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Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker

Kelvedon Hall Lane, Kelvedon Hatch CM14 5TL, England
+44 1277 364883
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This is a very sobering and sinister place. Reminder of what was in the news in the 70's. Great to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
R W
via mobile
A stark reminder of what could have been.

You arrive by following a track road which has seen better days to enter a car park. Then follow... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
NodNodPilot
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kelvedon Hall Lane, Kelvedon Hatch CM14 5TL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a very sobering and sinister place. Reminder of what was in the news in the 70's. Great to be able to go round at your own pace. Needs time to take in all the atmosphere and information. At least 2 hours. But more...More

Thank R W
Reviewed 4 days ago

You arrive by following a track road which has seen better days to enter a car park. Then follow the wooded path to a woodland bungalow and here is the entrance. All very clandestine but if it wasn't then it wouldn't be 'secret' would it....More

Thank NodNodPilot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Growing up in the 70s and 80s I have a great interest in the Cold War, the nuclear threat and it's pervasive permeation into our everyday lives...this bunker is a testament to how 'real' that threat actually was at one point and makes for a...More

Thank SuperDuperSue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the whole experience of this bunker. Amazing to walk around what was set in place at a time of fear of a nuclear war. The videos were very interesting, and the hand held walkie talkie guide explained all you need to know. The...More

Thank ElleForder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting this “secret” nuclear bunker is an odd experience. After following a long, meandering, pot-holed approach road, you park your car and walk down through woodland footpaths, never quite sure whether you are still going in the right direction. When you finally reach the bunker...More

Thank MrAndrewHaynes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to write a review without giving spoilers. Seems to be now run on an honour system with set donation fee eg L18 for a family. It is a must see before the sale goes through as it took me 5 visits to get to...More

Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after having it on my to do list for some time. This is interesting and also unusual, but relies VERY heavily on the audio guide, and feels a bit too structured for my liking. Sites, sounds and smells (not in a bad way!)...More

1  Thank In_pursuit_of
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did a huge review and Trip Advisor merged two accounts and I lost mine! This was amazing. Worth the whole day being there. It's eery in places, but I enjoyed the whole 'secret service' concept. It is educational, and is definitely on my 'to...More

Thank RescuedVegan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Not kept in the best of condition but still fascinating. More to see than similar attractions in York and Hack Green. You pay at the end of the trip.

Thank johnSorsby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today we wanted somewhere new to go, we had seen the flyers advertising Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker, but thought, what can that offer ? Today we found out. Interesting, is only 1 of many words to explain it. It is set in the Countryside,...More

Thank Roger97544
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pennypoo2015
Can we get a cuppa and sandwich?
6 March 2017|
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Response from Paul C | 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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Jenny Rebecca L
How long show you allow for your visit? Do we need to pre-book?
30 December 2016|
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Response from Darren P | Reviewed this property |
No you don't need to pre book but check on the opening and closing times as winter times are shorter. I guess it's as long or as short as you want as there is short films to watch, radio programmes to listen to I'd say... More
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Swingent
How much is the entry the website isn't currently working
24 October 2016|
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Response from Gryphon58 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just seen this. When we visited there was no entry fee just an honesty box where you are supposed to donate...probably why it all looks a little bit shabby but still fascinating
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