Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker, Kelvedon Hatch

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Must see · Historic Site · Military Facility
The Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker at Kelvedon Hatch, in the Borough of Brentwood in the English county of Essex, is a large underground bunker maintained during the Cold War as a potential regional government headquarters. Since being decommissioned in 1992, the bunker has been open to the public as a tourist attraction, with a museum focusing on its Cold War history.
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  • I found the bunker to be an interesting experience if you are interested in history. I enjoyed the trip but struggled to hear the man in the phone, its exceptionally Covid safe and I will return...  more »
  • This is perhaps among the most compelling but horrific of tourist attractions. A hundred feet beneath an anonymous-looking house set in woodland, there is a bunker left over from the cold war, a...  more »
  • Quirky but absolutely brilliant place. Worth a visit but leave any preconceptions of a traditional museam at the door. Self guided/honest boxes but a fascinating collection of cold War memorabilia, well laid out and a good place to spend a couple of hours.
  • Such an amazing place. I came here with my friends for a stag do. 2 hours of high ropes followed by 2 hours of the mud run. We were well looked after, food was part of the days events. I got very muddy and had a great time. Would highly recommend for a day of adventure and getting out in that fresh air I keep hearing people talk about.

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