Boconnoc Steam Fair

29 July – 31 July

Boconnoc Steam Fair

What’s it all about?

An old fashioned steam extravaganza held annually in the magnificent grounds of the Boconnoc Estate by the the Liskeard Steam and Vintage Club. One of the leading events of its kind in the South West, with its picturesque setting and many exhibits, people travel far and wide to pay a visit.

What happens?

With entertainment for the whole family, in the showground there are vintage vehicles from dozens of full size and miniature steam engines to motorcycles, bicycles, old tractors, sleek classic cars, stationary working engines and evocative commercial and military vehicles.

How can you take part?

Travel in old fashioned style and take a popular steam hauled trailer ride around the showground and there’s also tractor and trailer rides to the estate lake with its magnificent weeping willow centrepiece. There are parades of vintage vehicles in the main ring to watch throughout the day as well as displays of heavy haulage by steam and in the marquees you can browse around the craft stalls and take a look at the fascinating model displays. There is also a fully licensed beer tent, fun fair and trade stands.

Did you know?

Some of the large traction engines at the rally weigh well over 20 tons.

Tickets / Price Guides

Ticket Type Ticket Price Ticket Details
Adult £8.00 Adult
Child £6.00 Child
Family £25.00 Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)

Opening Times

July 29, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Friday, Saturday, Sunday,


No public transport is available

The Boconnoc Steam Fair is signposted on all major routes and is located just off the A390 at Middle Taphouse, near Liskeard in Cornwall.


Boconnoc Estate
Middle Taphouse
Lostwithiel Cornwall PL22 0RG

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