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Cold War Visitor Experience, next open Sat 23 Jul - Mon 29 Aug 2016, £6-£8


The Access Tunnel

The Access Tunnel

The Access Tunnel to the Bunker


OPEN 2016: 23rd March to 29th August - ALL NEW SELF EXPLORE EXPERIENCE - Just come along during our opening hours and take all the time you want to look round - New Displays - New Rooms & Features - Tons of New Equipment & Exhibits - New Cinemas & Films - Our team will be on hand to answer your questions and provide demonstrations and visits to special areas throughout the day - New Foyer & Reception - New Shop - New Coffee Lounge & Free Parking on site.

Education/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities 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
Sat 23 Jul - Mon 29 Aug 2016 Mon - Sun 11:00 to 17:00
OPEN 2016 - 23rd March to 29th August.
WEBSITE: Visit our official website for Full Details & Descriptions.


Adults: £8.00
Over 60's: £7.00
Under 16's: £6.00
Family (2+2): £25
Under 5's free
All concessions £7.00

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 23 Mar - Mon 29 Aug Reopening of RAF Holmpton


Visitor Information

01964 630208


RAF Holmpton,
Rysome Lane,
HU19 2RG



See location of RAF HOLMPTON - Visit The Bunker on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TA 366228  Lat: 53.68418 Long: 0.06748

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

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 19 miles from Hull station


  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • 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


  • 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


  • 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
  • YesVisual alarm system


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • 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


  • Due to the Military design of the building we are only able to provide access for AMBULANT disabled persons - There are 3 staircases all with good handrails - Level floors throughout & well lit areas throughout - The Building is not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies - QUESTIONS: If disabled visitors have any questions or concerns please contact us BEFORE VISITING - T: 01964 630208.