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image for Museum - Military item typeBunker Tours - RAF Holmpton - 2014 at Bunker Tours - RAF Holmpton

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Museum - Military, next open Wed 16 - Sun 27 Apr 2014, £5-£7

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The Entrance Tunnel to the Bunker

The Entrance Tunnel to the Bunker

Entrance Tunnel
The Guardroom & Reception

The Guardroom & Reception

The Guardroom & Reception
 
 

Contact

Reception & Admin

01964 630208

Address

Royal Air Force,
Rysome Lane,
Holmpton,
Withernsea,
HU19 2RG

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Details

CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF THE RAF AT HOLMPTON
1953 to 1974 Radar - 1980 to 1991 RAF Support Command - 1995 to 2003 UK Air CCIS - 2003 to 2013 Training & Communications.

PUBLIC TOUR DETAILS:
Along the Entrance Tunnel and behind the Massive Blast Doors, the Vast Nuclear Bunker extends almost 100ft below ground and covers nearly 35,000sq ft - Our Award Winning Tour takes visitors through this amazing world revealing it's 60 years of RAF history and secrets. Tours are Fully Guided and brought to life with Films - Shows & demonstrations.

PLEASE NOTE:
Tours last around 1hr 45mins.
Question & Answer and Photo Opportunities..
We have a Gift Shop.
WCs & Free parking.
Ambulant disabled only.
Note: Not suitable for under 5s.

For further details see www.rafholmpton.com

Education/study areaGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Members of Welcome to Excellence - Cultural Heritage - MDA - Museums Association - VHEY - Yorkshire Passion.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Wed 16 - Sun 27 Apr 2014 Mon - Sun 14:00 to 16:00
Sat 3 - Mon 5 May 2014 Mon 14:00 to 16:00 | Sat - Sun 14:00 to 16:00
Sat 24 May - Sun 1 Jun 2014 Mon - Sun 14:00 to 16:00
Sat 7 Jun - Sun 20 Jul 2014 Wed - Thu 14:00 to 16:00 | Sat - Sun 14:00 to 16:00
Wed 23 Jul - Thu 28 Aug 2014 Mon - Sun 14:00 to 16:00
Sat 30 Aug - Sun 19 Oct 2014 Wed - Thu 14:00 to 16:00 | Sat - Sun 14:00 to 16:00
Sat 25 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014 Mon - Sun 14:00 to 16:00
Sat 8 - Sat 29 Nov 2014 Sat - Sun 14:00 to 16:00
Our 2014 Season runs from 15th February until 29th November. Please note that On GOOD FRIDAY & ALL HOLIDAY MONDAYS there is an extra morning tour with the gates opening at 11am and the tour departing at 11.30am.

WEBSITE: Visit our official website www.rafholmpton.com for full details of Special Events throughout the year.

Prices

Adults: £7.00
Senior: £6.00
Child: £5.00
Family (2+2): £20.00
Student/Disabled/unwaged: £5.00

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TA 366228  Lat: 53.68655 Long: 0.06399

By Road:
From Withernsea A1033 follow the Underground Bunker signs right to our gates.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 19 miles from Hull station

Facilities

  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Members of Welcome to Excellence - Cultural Heritage - MDA - Museums Association - VHEY - Yorkshire Passion.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair

Notes

  • We are presently only able to provide access for AMBULANT disabled persons - There are 3 staircases all with good handrails - Level floors throughout & well lit areas throughout - There are regular seating areas throughout the duration of the tour which last about 1hr 45mins - If disabled visitors have any questions or concerns please contact us BEFORE VISITING - T: 01964 630208.