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Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

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Great fun

what a hidden gem, I loved this place! GREAT FRIENDLY STAFF, FANTASTIC RIDES, we spent a good few... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Yarco3
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
What a great step back down memory lane

Had 1st class day out with family the rides were a blast from the good old days. All the staff were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dp10phill
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Brighton and Hove, 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...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Milford, Lifton PL16 0AT, England
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+44 1566 783425
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Reviewed yesterday

what a hidden gem, I loved this place! GREAT FRIENDLY STAFF, FANTASTIC RIDES, we spent a good few hours, well worth every penny, wish this attraction was nearer!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had 1st class day out with family the rides were a blast from the good old days. All the staff were very helpful a great day out & well priced....

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great time at Dingles! Great fun on the rides! Went on a Thursday and not many people there. The staff were amazing and a lot of fun! Great food in cafe. Will definitely return!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a group of us including my 2 young children and we had a great time. We went on a weekday which was very quiet, so the staff were really very helpful explaining details and showing us around the old rides and my...More

1  Thank Alex W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful afternoon on rides that takes you back to "all the fun at the fair" time. Relish bumper cars how they were, carousels that are leisurely. and rides that go round and round at 50 MPH +. It has been known to go...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been four times this year, love the atmosphere, with the sound of the barrel organ playing all the old tunes, only thing missing is the smell of candy floss. The staff are helpful and friendly,

1  Thank Chrissy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 10 of us aged between 58 and 80 went for a day trip. We had fun with the "shove a penny" type game, wandered around all the displays and then had a go on some of the rides. We especially enjoyed the...More

2  Thank Skippyhumbug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely find this was! Slot machines and rides from yesteryear. A lovely museum and display of old vehicles, travelling caravans, old fairground rides and amusement arcade machine. Old arcade machines to play on and working fairground rides to play on too. All undercover...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place. Really great vintage fairground exhibits and rides. Beware the Chariot Racer, it's super fast and apparently that's at only half speed! Great for fans of fairgrounds, vintage type, for photographers and kids of all ages, including big ones. The cafe sells good...More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow. Off the beaten track but well worth a few hours of anyone’s time! Tucked away in beautiful rolling hills & fields it is an Aladdin’s cave of funfair history. The collection is extensive. Showman’s caravans nestle among penny arcade games & vintage carousel horses....More

2  Thank Naynon
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Cindy R
9 July 2018|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
If you have it on your phone I think it should be ok. Check with the venue first or find a local library where you can usually get to a printer.
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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 Erika W | Reviewed this property |
Not really
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