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  • Next open days: Daily 27th-31st May. Limited rides on weekdays. Sundays only in June.

    Next open days: Daily 27th-31st May. Limited rides on weekdays. Sundays only in June.
  • Full price tickets allow free return entry for one year.

    Full price tickets allow free return entry for one year.
  • Next open days: Daily 27th-31st May. Limited rides on weekdays. Sundays only in June.

    Next open days: Daily 27th-31st May. Limited rides on weekdays. Sundays only in June.
  • Full price tickets allow free return entry for one year.

    Full price tickets allow free return entry for one year.

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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

Open Sundays & Bank Holidays to mid-October. A few Saturdays for Special Events (see Events pages). Well behaved dogs are allowed as long as they are kept on leads at all times, and cleaned up after! Dogs are not allowed in the cafeteria.

Daily openings:

  • Wednesday 27th to Sunday 31st May. Also Tuesdays to Sundays 4th-31st August. (Closed on Mondays but open Bank Holiday Monday). Selected/timed rides on these dates except Sundays.

Open times:

1100-1700. Train & Fair rides from 1230. Last entry 1600.

Latest from the Hollycombe Blog

20/05/15

Bank Holiday and half-term fun at Hollycombe

On the Sunday & Monday of the Spring Bank Holiday weekend  24th & 25th May) Hollycombe will be open with a range of steam-driven fairground rides and its steam railway in operation. But it… read more

16/05/15

It’s Azalea Time at Hollycombe!

Hollycombe is always colourful with the bright facades of the Fairground rides – not forgetting the colourful characters who operate them! But mid-May is arguably the time to visit Hollycombe for… read more