The Great Dorset Steam Fair
If you are looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you'll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Traditionally this English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford Forum in the heart of the beautiful Dorset countryside.
Steam engine exhibits, vintage vehicles, heavy shire horses and rural crafts. Working rural displays on a 500-acre site including old time steam funfair. Widely recognised as the leading event of its type in the world with 2,000 exhibits, 800 trade stalls and over 220 full size steam engines. A giant trip of nostalgia into the days of yesteryear.
The Great Dorset Steam Fair is a typically British event offering a unique blend of nostalgia and entertainment. Come and soak up the special festival atmosphere whether as a day visitor or taking in the full five days by camping on site. There is no other event like it anywhere in the world which is why over 200,000 visitors attend each year both from the UK and from all over the World!
Tickets on sale from tourist information centres across Dorset.
See website for full details.
|Steam Fair 2013 (28/08/2013 - 01/09/2013)|
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Advanced Adult||£15.50 per ticket|
|Advanced Child (Under 15yrs)||£7.00 per ticket|
|Advanced Concession||£14.00 per ticket|
|Advanced Sunday Adult/OAP||£10.00 per ticket|
Children under 15years on Sunday are Free.
Sunday prices reduced due to the show finishing earlier at 3pm.
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