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Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Lifton PL16 0AT, England
+44 1566 783425
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Extremely interesting and each exhibit is well laid out and informed clearly. It's ideal for all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Great fun

We had an hour or two to spare so decided to visit. Main signposts were not in place at the time so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Carol S
Cornwall, 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.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“slot machines” (51 reviews)
“great fun” (56 reviews)
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Lifton PL16 0AT, England
+44 1566 783425
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Extremely interesting and each exhibit is well laid out and informed clearly. It's ideal for all ages and we found the staff friendly, approachable and helpful. It's not the biggest site in the world but there's lots to look at and a lot of the...More

1  Thank nattoowilloo2495
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an hour or two to spare so decided to visit. Main signposts were not in place at the time so we spent longer than we liked simply looking for the place. On arrival, we were told they had been made aware earlier that...More

2  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our small group of Senior Citzens thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon viewing the beautifully restored fair-ground memorabilia and reminiscing about years gone by. Most hung their walking aids on a rail and mounted the dodgem cars with alacrity and spent several enjoyable moments racing around the...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved it here! We have a 4 year old and she was able to go on most rides and really enjoyed everything! It's reasonably priced, for 2 adults and 1 child, it was £36 which included 30 tokens. Most rides are 2 tokens...More

1  Thank HollyPlank2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to spend a few hours, and virtually all indoors so useful if the weather is poor. I never thought I would go on another ghost train or dodgems but they were great fun, many other rides and slot machines to play on...More

1  Thank bognor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fair's as they used to be, a chance to take children/grandchildren on some iconic rides,staff are excellent, cafe excellent, everyone so helpful, highly recommended.

1  Thank DerbyRams1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extensive collection of fairground memorabilia, interesting seeing how fairgrounds have changed over the last 150 years. There are a few rides and stalls that are still working. Set out over several areas all wheelchair / pushchair accessible. There is a cafe but didn't use it...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long held wish to visit this vintage fun fair, was fulfilled, such a joy, vintage music (50's 60's ) created fab atmosphere. Some working rides, slot machines, lots of pictures and information, really helpful staff, anyone age 50 + would remember rides, but you get...More

1  Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic day out. The hardest part is choosing what ride/attraction to try first. Excellent for the very young to the young at heart.

1  Thank Touring_Madly_Deeply
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a vintage fair ride and museum attraction and didn't fail to delight. There are rides that suit most ages (prob 3 up for rides) and there are stalls for winning prizes for all levels from hook a duck to targets with rifles. Fruit...More

1  Thank lizzy_murray
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David A
Hi we have bought a Groupon deal. I don't have a printer would we be able to show the email confirmation thanks
5 April 2017|
Response from Dingles_FHC | Property representative |
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!
David A
Hi how much are the tokens to buy once you run out
5 April 2017|
Response from Dingles_FHC | Property representative |
Hello - tokens cost 50p each. Most of the rides and stalls are two tokens, dodgems cars 3 tokens per car. Hope you enjoy your visit!
do you have any history on the name of your business ? my pub is named fox and grapes and wondered if there might be a connection !
4 April 2017|
Response from JamesGordon1946 | Reviewed this property |
There are three campsites South Breazle, Lydford Caravan and Camping and Devon Yurt Holidays. There are probably taxis from launceston. Probably think its a bit too old for a two year old sorry. Not sure about printing the... More