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A fantastic piece of history

Free for all Hillingdon Borough residents. The whole experience is amazing. A hugely important... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jeff_3576
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Fantastic place! So much history. Really enjoyed it! Recommend

I haven't been since it has been renovated so its a bonus next time I go. But this is a fascinating... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
thecaves2018
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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The only original Battle of Britain RAF Fighter Group Operations Room open to the public. The Operations Room, in reality a series of rooms on 2 levels some 60 feet (18m) underground, is reached via 76 steps. The plotting room with its large map...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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11 Group Operations Room Wren Avenue | off St Andrews Road, Uxbridge UB10 0FD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Free for all Hillingdon Borough residents. The whole experience is amazing. A hugely important piece of history right on our doorstop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeff_3576
Reviewed 3 days ago

I haven't been since it has been renovated so its a bonus next time I go. But this is a fascinating place of interest full of history. All schools should go here, history on our doorstep. Surprised to see how big it is underground and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thecaves2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently renovated site, great Visitor Centre and Daisy's cafe, good tea and cakes! exhibits on the lower floor, interactive items, lots to see, even the planes! The tours are well attended and good knowlegable staff and friendly teams. A well presented place to capture a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new visitor centre which opened April 2017 is excellent. Tickets can be purchased here for a very modest price for the informative and interesting tour down into the WW2 underground bunker which was a major control room during the war. Best to do this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Heather O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Given the nature of the site and its location, the first challenge was to locate the museum itself but after navigating former restricted and private roads that still maintain elements of the signage from its past you arrive and find yourself in awe of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leedsunitedbear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A simply fantastic tour of the bunker. The visitor centre is beautiful. I never normally write reviews but this is such a worthwhile experience, everyone should know about it

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once we found this place, the staff were most welcoming and friendly. While waiting for our tour we had a brief look around the well laid out visitor centre. Our tour guide was very informative, really bringing the place alive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Runragged2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go if your interested in England’s History, tour to Bunker well worth the money tour guide very knowledgable ,friendly .My teenagers loved it . Mark Butcher

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank D4659LImarkb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often visit Slough and I was surprised we had not heard of this previously. Upon arrival I realised why - it had only opened in March and as such, the visitor centre itself is sparkling new. We enjoyed an excellent tour with Andy, who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HKP001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the second time last week. I was struck by how friendly all the staff/volunteers are. The cafe is actually very good, very tasty flat white (so good, another is recommended) and served with a big smile. The visitor centre is very interesting and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James B
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Chantal42
12 December 2018|
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Response from carockhold |
You will only need to book in advance if you have 10 or more people in your group. Otherwise, you can just turn up and book on to the next available tour. I hope that helps!
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Theresa B
3 November 2018|
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Response from carockhold |
Yes, there is a 17-space car park, which is free to use.
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ceflo213
17 October 2018|
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You only need to book in advance if there are 10 or more in your group. A combination adult ticket is £7.
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