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  • Extended season - Sundays 19th & 26th October

    Extended season - Sundays 19th & 26th October
  • Last open days for 2014 Sundays 19th & 26th October

    Last open days for 2014 Sundays 19th & 26th October
  • Last chances this season – Sundays 19th & 26th October.

    Last chances this season –  Sundays 19th & 26th October.
  • After this month, Hollycombe is closed until Easter 2015.

    After this month, Hollycombe is closed until Easter 2015.

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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's last open days for 2014 are Sundays 19th & 26th October. Online advance ticket purchases are available up to 24 hours in advance, but it is just as easy to pay at the admission desk. 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:

  • Hollycombe is not open on any weekdays until the 2015 season.

Open times:

1100-1700. Trains from 12 noon, Fair from 1230. Last entry 1600.

Latest from the Hollycombe Blog

12/10/14

Two extra Sundays to enjoy Hollycombe!

We are nearly at the end of the 2014 season but have decided to add two more Sunday daytime openings before we close for the winter, so why not come along and enjoy the fairground rides and railway one… read more

07/10/14

Return tickets now allowed for Halloween Fairground at Nights

Previous visitors who purchased full price Adult, Senior, Child or Saver tickets are now welcome to use their return tickets for our Halloween Fairground at Night evenings this month, so why not dress… read more

07/10/14

It’s a pre-Halloween Hoot at Hollycombe

Get ready for two of our most eagerly awaited evenings of the year, as Hollycombe opens its Fairground for ‘Halloween Fairground at Night’ on Saturdays 11th and 18th October. Gates open at… read more