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Scaleby Hill Vintage motor bike museum

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Amazing place!

We just dropped in on spec as we were passing down from Scotland and I'm really glad we did. Mike... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem

A hidden gem of great motorcycling nostalgia, the proprietor is a legend and a gentleman with a... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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The Cottage | Chapel Lane, Carlisle CA6 4LY, England
+44 1228 675117
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

We just dropped in on spec as we were passing down from Scotland and I'm really glad we did. Mike and his dogs could not have been more welcoming and showed us round his amazing collection of classic bikes, cars and motoring paraphernalia. Free tea...More

1  Thank Mosedalex
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A hidden gem of great motorcycling nostalgia, the proprietor is a legend and a gentleman with a collection and knowlegde of bikes to make your eyes water. Check opening times as it is seasonal.

Thank MattoScozzese
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I only found out about this wee gem of a place by chance when looking on TripAdvisor for attractions around where our campsite is. Mike ( the owner) might not know about technology, as you will not find him on any website etc. But he...More

1  Thank Diana S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Had a great experience this afternoon visiting Mike Barry motorcycle museum. A wonderful collection of bikes and what a gem of a place. His great knowledge acquired over a lifetime of enthusiasm for something he loves with a passion. The fact that he willingly shares...More

Thank Will L
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Heading towards our B&B in Longtown my said there's a sign for Motorcycle museum next left , well spotted as it was half covered in long grass , sign said next left so followed the signs , seen what looked like a blacksmith shop asked...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Mike Barry, owner and ex racer makes this a visit not to be missed. He has a wealth of knowledge on the subject that he's prepared to share in terms the "layman" can understand.

Thank 589Richard
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

What a gem of a place We really enjoyed chatting with Mike and seeing his wonderful collection of bikes Finding out we had a couple of mutual acquaintances, what a small world It’s fantastic that Mike is still racing around the country and at Isle...More

Thank mariermilne
Reviewed 4 September 2017

What a fantastic experience with a smashing bloke who owns it all, Mike. I could stand and discuss motorcycles all day with this man, he's forgotten more than I know plus his collection of Coventry Eagles is second to none, a proper enthusiasts day out...More

Thank Spankyboy666
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This place is great well worth the visiting. It is great for all ages very friendly place and is amazing.

1  Thank DonnaL2739
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A great collection of Mike's vintage bikes and other motorcycling bits and pieces, well worth the £5. Mike was really friendly, we turned up unannounced and he opened up his 'shed' and gave us free reign to look around.

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