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VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton

Rysome Lane, Holmpton HU19 2RG, England
+44 1964 775069
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really good place to visit

My partner found this online as a thing to do on the way to the ferry. My daughter is difficult... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ellsmum
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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
fascinating place , if you havnt been then go !

working in the area for a while now and always been promising myself a visit , wish I had went... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Jonp72
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Northumberland
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2017 Season - 8th April to 3rd September. Your chance to visit this massive underground bunker a home to RAF defence for over 60 years. Self explore format with our team on hand to answer questions and provide live demonstrations.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Rysome Lane, Holmpton HU19 2RG, England
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+44 1964 775069
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner found this online as a thing to do on the way to the ferry. My daughter is difficult to please so it was with some trepidation that we went. It was really good to walk round looking at the way we view things...More

Thank Ellsmum
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ellsmum, thank you for leaving us such a positive review. Its great to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and very pleasing to heat that your daughter enjoyed her time in the bunker and that she would like to visit again. We do try...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

working in the area for a while now and always been promising myself a visit , wish I had went earlier , fascinating place and amazing to see what goes on behind the scenes , makes you wonder if they had places like this in...More

1  Thank Jonp72
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Hi Jon, we really appreciate you taking the time to leave us such complimentary feedback. Visitor satisfaction is extremely important to us as its only our visitors paying the entry fees that keeps this relic from the cold war open, we receive no state or...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the bunker on Bank holiday Monday and found it to be very impressive and much improved on my initial visit quite some years ago. All the staff were very helpful and knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. It's amazing to discover so many...More

1  Thank Rob L
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Hi Rob, we really appreciate your detailed and comprehensive review. Its good to know you enjoyed your visit and we're pleased to hear that you feel the bunker is much improved since your last visit. Next year we will be revealing the last unseen area...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

It's 4 years since I last visited and I think that there has been a lot of work to expand the tour. Every facet is so well explained by text panels or by audio-visual tapes - but the Guide Book is well worth purchasing to...More

1  Thank MedEngland
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave feedback, its good to hear that you spotted the extra rooms and exhibits since your last visit. We're closing on the 3rd September to give us time over the winter to restore the last unseen area...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here because it was something that my boyfriend wanted to see, we took our 2 year old boy with us. There was a lot to see, the people there answered any questions that we had and it was a nice visit. Going to return...More

1  Thank Wendy B
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hi Wendy, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a complimentary review. We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and we're looking forward to meeting your family again when your son is a little older.

Reviewed 26 August 2017

We left not enough time for this, only a few hours that were gone in no time. Exploring with a 4,7,9 yr old who loved trying out the beds, picking up the old phone, turning the siren. Some of the videos were fascinating and generated...More

1  Thank Laurista
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hi Laurista, Thank you for the great review, we're very pleased to hear that your family enjoyed their visit. We do our best to entertain as well as educate our younger visitors by making as many rooms as possible "hands on" environments, we hope by...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

It's amazing what you don't know or understand when your younger, this place opened my eyes to what was happening all over the UK during the Cold War. The threat of nuclear Armageddon and chemical weapons during the 50's 60's 70's and even into the...More

1  Thank Gixxer-Greg
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi Greg, we're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the bunker, it's true that you are totally unaware of whats happening above ground while you are down the hole. We have to take a look at the security monitors before coming...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I had seen the museum advertised several times so mentioned it to family about visiting. The wife and kids were a bit sceptical as what to expect visiting an underground bunker but dad came up trumps again!!! What a fascinating place and totally unexpected. The...More

1  Thank mamodmike
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi Mike, We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time in the bunker. We do try to interact with everyone at some point in their visit to offer information and demonstrations of the equipment. Thanks so much for taking the time to leave...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

One of the main visitor attractions in the immediate vicinity of Withernsea. Easy to find, and there was, reassuringly a small queue of people already waiting to get in when we arrived just before 11. The whole place is impressive, the scale, lighting and volume...More

1  Thank Mark O
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Hi Mark, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us feedback. It's good to hear that you enjoyed your time here, and we're pleased to hear that we held your children's interest for an hour or so. One of the reasons we...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

A fascinating place especially as I grew up with the threat of nuclear war and all the protect and survive advice; not sure a couple of doors and mattresses would have saved us! All the different rooms are interesting and full of information, photos and...More

1  Thank l0uisem65
John S, Custodian at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Hi Louise, it's great to know that you enjoyed your visit to the bunker, and that you felt that you had received value for money. Visitor satisfaction is extremely important to us, it's only the entrance fees that keeps the bunker open. Thank you for...More

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Johnfoster078
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Response from Vonnie2162 | Reviewed this property |
£8.00 for adults. well worth the money 👍
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Sallyaston
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Response from Highspy-1 | Reviewed this property |
3 hours would do it
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Response from John S | Property representative |
2016 season ended August 29th and we are now closed for further refurbishment with new areas and new features opening again from 8th April 2017.
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