Britain’s largest collection of working steam
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.
Sundays & Bank Holidays from Easter weekend (14th-17th April) to 8th October.
31st May to 4th June 2017
1st to 28th August
(Closed Mondays in August except 28th)
Gates open 1100. Rides from 1230 to 1700. Last admission 1600.
Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed.
Ride authentic steam driven Victorian and Edwardian fairground rides including the world’s first white-knuckle ride, the ‘Razzle Dazzle’, or ‘Mr Field’s Steam Circus’.
Let the train take the strain with a ride to spectacular views on the narrow gauge Quarry Railway or take a trip on our miniature Garden Railway.
Your entrance ticket to Hollycombe means you can come back and enjoy all our special events for free!
Explore our listed gardens with walks to the ice house and beautiful romantic views over the South Downs – or relax with a picnic?
From light tractors to heavy haulage, traction engines were a common sight on our roads - check our calendar for dates when you can ride behind these mighty movers!
The steam farm building houses a collection of barn machinery driven by a steam engine.
Running large estates required varied machinery including waterwheels and steam sawmills - see Holycombe's own waterwheel and beam engine barn close to the Fairground