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The Scarborough Fair Collection, Scarborough
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I can find nothing negative to say about this attraction. To be greeted by the sound of the theatre organ being played was a bonus. I had not expected to be being played that day.The rides brought bac... read more »
We were not sure what to expect but decided to visit this attraction on a wet day in October. What a pleasant surprise we had! This is a wonderful collection of vintage fairground rides, cars, steam e... read more »
Two large spaces filled with lovingly restored fairground rides, vehicles and steam engines. There's also a room with an organ for tea dances and a cafe/bar. I took a 3 year old and a 76 year old and ... read more »
Rare and impressive array of well restored classic rides, dating back to the 30s! An array of other things like organs, cars and bikes too. Well worth a visit
We were surprised by the variety and number of things to do and see. There were lots of pleasant, knowledgeable and helpful staff on hand. An enjoyable afternoon.
Well worth a visit. As well as the fairground items & Traction engines there are Cars, Bikes,Motor bikes, working Vintage Organs, Model items AA related items Tin signs.... All sorts... And a Nice tea / bar area with smashing Orange cake !!!. You can easily pass a few hours soaking it all in.
This is easily the best thing we did on a long weekend in scarborough with the kids this year. It is an amazing collection of (originally, mostly steam/ converted) powered vintage fair ground rides (carousels/ mini cars/ faster horses/ dodgems) as well as steam engines & also organs & other interesting vintage stuff too. Its indoor, so weather not an issue and run by a lovely bunch of volunteers (mostly elderly). You pay £1 per ride. Entrance gives you all day if you want it. Snack cafe & bar are available on site. I would go to Scarborough just for this.
Brilliant day there with the kids
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