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Leiston Town

Leiston Town is a showman's conversion, now used to generate electricity for the juvenile rides.

Great, old fashioned fun for any age family!

The Poulters, Waterlooville

Leiston Town is located in the Bioscope where she generates electricity for the juvenile rides. The engine is a Garrett type 4CD tractor, No. 33348 of 1918.

She was used by the famous Belfast shipbuilders Harkness for hauling ships from basin to basin before being brought to Hollycombe in 1966 in a derelict state. She was soon restored, being given a dynamo and showman's fittings.

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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