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What a great experience

Was really looking forward to the tour of Fred's Old House and Yard and was not disappointed, the... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2017
Yorkie1948
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Interesting afternoon

Family visit to the heritage centre. Dads birthday present. Great time had by all. Interesting... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2017
Raquel T
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

Was really looking forward to the tour of Fred's Old House and Yard and was not disappointed, the owner now is a great character and Alf was also there to add so many stories and tales to take us back to so many things we...More

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

many thanks for your review kind regards Leon

Reviewed May 1, 2017

Family visit to the heritage centre. Dads birthday present. Great time had by all. Interesting stories from Leon and Alf. Loved the old sheds/workshops. Nice cuppa and biscuits. Recommended for any Fred fans or people interested in local history.

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Thank you for your review, glad you all enjoyed the tour and found it interesting, our cuppa is legendary, hope to see you again when we have steam power, which will be soon. best wishes Leon

Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved it! We received a very welcome from Leon who filled the tour with lots of stories and tales which really helped to bring the site back to life - you really expected Fred to come wandering round the corner at any minute...More

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

excellent review many thanks hope to see you again sometime soon regards Leon

Reviewed April 7, 2017

An entertaining and insightful look into the life and home of a Legend. My partner is an avid watcher/reader of Fred Dibnah, we went to the heritage centre as a surprise for him; he thoroughly enjoyed looking around. The guide was detailed and the tour...More

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

many thanks for that, glad you enjoyed the cuppa as well kind regards Leon

Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

I bought this tour as a birthday gift for my dad who is a Fred fan. Went along today with my dad and brother and thoroughly enjoyed it. Leon is an excellent tour guide and had lots of stories to tell. Well worth a visit.

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

Much appreciated kind regards Leon

Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

I was in my element today and couldn't get enough of the great stories told by Leon. Leon you were chosen by the man himself, to be passed on in your capable hands. So Appreciate all the effort put into the Garden, Machines, Sheds i...More

Thank Micheline T
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2017

Wow what a lovely review Micheliine, so glad you enjoyed it, and thank you for those kind words, i really do appreciate them, would love to see you again perhaps when we get the place back to steam, best wishes Leon

Reviewed February 14, 2017

We were met by Leon at the gates of Fred's place where a fascinating and entertaining tour began. The tour was broken up by nipping in Fred's house for a brew and nipping in his big shed for a warm as it was so cold...More

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

Hi guys, it was a pleasure hosting you and showing you Freds legacy in all its glory, yes we still have lots to do but hey it took Fred 40 years to put all this together so no hurry. Look forward to seeing you again,...More

Reviewed January 3, 2017

We have spent 3 great nights here the best 3 nights we have spent any were. Back in November. Leon is a very like able guy we had our special needs son with us witch Leon could not do enough for him, we all got...More

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2017

Hi guys, it was a pleasure hosting you, I really do not know where you get the energy from to look after Tom full time, he certainly is a handful but he is a little treasure, wish you well, kind regards Leon

Reviewed December 30, 2016

Our first visit to F.D.H.C on a freezing cold December day and my first impression was a little disappointing with a collection of ram shackled sheds and equipment balanced on the side of a 60ft drop down to the river valley. Things began to improve...More

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2017

Yes you are absolutely spot on folks, this is definitely a work in progress and will hopefully continue to be so for many years to come, thank you for visiting, hope to see you again soon regards Leon

Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience from start to finish. A definate must do for Fred fans and even non Fred fans. Leon was a fantastic host, couldn't of asked for more. We will 100% be back in the summer x

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freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

Wow many thanks for that Christine, it was a pleasure being your host and look forward to seeing you next summer Lol Leon

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