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The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Second World War Operational Base open afternoon

Descend into darkness and imagine life as a sabateur exploring our secret underground replica bunker on this family-friendly open afternoon.
Coleshill Mill will also be open so why not pay a visit and see flour being made' (Dependent on water level). Discover Coleshill's hidden history and explore our replica Operational Base. Learn all about Churchill's Secret Army, which was based here at Coleshill. See the displays and quiz our volunteers about the lives of the Auxiliers, their training and bravery. This underground bunker has been built by our staff and volunteers to give visitors an insight into the secret world of these unsung heroes, who were the last line of defence if Britain was invaded. Booking Not Needed.
A National Trust Event - Start 14:00. End 17:00. Free Event but Check Website for Admission Charges. Park at the Coleshill Estate office yard. Check website for latest information.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon, Oxfordshire SN6 7PT
Sun 11 Jun 2017 to Sun 9 Jul 2017
Contact telephone: 01793 762209 - Lynda Tuckwell. Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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