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RNAS Culdrose Airfield Viewing Area

Gweek Road, Helston TR12 6BB, England
+44 1326 565085
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I'm certain you'll see them without going to the viewing area

Who needs the viewing area you can see from all over they flew over us all the time we were down on... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2016
Penrith, United Kingdom
It's best days are gone

Was a nice viewing area in its day with a cafe and shop, but unfortunately that's now gone. These... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
Leonard P
Helston, England, United Kingdom
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Gweek Road, Helston TR12 6BB, England
+44 1326 565085
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Reviewed May 14, 2016

Who needs the viewing area you can see from all over they flew over us all the time we were down on holiday , over the coast and mullion camp

Thank tracea1971
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Was a nice viewing area in its day with a cafe and shop, but unfortunately that's now gone. These days it's simply a car park and a car park with not much to see given the demise of the search and rescue squadron and heavy...More

Thank Leonard P
Reviewed April 25, 2016

If you've nothing to do there is little to see. The coffee shack has gone. Need to be a geek in Gweek to enjoy this.

Thank bl_b_10
Reviewed February 16, 2016

Whilst it is in a good position to watch landing aircraft it is basically a car park with about 6 boards showing the aircraft types and what they can do. However these do need updating. One board mentions bus tours of the Base but this...More

2  Thank Resource_inspector
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Over the last year, things have deteriorated at the airfield viewing station. There used to be a cafe where you could get a snack and a drink and sit in the warm on a blowy day. Now there is just a lot more tarmac. Also...More

1  Thank happilyretired_12
Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Café is closed, so no stopping to by trinkets or a cuppa and the area looks tatty and to be honest not a lot going on these days! With the loss of aircraft ie Seaking SAR its only going to get worse,. Unless you...More

Thank kim m
Reviewed November 8, 2015

The cafe has been demolished and the car park has been enlarged.The graphic posters need to be updated as the cafe was the way of booking airfield tours.Still great to see the Merlins and we also saw an old Wessex parked next to a Harrier...More

Thank David G
Reviewed October 21, 2015

This is just an open car park with views over the airfield. If nothing us flying there is no point in being here. We expected a shop or tea/coffee facility as this extra income would help the base financially. I remember years ago being able...More

1  Thank Linapp
Reviewed October 4, 2015

Our boys would have us visit here every day of our holiday! Got lucky most days with lots of aircrafts

Thank Mummyof3bowen
Reviewed September 21, 2015

The cafe has gone (Why?) and it's on the wrong side of the airfield. There are very few air movements these days and you are very unlikely to see anything. Living nearby until we realised how boring Cornwall is, I tried to enjoy the Air...More

1  Thank nicknike
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