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the airfield is still as it was in wartime with the original runways and aircraft pens, used now by... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2019
John T
Wirral, United Kingdom
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I agree with all that has been said so far. But think what the rest of the site has to offer. Take... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
Caterham, United Kingdom
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Hayes Lane | Kenley Aerodrome, Kenley, Caterham, England
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

the airfield is still as it was in wartime with the original runways and aircraft pens, used now by a glider club and is being restored volenteers. great place for a walk away from the busy roads a popular place for walking your dogs

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed December 13, 2018

I agree with all that has been said so far. But think what the rest of the site has to offer. Take one of the organised Tours, which are availably regularly with a knowledgeable guide. They will show you the restored fighter pens, done with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

When you walk round here you cant help but think what it must have been like here during the battle of Britain. Stunning views overlooking Whyteleafe

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Simon S
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Great place to walk the dogs, kids or even yourself. Can get very windy o the airfield, but a safe facility all the same

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CR6Mag
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

ROYAL AIR FORCE PORTCULLIS CLUB is a club for RAFA MEMBERS meetings are Sunday afternoons and Tuesday evenings for members to meet up and Special events take place on weekends where members of the public can attend with proceeds going the RAFA BENEVOLENT SOCIETY to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Bit windswept, but nice walk. Good to have war memorial, but could have a bit more to celebrate the history of the service in ww2. The guiding club seem to do as much as they can do to stop you enjoying the space. On rainy...More

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank Simon C
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Great facility for walking the dog, kids, keeping fit. Can get very windy but then it is an airfield!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CR6Mag
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Be sure to check out this disused WW2 airfield which fought valiantly during the Battle of Britain. Popular with walkers and cyclist, you are free to walk around the taxiways, holding pens and shelters which still remain. Keep clear of the Runway as gliders still...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Elusive-Camel
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Not much to see here except on the day of the battle of Britain annual memorial flight fly past although this is not as good as in past years. Still it is peaceful and lots of space and the war memorial is good. If you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Victor G
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for the past 30 odd years, I learnt to kick a ball and ride a bike here. It's a lovely walk around the Aerodrome, lots of wild flowers. They have been given lottery funding now so the blast pens are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank paul08031985
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May 29, 2018|
Response from CR6Mag | Reviewed this property |
No off or on is fine. Sorry for the delay in answering
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March 6, 2017|
Response from malc1005 | Reviewed this property |
Its an open airfield, so no need to worry about trespassing, enter via Fenmore Road. off Hayes Lane.