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Kelvedon Hatch secret nuclear bunker in Essex

Hav’nt been to the Essex secret bunker for many years but wanted to take the kids now teenagers... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jane J
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Decent enough museum although needs some brushing up in places

Went here for a third visit since the site was originally opened to the public. A lot of stuff has... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Silent H
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Kelvedon Hall Lane, Kelvedon Hatch CM14 5TL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing place just amazing Iv not been here befor and man I liked it I will be coming back soon Just amazing. Lost to look at and read. Love the place. Cheep to get in to

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hav’nt been to the Essex secret bunker for many years but wanted to take the kids now teenagers. The trip was good very atmospheric , but lack of staff around which was strange and a little off putting. On entering a well spoken man on...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jane J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I supported two individuals to visit and all though interesting not really my thing, explainded that my clients were willing to pay full rate but i would need a reduced ticket as i am supporting and not fair for clients to pay or myself, Was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank brandonbeau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Soo interesting, people lovely, experience fascinating. You should definitely go. When you arrive there is not the (tedious) person on the gate to fleece you nor when you enter via the bungalow - like there is at so many other attractions. Simple take a 'guide...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cjd400
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A 3 storey, 600 staff nuclear bunker capable of withstanding a near miss and equipped with BBC studio, places for every ministry, generators and scrubbers and cooling plant and everything to survive for 3 months, what isn't there to be absolutely fascinated by. If you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank simonmallett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a third visit since the site was originally opened to the public. A lot of stuff has been added since my visit - various heritage equipment being sourced to replicate what was previously there. There are various historical 'what to do in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Silent H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to rope runners so thought we may as well pop in to the Bunker. It was well worth it. Interesting place to visit for a few hours. You can take a wheelchair in and visit the top and middle if you can use the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Getaway726435
Reviewed April 18, 2019

Well, you rock up, and the rest is up to you really. I liked the constant reminder that big brother is watching you (actually the CCTV feeds through to the café and remains completely unmonitored so don't worry). Adds to the stark reminder that the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Richard B
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This place is well worth a visit for a few hours. There are some fascinating things to see and some very interesting stories to be heard. There is ample parking and a cafe on site.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alastairb488
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Took my 3 grandsons here & we were the 1st ones there, it had a very creepy, eery feel about it. You turn up & no-one is there but you go in this old bungalow & a TV is on with a posh speaking guy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Lh9967
April 25, 2019|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
I did see another visitor with a dog on a lead but best to visit bunker's website to be sure.
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alanandkirsty
September 9, 2017|
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Thank you very much Ralph P. Your heart warming story about your frisky rabbits has reassured me that my ferrets will be well catered for. If you visit again we could arrange for our animals to have a play date.
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pennypoo2015
March 6, 2017|
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Response from paulcE6552IW | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a cafe but choice is limited though it's was quite adequate for us and the 3 kids.
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