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Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Milford, Lifton PL16 0AT, England
+44 1566 783425
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Culture Club visit to Dingles

A great relaxing and informal visit, being fortunate to have a guided tour by Guy Belshaw, one of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wells, United Kingdom
A little hidden gem of history

We visited Dingles last week as we were staying a mile up the road, and discovered a treasure... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Darren B
Tilbury, United Kingdom
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Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is the home of the National Fairground Collection. It is a facility unique in the UK, designed to capture the magic of a bygone age through exhibits, vintage engineering and stunning artwork displays. Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is a 45,000 square foot indoor attraction that provides a unique opportunity to view and interact with our Fairground Heritage in a beautiful rural location.Come and enjoy All the Fun of the Vintage Fair - our historic rides, shows and stalls operate for your enjoyment, and at a small additional cost.Vintage Penny Arcade, Cafe, Gift Shop. Free Parking.See our website for further information and details of special events.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Milford, Lifton PL16 0AT, England
+44 1566 783425
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great relaxing and informal visit, being fortunate to have a guided tour by Guy Belshaw, one of the trustees. A lovely local sourced cream tea was mouth watering.

Thank richardgreen12017
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We visited Dingles last week as we were staying a mile up the road, and discovered a treasure! There is so much history packed into one place, showing how the fairgrounds of today all grew from the roots preserved here for all to see and...More

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

A-Maz-Ing is all I can say. Really reasonable entrance fee that leads you to fairs through history museum and some fun penny arcade games. Once you have looked around and had fun on what’s to offer in the first part take yourself to the next...More

Thank kirstyjoanne83
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic spent four hours here today kids loved it! adults loved it! and oldies loved it! Very reasonable prices really nice cafe can't wait to go back

Thank s46fitzpatrick
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The key word here is museum - heritage centre. Spent half a day here looking at the displays and playing some old fashioned games. The heritage rides include dodgems that were great fun for the four of us. Four other heritage rides that have changed...More

Thank Shaldon07
Reviewed 25 October 2017

taken my grandchildren for the second year running cant express what a great time we all had the staff are really amazing took my grandson on the moonrocket and ghost train you wont be dissapointed and at 50pence a token really affordable

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This takes me back a few years to a fun fair as it would have been when I was a child and before health and safety would have been thought of, No seat belts or bars that keep you locked in your seat unable to...More

Thank Leedc1971
Reviewed 21 October 2017

drove over an hour while on holiday to get to it. enjoyed reading about all the exhibits and nice to see the rides working. lunch in the cafe was huge and gorgeous but the travel exhibit really let it down. you walk to the end...More

Thank pricegang
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Started as just somewhere to go on a rainy day but became a very interesting 3 hours. Totally unique 'museum'. All the vintage fairground rides, vehicles and arcade games are beautifully restored. Super Dodgems ride was quite exhilarating and good fun.

Thank reddisa62
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

What a great find! Nestled in the beautiful folding countryside of the Devon/Cornwall border just off the A30, this place has something for everyone, even the most grumpiest of teenagers! Fancy a ride on the Ghost Train, the Waltzer, the Dodgems or the Carousel? This...More

Thank Netsmith
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Response from Erika W | Reviewed this property |
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30 July 2017|
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Response from Lynne B | Reviewed this property |
Family 2 adults and up to 4children £43.20 that includes 40 tokens for the rides. Standard entry without tokens £28.00 if you gift aid you can return free entry for up to 12 months. Tokens for rides are 50p each and most... More
David A
6 April 2017|
Response from Dingles_FHC | Property representative |
Yes, you can show the confirmation on your phone screen, as long as we're able to scan the code to validate the offer. Hope you will enjoy your visit!