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  • Hollycombe is now closed until Easter 2017. Contrary to some websites, we are NOT open on 29th October..

    Hollycombe is now closed until Easter 2017. Contrary to some websites, we are NOT open on 29th October..
  • The Haunted Cottage will be open again in 2017. See Blog below for latest news.

    The Haunted Cottage will be open again in 2017. See Blog below for latest news.
  • Return tickets can be used on all public openings. All rides are included in the admission price.

    Return tickets can be used on all public openings. All rides are included in the admission price.
  • Full price tickets allow free return entry for one year. Dogs on leads are allowed.

    Full price tickets allow free return entry for one year. Dogs on leads are allowed.

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A great family fun day out

Situated on the Hampshire and Sussex border, Hollycombe is far more than just a working steam museum, it's a place where the past comes to life.

From the atmosphere of our traditional fairground, to riding on our steam railways, or wandering through the woodland gardens, there's something for all ages.

Steam At The Fair

Steam At The Fair

Relive the excitement of the original white knuckle rides in our traditional steam-driven fairground

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Steam On The Rails

Steam On The Rails

Feel the power of our steam locos as you travel through woodland on our steam railways

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Steam On The Water

Steam On The Water

Many of the world's greatest ships were powered by massive but quiet steam engines.

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Steam On The Estate

Steam On The Estate

Running large estates required varied machinery including waterwheels and steam sawmills.

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Steam On The Farm

Steam On The Farm

Steam was a major part of farming from running barn machinery to steam ploughing and threshing.

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Steam On The Road

Steam On The Road

Ride behind a traction engine and see our collection of road engines and steam rollers.

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Woodland Gardens

Woodland Gardens

A beautiful place to have a peaceful walk or a picnic.

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Open Days & Times

Hollycombe will reopen for 2017 on Good Friday 14th April. The museum will be open all Easter weekend and then Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays to 8th October.

Daily openings:

  • 31st May to 4th June 2017. Also 1st to 28th August, but closed on Mondays in August apart from 28th.

Open times:

Gates open at 1100. Rides from 1230 to 1700. Last admission 1600.

Latest from the Hollycombe Blog

23/10/16

2016 season has now ended

We had a fantastically busy Halloween Saturday evening to end the 2016 season, with many visitors dressed appropriately for the evening. The museum is now closed for winter maintenance and will reopen… read more

14/10/16

Shuttle to the Fair!

Hollycombe stages Fairground at Night on Saturday 15th October and Halloween Fairground at Night on Saturday 22nd October. Gates, grounds and cafe open both days at 6pm, with rides between 7pm and 10pm… read more