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Scaleby Hill Vintage motor bike museum

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A Must for Motorcycle Lovers

A nice collection. Not the biggest you will find but a good selection of classics. I enjoyed it and... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Jason L
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Arroyo Grande, California
Hidden Gem

Visited on a wet foggy afternoon but what a warm welcom we got. Personal guided tour round by Mike... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
73piper
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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

A nice collection. Not the biggest you will find but a good selection of classics. I enjoyed it and would recommend it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jason L
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Visited on a wet foggy afternoon but what a warm welcom we got. Personal guided tour round by Mike, great selection of some very rare bikes and lots of tales to tell. Some bikes still being restored. Lots of little extra vintage /collectors items spot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 73piper
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We just dropped in on spec as we were passing down from Scotland and I'm really glad we did. Mike and his dogs could not have been more welcoming and showed us round his amazing collection of classic bikes, cars and motoring paraphernalia. Free tea...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mosedalex
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A hidden gem of great motorcycling nostalgia, the proprietor is a legend and a gentleman with a collection and knowlegde of bikes to make your eyes water. Check opening times as it is seasonal.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MattoScozzese
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I only found out about this wee gem of a place by chance when looking on TripAdvisor for attractions around where our campsite is. Mike ( the owner) might not know about technology, as you will not find him on any website etc. But he...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Diana S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Had a great experience this afternoon visiting Mike Barry motorcycle museum. A wonderful collection of bikes and what a gem of a place. His great knowledge acquired over a lifetime of enthusiasm for something he loves with a passion. The fact that he willingly shares...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Will L
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Heading towards our B&B in Longtown my said there's a sign for Motorcycle museum next left , well spotted as it was half covered in long grass , sign said next left so followed the signs , seen what looked like a blacksmith shop asked...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Mike Barry, owner and ex racer makes this a visit not to be missed. He has a wealth of knowledge on the subject that he's prepared to share in terms the "layman" can understand.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 589Richard
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

What a gem of a place We really enjoyed chatting with Mike and seeing his wonderful collection of bikes Finding out we had a couple of mutual acquaintances, what a small world It’s fantastic that Mike is still racing around the country and at Isle...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mariermilne
Reviewed 4 September 2017

What a fantastic experience with a smashing bloke who owns it all, Mike. I could stand and discuss motorcycles all day with this man, he's forgotten more than I know plus his collection of Coventry Eagles is second to none, a proper enthusiasts day out...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Spankyboy666
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