Welcome to the online home of the Fairground Heritage Trust and the Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre at Lifton, Devon. The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is proud to present 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. The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is a 45,000 square foot indoor attraction that provides a unique opportunity to view our Fairground Heritage in a beautiful rural location.
Visit our online shop for a wide range of books and gifts and to pre-book your visit at discounted rates.
Roll up, roll up, for noise and spectacle, thrills and spills!
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Volunteers play a huge role in the running of Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre.
Between 1914 and 1918 the First World War affected everyone on the planet. The travelling show community was no exception to this, although their story during this period has never before been told.Show people suffered a loss of business, a loss of the ability to travel, a loss of staff and many of theirRead More
The Fairground Heritage Trust, operators of Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, are delighted to announce it has been awarded £90,000 from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) to help safeguard Shaw’s Moonrocket, the only historic thrill ride of its kind still fully intact and functioning. The money from NHMF launches the Trust’s fundraisingRead More
How about volunteering at our amazing, vintage undercover working fairground?
Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, near Lifton, is run by a charitable trust, founded in 1986, to preserve and present our historic fairground heritage. Our collection of fairground art and artefacts is indisputably world class and the most comprehensive and important in this country.
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Over 45,000 square feet of rides and displays – all undercover!
Vintage Fairground Rides
Fairground Games and Stalls
Gallery of Fairground Art
Vintage Fairground Vehicles
Cafe and Gift Shop
Free WiFi in the Cafe
Children’s Outdoor Play Area
Venue for Hire