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Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Milford, Lifton PL16 0AT, England
+44 1566 783425
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Good old fashion fun

Visited in half term with 3 and 2 year old grandchildren plenty to do, lots of suitable rides for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Grumpybluebell
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London, United Kingdom
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Disappointing

Took my 8 and 5 year old grandchildren and they were not impressed. There were not many rides open... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Romaphile57
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Derbyshire
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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 5 days ago via mobile

Visited in half term with 3 and 2 year old grandchildren plenty to do, lots of suitable rides for the children and grandparents. Lots of memories of fair grounds from the 70s

Thank Grumpybluebell
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my 8 and 5 year old grandchildren and they were not impressed. There were not many rides open and were too fast/scary for either or too young for the 8 year old. The dodgems and carousel were really the only ones suitable for both....More

Thank Romaphile57
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun. Shame one of the rides was out of action for repair, but we had a great time. Staff were friendly and joining in the fun. Nice day out. Something for all the family.

Thank Phillip W
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

My niece went on the Dodgem ride. She struggled getting started. The woman tending to the ride loudly ridiculed my niece over the microphone. My niece has AUTISM. Disgusted, I went to speak to the woman but was not able to get to the booth...More

4  Thank butterlyflutter
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

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.

1  Thank richardgreen12017
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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
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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

2  Thank kirstyjoanne83
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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
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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
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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
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Lipsy1703
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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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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!
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