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Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Reliving our childhood

All the fun of the fair is here at Dingles', with fairground attractions and vehicles going back... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ian C
London, United Kingdom
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We visited this place on a whim while on holiday in October (2 adults and 2 children, 3 & 8). We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roch, 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...more
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Milford, Lifton PL16 0AT, England
+44 1566 783425
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All the fun of the fair is here at Dingles', with fairground attractions and vehicles going back over 100 years, several of them still able to be experienced. Not only the dodgems and other rides, but a hall of mirrors and a ghost train, from...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place on a whim while on holiday in October (2 adults and 2 children, 3 & 8). We had a groupon deal which was great value for money (full price would have been too much of a stretch for us). Staff were...More

Thank Claires112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Dingles with my wife & 2 Grandchildren, The staff were lovely jolly & very helpful. There is lots to see & read about, very informative & interesting. The children (and Adults) loved going on the rides (Dodgems,Ghost train,Rocket,Merry Go Round, Plus some other...More

Thank surfpuppet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought back so many memories. A great place to spend a few hours. Static displays and historical memorabilia of fair grounds of old. Then the fairground rides, dodgems, gallopers. etc. Such fun! They are expanding into another large unit so more rides. The staff are...More

Thank SilverOAP66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous day for everyone! The staff are great, there is plenty to see and do and the cafe was clean, with good food on offer at reasonable prices.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bought back many memories of early Fairground rides. It is not a large area so it was easy to get round with rides being indoors in a large shed. There was also another shed with static displays and props. Going on a weekday it was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After riding on the dodgems I felt 14 years old ( I'm a grandmother now) . The gallopers are very nostalgic. Can be a bit pricey if you want to do everything. You buy tokens to use so stallholders don't need to handle money. The...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family saver ticket (2 adults and 2 children) which included 40 ride tokens which, I thought, was good value. There was a shortage of staff, with many stalls/rides unattended but the staff there were very kind and friendly. We all enjoyed the...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre yesterday (24 October) what a wonderful day out. We had children ranging from 6 months to 11 years and adults of 2 generations All had a great time. The rides were everyone’s favourite and because we had bought family...More

1  Thank alideacon2015
Reviewed October 15, 2018

what a hidden gem, I loved this place! GREAT FRIENDLY STAFF, FANTASTIC RIDES, we spent a good few hours, well worth every penny, wish this attraction was nearer!

1  Thank Yarco3
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October 28, 2018|
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Response from David_r1954 | Reviewed this property |
It is 60+ and the tickets last for a year. Hope this helps
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
If you have it on your phone I think it should be ok. Check with the venue first or find a local library where you can usually get to a printer.
Mike G
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Barrie59 | Reviewed this property |
I think there are three just as you come down the first ramp. £1 a go. They were working the other day