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Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre

121 Radcliffe Road, Bolton BL2 1NU, England
+44 1204 531303
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SUPERB

Great place,Leon and Alf so easy to get on with,So informative,Should be saved,Once it goes its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alan N
Shame it's closing down

We visited this place on 11/11/17 as I have wanted to visit for some time being interested in Fred... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
manky58
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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121 Radcliffe Road, Bolton BL2 1NU, England
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+44 1204 531303
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place,Leon and Alf so easy to get on with,So informative,Should be saved,Once it goes its gone forever.Anyone who does not give it 5 stars,well i better not say ,I would go every week if i could.Wish i had gone when Fred was still alive.Great...More

Thank Alan N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place on 11/11/17 as I have wanted to visit for some time being interested in Fred Dibnah and engineering, he visit was given an urgency as sadly the place is closing down. We were given a tour by Leon and Alf who...More

Thank manky58
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

glad you enjoyed the tour, I am sorry you felt I was "pushing" our merchandise, I am sure you will appreciate that running a Heritage cente is a costly affair and Lancashire council have closed down all their museums due to lack of funding, its...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the Fred Dibnah Museum having travelled 58 miles from Derbyshire. Our party of four were met by Leon and Alf Molyneux Fred's old friend. We spent just over two hours on site and enjoyed our time there. We heard much about the...More

Thank david070761
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed the tour folks, and yes I too sincerely hope somebody somewhere steps up to keep the centre going as it is a wonderful piece of history.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving on Wed we stayed overnight in Fred Dibnah's house & joined the tour on Thurs. If you're considering visiting the centre I would highly recommend staying at the house. It is very comfortable & omg you'll be staying in Fred's old place. Leon is...More

Thank Jacqui P
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow what a lovely review many thanks it was a pleasure hosting you, and I hope to meet up with you again sometime

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked to stay over a Wednesday night at Fred's house. After enjoying a meal at a local restaraunt. Spent the evening in Freds lounge with a glass or two of wine talking with Leon and watching some unique DVD's about Fred Dibnah's life. After a...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This guy was a larger than life local character. It's difficult to do justice to such a fellow. Still an interesting attraction to get a good fell for his life

Thank dwhatley20
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Called in today and boy what a surprise I got. Great little talk about Fred himself from his closest friend. Made to feel welcome although I had to tag on a tour. Depressing weather, but that didn't stop us having a great time. To see...More

2  Thank scouse_mouse_2000uk
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Just like walking into one of his programmes, everything is so familiar to any follower of his. Even though we know he has gone there is a feeling that he might just walk around the corner and say hello. Everything you saw on TV is...More

Thank Normski49
Reviewed 30 September 2017

A great afternoon spent in Fred,s old garden workshop & house, Leon the owner & guide was great from start to finish, very informative & with a nice personal touch from Leon. Being a fan of Fred it was just magical to be around his...More

Thank MarkMcallister89
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Leon and Alf are wonderful, knowledgeable hosts who took us on a visit to the domain of Fred Dibnah. They painted a picture of his dream to create a heritage centre based on his house and yard and showed us how far he got before...More

Thank 1256Rob
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

What only four stars ha ha, thanks for your kind words yes this really is an amazing place come see for yourselves folks kind regards Leon

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casper1245
20 August 2017|
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Response from casper1245 | Reviewed this property |
No God knows where all the moneys gone hes now selling the place i dont believe there was ever any intention of bringing Steam to Fred's place to be honest
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Nhh322
21 March 2016|
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Response from freddibnahtours | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your enquiry, its £100 per room per night ( double room ) with fresh bed linen and towels provided, we can promise you a unique experience you will be talking about for years to come. Kind regards Leon
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Tezzahowarth
13 February 2016|
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Response from freddibnahtours | Property representative |
oops missed this question, sorry the cost of a guided tour is £12 per adult, kids under ten go free, kids over ten half price, hope that helps, many thanks Leon
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