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Address: One mile off the A148 | Thursford, Fakenham, England
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+44 1328 878477
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12:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 17:00
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Visited by over 5.3 million people.

The Thursford Collection - The sights,...

Visited by over 5.3 million people.

The Thursford Collection - The sights, sounds and sensations of the golden age of steam are never forgotten. Climb on board and enjoy all the fun of the fairground on our traditional carousels and gondola. Experience the size scale of steam with the largest collection of traction engines in the world. Delight in the unique sounds of Robert Wolfe show on the mighty Wurlitzer.

Christmas Spectacular - Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, a cast of over 130 performers deliver an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety.

Santa's Magical Journey - A trip to Santa will never be the same again with this truly unforgettable journey to the perfect Christmas memory.

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Super Christmas Show

This really is a super Christmas Show that only the Christmas Grinch could fail to enjoy. Singing, dancing, comedy all in a fabulous setting provide a welcome respite from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Colin H
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This really is a super Christmas Show that only the Christmas Grinch could fail to enjoy. Singing, dancing, comedy all in a fabulous setting provide a welcome respite from the woes of the world and a joyous celebration of the festive season. I’ve read some of the other reviews here and they say that the show is aimed at an... More 

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Thank Colin H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the best show ever, but out of way dont book wensum hotel stay b&b much better, show has everything singing,dancers,great team will be going again this year

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Thank ANN D
England
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124 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can not fault the professionalism of the show, better than some London West End shows and we have been regular customers for many many years BUT, as the years pass by, it appears that the main reason for the show is sadly lacking - It is a Christmas show, not just a spectacular show, please make it more Christmassy

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Thank hillviewengland
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly amazing show ! This is my third year and there is always something different to see ! Well done to you all ! See you next year.

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Thank peggysue49
Doncaster
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Thursford spectacular. Thoroughly enjoyed it. The show was fantastic and moving. The surroundings were breathtaking and very beautiful. Really captured the christmad spirit. Definitly worth a visit.

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1 Thank Yvonne B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a great place to take little ones to see Father Christmas! at first I though that the price was too much, but once I got in, it was much more than I could imagine!

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Thank Kimberly C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

A fantastic well organised show! This is the 2nd time I have been and it was amazing. Well cast, with great singing, dancing and musical accompaniment. Fantasy land is a great relaxing tour through the north pole, with the Collections steam Engines decorated for the season. I love the jolly atmosphere here!

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3 Thank Elephantemg
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Been to the childrens part for many years now. All the lights are beautiful and the little shops make it feel like a german Christmas market. it is always beautiful the small 3d shows are always good and the presents are always very good for their price however, always find the café very expensive and feel if it was a... More 

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1 Thank ha44a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Arived by coach at the thursford collection for the Christmas spectacular show thay have a bar before you go inside Their is a few shops on your way in and they have a copple of food and drink areas inside. The show was fantastic a must just before Christmas to get you in the mood. You can also have a... More 

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1 Thank Chris C
Norfolk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely marvellous show. Not just a show but a whole experience- the setting inside and out is breathtaking. A good start to Christmas. Granddaughters aged 9 and 11 were mesmerised, lots of wows.

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