BEHIND THE WIRE : RAF UPPER HEYFORD COLD WAR AIRBASE ENTHUSIASTS’ TOUR

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  • March 31, 2019
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

This tour is recommended for Cold War Enthusiasts only.

Designated tours for photography groups and shorter duration tours will be promoted separately.

Public access to the site is now restricted but is available through pre-booked guided tours.

The tour is by mini-bus and begins and ends at the RAF Upper Heyford Heritage Centre (Building 103).

Please report to the RAF Heyford Heritage Centre (Building 103) off Camp Road (turn in to former main gate, follow yellow signage for School Bus Drop Off, first exit off roundabout, Building 103 is last building on left).

Each tour begins at 11:00 am with a short history video and lasts for approximately three hours, but may take longer as extra time will be provided for photography etc on request.

Places are limited to the capacity of the mini-bus (15 people) and can be booked via this website only.

Interior access to buildings may not be available due to maintenance work.

The tour itinerary may change at short notice.

The historic site has not been altered to allow disabled access.

Unfortunately booking cancellations and changes of date cannot be accepted.

The right is retained to cancel tours due to unforeseen circumstances, such as adverse weather or illness, in which case a full refund will be offered.

Suitable clothing and footwear is recommended.

Pets are not permitted.

Please e-mail your Car Registration for Parking with the names of all those visiting to UHHeritage@outlook.com

This information will be retained for the purpose of organizing the tours only.

A follow-up e-mail with further details will be sent before the tour.

Venue:  

Address:
Camp Road, Upper Heyford, Bicester, OX25 5HD, United Kingdom

4 Replies to “BEHIND THE WIRE : RAF UPPER HEYFORD COLD WAR AIRBASE ENTHUSIASTS’ TOUR”

  1. Hi, I am really interested in visiting but have a particular interest in underground cold war bunkers, does the tour involve visiting/access to any of these?

    1. Hi Hayley
      Upper Heyford has no ‘underground’ bunkers as all the hardened structures were built above ground (with the exception of the Avionics Maintenance block which is slightly sunken which is why it always leaked). However, the tour does include entry in to the hardened Command Centre which is a ‘bunker’with decontamination facilities etc.
      I hope that answers your question ?
      Nick

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