... More 

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Hi guys, it was a pleasure hosting you and showing you Freds legacy in all its glory, yes we still have lots to do but hey it took Fred 40 years to put all this together so no hurry. Look forward to seeing you again, best wishes Leon More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have spent 3 great nights here the best 3 nights we have spent any were. Back in November. Leon is a very like able guy we had our special needs son with us witch Leon could not do enough for him, we all got upset when we had to go there was just something magical about the place. If... More 

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Thank 69TopCat
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Hi guys, it was a pleasure hosting you, I really do not know where you get the energy from to look after Tom full time, he certainly is a handful but he is a little treasure, wish you well, kind regards Leon More 

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our first visit to F.D.H.C on a freezing cold December day and my first impression was a little disappointing with a collection of ram shackled sheds and equipment balanced on the side of a 60ft drop down to the river valley. Things began to improve once the tour guide began to breathe life into the now rusting equipment with his... More 

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Yes you are absolutely spot on folks, this is definitely a work in progress and will hopefully continue to be so for many years to come, thank you for visiting, hope to see you again soon regards Leon More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience from start to finish. A definate must do for Fred fans and even non Fred fans. Leon was a fantastic host, couldn't of asked for more. We will 100% be back in the summer x

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Thank Christine C
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Wow many thanks for that Christine, it was a pleasure being your host and look forward to seeing you next summer Lol Leon More 

1 review
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Brilliant place. Definitely worth visiting.My husband and I were in awe the whole time we were there. And I got a Heritage Centre Jumper out of it!

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Thank Alice M
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Ha ha yes and it fitted as well, so glad you enjoyed your stay see you again soon, will also be in touch with Steve re volunteering Lol Leon More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I loved the tv programs of fred Dibnah. so I was really happy to visit His old Home and where He worked when not demolishing Chimneys . The 2 men who gave talks were really interesting you relly got the feel of the place and to sit in Fred's lounge and have a cup of tea was great

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