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The Scarborough Fair Collection

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Address: Flower of May Holiday Park | Lebberston Cliff, Scarborough YO11 3NU, England
Phone Number: 441723586698
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The Scarborough Fair Collection hosts a magnificent working collection of...
The Scarborough Fair Collection hosts a magnificent working collection of Vintage Cars, Steam Engines, Vintage Fairground Rides and Mechanical Organs topped off with a 2 'Mighty' Wurlitzer Organs in our spacious ballroom. We host tea dances every Wednesday afternoon and Michael Lester playing the "Mighty" Wurlitzer every Thursday afternoon.Our unique venue is also available for private hire and wedding receptions. We have special events throughout the year and a Christmas Spectacular Show
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This was not our first visit, we took our 24 yr old Grandaughter, who had a great time on the Carousel 3 times, dodgems with Grandy and then dragged me onto the Speedway. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Hellifield, United Kingdom
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Feltham
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We visited here expecting old fashion and newer fairground rides but was really disappointed with what we found. It was £7.50 each to get in and you then had to pay for the rides when you were inside at a cost of £1 each per person. You got one free ride with your entry which is awful. The place only... More 

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Hellifield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was not our first visit, we took our 24 yr old Grandaughter, who had a great time on the Carousel 3 times, dodgems with Grandy and then dragged me onto the Speedway. The Display of cars and memrobilia is second to none as they now have more rides and organs. They also make nice sandwiches etc. Always found the... More 

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Skelton-in-Cleveland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Disappointed in the service we received we visited 29/7/15 a ride attendant was running a ride the little cars and there was 4 or 5 guests on it so i waited with my 3 year old son for it to finish so he could have a go on it the ride attendant seen me waiting but NO as soon as... More 

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Coordinator2014, Manager at The Scarborough Fair Collection, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and your comments. In response I would like to add: This is a working museum with the added attraction of a collection of very old fairground rides. These rides are allowed to operate throughout the day for your added experience of the whole museum. The rides are not run as a fairground. Once a ride... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Visited when on holiday. Very interesting and well worth a visit. For children of all ages. Brings back memories of the old fairs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We visited Scarborough Fair whilst staying in Pickering, having bought Groupon vouchers earlier in the year. As the voucher did not mention it was part of the Flower of May holiday resort, it took us some time to find it and when we finally did find it, it looked as though it was closed. But once we found the entrance,... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A very good way to spend a few hours, we enjoyed seeing the old organs and riding on the old rides. You pay to get in which includes one free ride per person and thereafter the rides are £1 each

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

From the moment you enter the place there is fun to be had – even the short walk to the main exhibit area had my whole family laughing ( you’ll know exactly what I mean when you get there.) What strikes you immediately is the colour and music and sounds, it was like a sensory it immediately took me back... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A place for young and old alike. A trip to take you down memory lane. A place run by volunteers and a job well done. There are various steam fayre organs, as well as fairground rides. Which have all been lovingly restored to as near their normal condition. There are also various older type vehicles, a small penny arcade and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We went as a family group a 3 year old and a 16 year old plenty to do for all age ranges, my son loved all the rides, a little disappointing that the majority of the old ppenny machines we out of order, the cafe area has everything you need for a lovely lunch,

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The attraction is really well laid out and very easy to walk round. It is all under cover so is attractive on an inclement day. On the day we visited, most of the rides/fairground organs were closed/not working or under maintenance. This was most disappointing. Was this from lack of sufficient staff to man the attraction or inability to carry... More 

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Coordinator2014, Manager at The Scarborough Fair Collection, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and your comments about the SFC. In response I would like to add: All our rides are Vintage rides and are all in working order apart from the junior waltzer which is undergoing restoration.  Due to Health and Safety regulations every ride has daily checks and maintenance carried out before opening at 10am.  Occasionally work... More 

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Address: Flower of May Holiday Park | Lebberston Cliff, Scarborough YO11 3NU, England
Phone Number: 441723586698
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 7

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