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Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre

121 Radcliffe Road, Bolton BL2 1NU, England
+44 1204 531303
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If you are a Fred fan then you will love this place

Just like walking into one of his programmes, everything is so familiar to any follower of his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Normski49
A Credit to the Honour of Fred Dibnah

A great afternoon spent in Fred,s old garden workshop & house, Leon the owner & guide was great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MarkMcallister89
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (9 reviews)
“great man” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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121 Radcliffe Road, Bolton BL2 1NU, England
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+44 1204 531303
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like walking into one of his programmes, everything is so familiar to any follower of his. Even though we know he has gone there is a feeling that he might just walk around the corner and say hello. Everything you saw on TV is...More

Thank Normski49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great afternoon spent in Fred,s old garden workshop & house, Leon the owner & guide was great from start to finish, very informative & with a nice personal touch from Leon. Being a fan of Fred it was just magical to be around his...More

Thank MarkMcallister89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leon and Alf are wonderful, knowledgeable hosts who took us on a visit to the domain of Fred Dibnah. They painted a picture of his dream to create a heritage centre based on his house and yard and showed us how far he got before...More

Thank 1256Rob
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What only four stars ha ha, thanks for your kind words yes this really is an amazing place come see for yourselves folks kind regards Leon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is as far removed from a stereotypical museum as it’s possible to get. To the uninitiated it’s a yard full of junk. But to Fred fans it’s a positive treasure trove of fascinating stuff, and as though he had just nipped out to the...More

Thank Frank_Latham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a real gem. The place has such an atmosphere probably because it hasn't been spoilt buy over enthusiastic window dressing. As many, I remember this place from the early 80's on TV and to be able to walk through the Fred's workshops and...More

Thank J0hnHandley
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Having been a fan of Fred Dibnah for many year and a keen supporter of the heritage centre it was a great feeling to finally be able to visit the place. I wasnt disappointed in the least. The sense of being in Freds place is...More

2  Thank Gary H
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you for that lovely review, it really is a magical piece of English history

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here as we were both fans of big Fred when he was alive. Disappointed to see that it was closed - only open between 2:00 - 4:00 during the week 😔. Fortunately we were in our 1966 VW Campervan and the owners were fans!...More

2  Thank SurreyTweety
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The preservation of Fred Dibnah's house and yard is a something Bolton should be greatly appreciative of. It is a unique visitor attraction and one that surely must be protected for the future (though I do wonder how many young people know who Fred was...More

1  Thank David F
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a appreciative and descriptive review Dave, glad you enjoyed the tour and once again thanks for the review. No need to say "Did yer like that" . regards Leon

Reviewed 22 July 2017

Fred was everyone's granddad. This place is a great mark of respect and insight into his little world and all he used to do whilst he lived there.

1  Thank SoSarahSaysSo
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great day at the Heritage centre Leon is doing a great job keeping Fred's memory alive, can't help thinking that he has a mammoth task, needing more investment and volunteers, also as part of the experience, you can walk round Fred's house,...More

1  Thank BigSte1298
freddibnahtours, Owner at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

My pleasure Steve so glad you enjoyed it hope to see you again some time kind regards leon

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casper1245
21 August 2017|
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Response from freddibnahtours | Property representative |
Everybody that donated has definitely been repaid, if you are a genuine donator then please contact me directly rather than making accusations such as this publicly without cause, I suspect you did not donate otherwise you... More
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Nhh322
22 March 2016|
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Response from freddibnahtours | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your enquiry, its £100 per room per night ( double room ) with fresh bed linen and towels provided, we can promise you a unique experience you will be talking about for years to come. Kind regards Leon
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Tezzahowarth
14 February 2016|
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Response from freddibnahtours | Property representative |
oops missed this question, sorry the cost of a guided tour is £12 per adult, kids under ten go free, kids over ten half price, hope that helps, many thanks Leon
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