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Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker

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Address: Kelvedon Hall Lane, Brentwood CM14 5TL, England
Phone Number: 01277 364 883
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not so secret bunker now!

Great experience of a relatively recent historical place, makes you consider the consequence of a nuclear fallout had happened. Take a jumper/fleece as inside it is much cooler... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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London, UK
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, I didn't get a chance to listen to the entire audioguide, nor see everything there was to see (only fleetingly) - we had in-laws and our five-year old in tow and stumbled upon this bunker by accident on our way to a Sunday lunch at a pub in Ongar. But I'm glad we did as it was absolutely superbly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Great experience of a relatively recent historical place, makes you consider the consequence of a nuclear fallout had happened. Take a jumper/fleece as inside it is much cooler than outside - the effect of 10m of concrete! Well worth a visit, allow 2-4 hours.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Poorly run with no staff around to help. First of all upon arrival you are told to take a hand held device with you to listen to things about the bunker, another sign says this includes you which is not appealing to everybody, next you see a sign that says no exit back the way you have come unless you... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The place was dirty and uncared for. There was nobody around until the end. To take photographs you have to pay £5 extra. There's lots of old disconnected and sometime irrelevant electronic equipment dumped around the bunker. The bunker itself is awesome and horrific as it makes you think how bad it would have been if nuclear happened. It was... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Privately owed & well hidden! we found this a really interesting tour. The Bunker is open most of the week (the website gives times & directions). The tour is self guided and you pickup an Audio Wand &/or Written Guide (multiple languages) and then enter through a long tunnel. There is wheelchair access, although I'm not sure how you access... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was an incredible place and well worth a visit. Hard to believe this is what the government were going to use not many years ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Thus really is great place to visit, and is a stark reminders of how close we came to engaging in a nuclear war with the USSR. I would definitely recommend visit this place to anyone who is interested in nuclear warfare.

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Orsett, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It's really interesting and well worth a visit. It's perfect for any age person to enjoy and the canteen does some good basic food. However, after maybe the first visit or two, it may start to become boring as you've seen everything.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a fascinating place. Off the motor way, off a main road, off a minor road and then down a cart track is a a three story bunker with metres thick concrete walls reinforced deep in a hillside. Entrance through a farm cottage and down a long tunnel you will find a mini town of 600 people charged with... More 

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Hockley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Really interesting for adults and children especially if you are a military anorak. A good day out and good for rainy days too

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Address: Kelvedon Hall Lane, Brentwood CM14 5TL, England
Phone Number: 01277 364 883
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Brentwood

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