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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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Unique...wierd....and unmanned, could be better though.

Very easy to find on the Ongar Road(off Brentwood High Street) just in Kelvedon Hatch, just keep going there is a big brown sign to the entrance(not sure how some people can't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

A bygone age it maybe from but hidden behind (rather beneath) a cottage this former bunker will take a couple of hours fur you to discover. Most of the item you will see are from the Cold War era and before, some of the mannequins have seen better shop days but all in all an interesting step back in time,... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I am a baby boomer. That gives away my age, and this visit to the top secret (and it really was) government nuclear bunker gives a new and frightening edge to the word. I understand from Tom Clancy (Hunt for Red October and so on) that a boomer is a nuclear submarine. Not just one fuelled by nuclear fission, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had always planned to visit and with the holiday starting to end and a day of freedom before school and work called us back. It was well signposted and as advised to set satnav to the village it was easy to find. Plenty of outside open space for picnic before starting the tour. Paths a little muddy but warning... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Interesting tour around this bunker built in case of a nuclear strike near London. Only for a few politicians and necessary personnel. Just amazing to wander round. The sheer size of the place beggars belief. Takes a good 2 hours so great on a rainy day. Its always cool so wear warm clothes. Fascinating information, but knowing what we do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

AMAZING place, you can get a walking tour that tells you everything you need to know and you can listen to it on a head st at your on pace so your not rushed through, it is spooky if you are there in a small group but it adds to the atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

A very interesting place to visit. Family members of all ages enjoyed this place and once outside there are lots of activities for the kids to blow off some steam too.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

What a day out! Arrived at this place mid morning with two young teenagers not sure what to expect. From the outside a normal looking cottage (even with a tank and rocket parked out front) you'd never know what lays beneath your feet. Most museums are locked away being glass screens with loads of plaques to read when looking at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

find out what our government used to get up to behind closed doors untill around 1994.. you will be surprised what you find out there,

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very easy to find on the Ongar Road(off Brentwood High Street) just in Kelvedon Hatch, just keep going there is a big brown sign to the entrance(not sure how some people can't find it.!!!), a winding gravel road and enter the carpark(theres also The Nucleur Mud games there), walk down through the trees and you come to what looks like... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Just amazing. I lived through the cold war years so this really strikes a chord. It's a moth eaten slightly off beat experience with honesty boxes and amazing footage. Spooky and smelly in places but a truly amazing and incitive piece of history.

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