The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is home to the National Fairground Collection and the Fairground Heritage Trust. It is a facility unique in the UK. There are superb displays of Fairground Art and Memorabilia, and large array of vintage rides, stalls and shows. Our vintage fairground rides operate at special events and at some other times – please check before visiting. Additional charges may apply. There will be special themed events throughout the season, in addition to which we are open from April to October, every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Come along and pay us a visit – it’s a great day out for all the family.
What’s on Offer?
Nestling in the West Devon Countryside, the Fairground Heritage Centre offers over 45,000 square feet of indoor displays and provides a unique opportunity to view our Fairground and Industrial Heritage in a beautiful rural location. Working and static fairground exhibits, industrial and road steam engines, vintage vehicles, roadsigns, and assorted vintage machinery offer a fun and informative day out for all the family.
- Less than a mile off the main A30 dual carriageway west of Okehampton, with excellent access for coaches.
- Free parking.
- Free entry to the cafeteria that is open all day for coffee, lunches and cream teas. The cafeteria also contains our gift shop and toilet facilities.
- Children’s play area.
- Picnic area.
Vintage fairground rides operate at special events and at some other times – please check before visiting. Additional charges may apply.