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Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Milford, Lifton PL16 0AT, England
+44 1566 783425
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Should have visited years ago

Just 50 minutes away from me and yet have only just managed to visit this little gem of a place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sue H
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St Austell, United Kingdom
Nice day out

I booked advance tickets online got the package with the tokens. On arrival I was asked if I would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fluffywowl
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Plymouth, 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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ghost train” (91 reviews)
“slot machines” (57 reviews)
“great fun” (69 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Milford, Lifton PL16 0AT, England
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+44 1566 783425
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just 50 minutes away from me and yet have only just managed to visit this little gem of a place . We visited for Father’s Day with a large family of all ages and all were entertained . For me it was a real nostalgia...More

1  Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked advance tickets online got the package with the tokens. On arrival I was asked if I would gift aid I agreed and my ticket was upgraded to a pass for free entry on further visits. Coffee shop is ok I had ploughmans hubby...More

1  Thank Fluffywowl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous day! I happened to see this on Trip Advisor, so we decided to pay a visit. I'm so glad we did as it was so wonderful to relive childhood memories of the fair. As adults, we can now truly appreciate the art...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good things.....nice staff. Decent cafe. Kept us amused for 3 hours. There was one adult and two teens. The tokens we had in the entry price were enough but I did mostly give mine over to them. You get ten each and most rides are...More

Thank welshie42
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good attraction, rides to suit all ages but take a picnic/snacks with you. The cafe was organised chaos. People complaining when people ordering food and wait times were ridiculous.

Thank Liam R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Short queue at check in. Staff more interested in getting you to sign up for gift aid than getting you through the turnstiles and in. We had booked online the day before but the gift aid option wasn’t available online. To see working amusements from...More

Thank Barrie59
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well I'm in St Ives for 2 weeks with my family, we have just got back from a vintage fairground in Devon, what an amazing day we have had, it's not expensive and there is plenty to do, there is a lovely Cafe on site...More

1  Thank Mary T
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Have visited Dingles repeatedly and it never fails to disappoint. The management are always working on something new, restoring a ride, curating an exhibition of photos/artwork, providing information regarding the history of the fairground. It's really tremendous! I have taken groups of school children and...More

2  Thank missfrinty
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This was a surprise birthday treat for our six year old granddaughter, enjoyed by all! All the rides were great fun one of the favourites was the dodgem cars.

1  Thank Helen T
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

......great vfm day out. Nostalgic trip for those of a certain age but kids of all ages will enjoy. Staff cannot do enough for you. Totally recommend.

2  Thank Neil D
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Mike G
29 May 2018|
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Response from Barrie59 | Reviewed this property |
I think there are three just as you come down the first ramp. £1 a go. They were working the other day
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Lipsy1703
18 August 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
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