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The Scarborough Fair Collection

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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70th Birthday Surprise

Fantastic place I would like to thank all the staff for giving my husband a truely memorable... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Castleford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Going back in time at Scarborough Fair Collection

Absolutely lovely time here. There was a Tea Dance on as well as an emormous amount of items to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angela A
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Stone Pit Lane | Flower of May Holiday Park, Scarborough YO11 3NU, England
+44 1723 586698
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place I would like to thank all the staff for giving my husband a truely memorable birthday. Our friends enjoyed the experience which evoked some wonderful memories. Truly first class venue for all the family. Would recommend to anyone. Thank you

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely lovely time here. There was a Tea Dance on as well as an emormous amount of items to see and remember from childhood days.

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous place this is! Took us totally by surprise as the roadside information does not give a full picture of the fantastic place this truly is! The exhibits bring a real trip down memory lane, the music is definitely of our era and...More

Thank scottygran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing! We saw the sign on a trip to Filey and planned to go the next day. The collection has everything you need, great exhibits, working rides, great cafe and a superb collection of organs. The museum guide was so enthusiastic and...More

Thank joannecrookes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this attraction, the only thing I wish is that more of the penny arcade machines workd, there was only about 4 working machines, which means when our group of 5 bought coins wasen’t enough machines fo us to even play on. There is...More

Thank atradiesvic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find with plenty of parking. Wide variety of exhibits with some rides available to experience oneself. Lots of fairground rides to look at and fairground memorabilia eg the hall of mirrors - it's hilarious! Fairgound organ collection is incredible and not to be...More

Thank kitchenp2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely few hours here whilst on a visit to Scarborough. Lots of memories of times past from funfair music to the vintage car collection

Thank jacquiw859
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This offers a visually striking trip down memory lane - a wonderful selection of old vehicles, working 20th century fair-ground rides and penny in the slot amusements - all counterpointed by music from their magnificent collection of steam organs. My grandchildren love it. A treat...More

Thank Pablo393
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here and wasn’t sure what to expect but have to say was pleasantly surprised. Lots of great working examples of fair grounds of by gone years along side a transport type museum. The steam engines were amazing and the volunteers were only too happy...More

1  Thank Markofltc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a trip out for all the family made even better with the outstanding staff and guides who are so knowledgeable about the exhibits. Fabulous for all with fair rides that you can go on, motor cars and steam transport not forgetting the...More

Thank Annette L
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November 5, 2018|
Response from Nicky S | Property representative |
Hi, we only allow assistance dogs I'm afraid.
October 30, 2018|
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Response from jacquiw859 | Reviewed this property |
No not really . Everything is indoors, there’s only a car park outside
October 4, 2018|
Response from Nicky S | Property representative |
Hi, we are closing on the 4th November. However we will be open for additional tea dances in November (6th, 13th, 20th) and our Christmas Tea Dances (27th, 28th, 29th Nov) with usual opening hours and timings.