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Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker

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Address: Kelvedon Hall Lane, Brentwood CM14 5TL, England
Phone Number: +44 1277 364883
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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The Secret Nuclear Bunker

I have been a few times now. This place is fascinating. This place was built in total secrecy. Amazing feat. Worthy of at least one visit. Allow a few hours to explore all the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Richard G
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have seen a few reviews moaning about the lack of supervision and signs of other human life at the bunker... if that bothers you, you are totally missing the point. The absence of a chaperone really improves the experience. The audio commentary is very engaging & informative, a more than adequate replacement for a tour guide. At £7.50 this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff here are amazing and friendly and the canteen has loads of memorabilia and things to look at. It's easy to find and well worth a visit

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Thank Darren P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been a few times now. This place is fascinating. This place was built in total secrecy. Amazing feat. Worthy of at least one visit. Allow a few hours to explore all the books and crannies. Listen to the audio narrative as you walk round. Bear in mind...this place can get expensive, real quick. The place is underground, and... More 

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Thank Richard G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know where I'm going come the zombie apocalypse.... fun day and interesting we took a 6 year old and a eight year old and they both enjoyed...totally recommend

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having previously visited once on my own and then again with my wife and grandsons, I went again with 2 friends one of which had spent most of his National Service in 1952/1953 in this place when it was an RAF Rotor Station. It's a great place to visit for young and old giving an interesting and informative insight to... More 

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a super place to go either as a family of as a couple. The visit takes one back to the 1960s through to the end of the 90s and firstly reminds how big a technology revolution we have had in the last decades. The exhibits are genuine even done to tins of Tesco basics Spaghetti. The banks of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it was strange to see this secret world that me and you would have never known existed. interesting and spooky if it had happened for real.... still makes me laugh at the sign in the road outside....... SECRET NUCLEAR BUNKER....

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Thank Barry S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is epic. The history behind it and the way it has all just been left there is fascinating.

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Thank MCJSOS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't really say a lot as its a secret.......!! Good day out the kids would love it. Very interesting and educational . Cafe and shop at the end . But cold in the winter but well worth a visit.

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Thank Irene A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

For anyone with any interest in modern history this is a must see. It's laughable at the level of amateurish planning we had in the event of a nuclear war and it makes you feel you'd be better off dead. Yes this place will Rock your soul to its core.

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