Welcome to the Hollycombe Website

Useful Links

If you have enjoyed looking at Hollycombe's website, you might also like to visit these related sites:

Steam Heritage Museum & Events Guide: The only comprehensive guide to the UK's Industrial and Transport Heritage.


Galloper.co.uk: Fairground, traction and steam - images, resources and gifts.

World's FairThe online complement to the Weekly Trade Journal 'World's Fair' - Online subscription services; production information; direct email links; all available on site.

Fair Organ Preservation Society: Anything and everything related to vintage fair organs.

John Morley's Traditional Fairground: Traditional fairground amusements for school fetes, village fairs and private functions.

Miniature Railways

Miniature Railway World: A database for miniature railways in the UK with information, news, links, photos and reviews.

Pinewood Miniature Railway: Around three quarters of a mile in length, this railway winds through delightful Berkshire woodland.

South Devon Miniature Railway: South Devon Miniature Railway set in the gardens of one of Devon’s largest tourist attraction the South Devon Railway. The miniature railway has two routes and is approx ½ mile in length running next to the River Dart. Operating both Steam and Diesel traction we have something for everyone.

Swanley New Barn Railway: Superb Miniature Railway running through Swanley Park near Swanley in Kent.  The railway is approximately half a mile in length with a wide variety of Steam and Diesel locomotives.

Narrow Gauge Railways

Narrow Gauge Heaven: Website with news and information on a wide variety of Narrow Gauge Railways.

Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway: Stunning gardens and narrow gauge steam railway in Southampton.

Standard Gauge Railways

Watercress Line (Mid Hants Railway): Heritage railway between Alton and Alresford in Hampshire.

Steam Suppliers

Bailey Steam Engineering Services: Precision Machining Service from Full Size to Model Engineering for Traction Engines and Railway Engines.

MJ Engineering: Suppliers of Model Engineering components and materials including pipes and fittings.  Also drawings and castings for miniature traction engines and Bagnall Railway locomotive.

Model Enthusiasts: A model steam retailer specialising in Mamod, Wilesco and MSS model steam engines and spares.

Travel/Tourism Websites

Day Out With the Kids: Searchable site with venues for kids of all ages.

Escape And Explore: Escape and Explore a tourism guide with changing ideas and suggestions for your holidays.

Georgian House Hotel, Haslemere: The Georgian House Hotel in the heart of Haslemere is a great hotel, wedding and conference venue with superb accommodation, lift access, leisure spa facilities and cafe bar restaurant.

I Know Hampshire - Stay in Petersfield: Hotel and guest house accomodation throughout Hampshire.

Local Service Guide: Guide to local services by town.

Park Holidays: Holiday Parks across the Southern UK coastline from Devon in the West to Suffolk in the East and are the largest provider of Caravan Holiday Parks in the South of England.

Steam Up: Details of Steam Rallies across the UK.

UK Hotels and Attractions: UK Hotels and Attractions has details on attractions and activity centres throughout the UK along with local hotel accommodation supported by guest reviews.

Welcome to Portsmouth: Information for both visitors and residents of Portsmouth.

24 Hour Museum: Details of Museums and Heritage Sites across the UK.

Other Websites

Silly Scott: Children's Entertainer and magician.  A regular at our Children's Days.

Tricky Nicky: Children's Entertainer, clown and magician.  A regular at our Children's Days.

New Forest Ice Cream: On sale at Hollycombe! New Forest Ice Cream is a successful family business, founded in 1983, which produces consistently top quality, great tasting ice cream.

Adventure Balloons: Balloon flights over Hampshire and other counties.

Liphook Modellers Club: The Liphook Modellers Club was originally formed in 1979 and its membership brings together a wide range of modelling activities from plastic kits to live steam boats & trains.

National Preservation: Rail Preservation Forum for railways across the UK.

Secretts Garden Centre in Milford: Secretts kindly allowed Hollycombe to have a promotional display, set up the children's chair-o-planes and a 4 inch Burrell traction engine outside their main entrance.

Still Steaming: A book listing the top 120 steam railways in the country.

Jan Wright Photography: Kindly supplied some photos for use on this website.

KwMap.net: A website that lets you find other sites with similar keywords to Hollycombe.

Wilson Design Associates: Graphic and web design agency in Chichester who design all Hollycombe's publicity material and this website.

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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


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