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Secret Sites of World War II

Secret Sites of World War II

Secret Sites of World War II

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During the Second World War thousands of sites across Britain were requisitioned to support the war efforts. Our fascinating new tour includes an entertaining and informative talk by an expert from the Buckinghamshire Archives as well as visits to Bletchley Park and Hughenden Manor which played a significant role in shaping the outcome of the war.

 

BW Signature Wroxton House Hotel, Wroxton nr Banbury * * * *

The award-winning Wroxton House Hotel is located in the beautiful thatched village of Wroxton three miles from Banbury.

•Well appointed en-suite bedrooms • Flat screen television  with Freeview • Free Wi-Fi • Hairdryer • Tea, coffee-making facilities • Iron & ironing board • Safe • Restaurant • Bar • Lift

wroxtonhousehotel.com

 

Secret Sites Talk

After dinner enjoy listen to thrilling stories of refugees, evacuees and life on the home front living with industrial espionage and rationing. The expert from Buckinghamshire Archives will show photos, letters and diaries from the centre's archive collection which will bring these tales to life. After the talk there is the opportunity for questions.

Bletchley Park

We visit Bletchley Park where you will have the opportunity to see one of the Enigma Machines, a highlight of the visit for many. There is also time to wander around the wartime huts, visit the wartime mini cinema and view an outstanding Churchill collection.

Amersham

Visit to Amersham Museum where we will learn more about the role the town played during World War II as many people migrated here from danger in London and Europe. We'll also visit Hughenden Manor which was home to a map-making operation in the Second World War, so secret it only came to light 60 years later.

  • Executive coach travel

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation in Wroxton nr Banbury

  • After dinner speaker covering the topic ‘Secret Sites’

  • Discover fascinating Bletchley Park

  • Entrance to Amersham Museum to understand the role the town played during World War II

  • Explore Hughenden Manor, home to a secret map-making operation in World War II

  • Free time in Banbury

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Aberbargoed - Yr Ysbyty Aberbargoed - Yr Ysbyty (Dyffryn Newydd) bus stop
Opposite the Duffryn Newydd Pub
Aberdare Bus Station Bus Station, Aberdare - Stand 1
Abertillery - R.F.C. Abertillery RFC , Oak Street.
Bargoed New Bus Station The New Bus Station, Next to Train Station,Bargoed
Barry Hotel The Barry Hotel, Broad Street, Barry
Barry, Colcott Arms Barry, Colcott Arms
Blackwood Bus Stn Bus Station - Stand 9 - Blackwood
Bridgend Cheapside Bridgend Cheapside
Brynmawr Bus Station Brynmawr Bus Station Coach Bay
Cadoxton Gladstone Road Cadoxton, Gladstone Road, Weston Sq Bus stop
Caerphilly Bus Station Caerphilly Bus Station Stand 10
Cardiff Gate Services Cardiff Gate Services
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park
Cardiff, Westgate Street Bus stop Outside NCP Car Park,
Opposite Principality Stadium
Cefn Fforest Cefn Fforest Ave Junction, Top of Fair View Hill
Opposite Steven's Garage, CEFN FFOREST
Coed Ely Club Coed Ely Layby outside the Club
Crosskeys College Crosskeys College Bus stop
Crumlin Square Crumlin Square. Bus stops near the club.
Cwmbran Railway Railway Station, Cwmbran
Dinas Powys Primary School, Dinas Powys
Duffryn, LLANSAMLET Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
SA6 8QG
Ebbw Vale Bus Station Ebbw Vale Bus Station
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Highcross Bus shelter Highcross Post Office
HIGHCROSS - Opp Texaco
John Street, Porthcawl Porthcawl - The Stoneleigh, John Street.
Llantwit Major Railway Llantwit Major. Bus stop outside Railway Station
Maesteg Maesteg - Bus Stop Outside Weatherspoons,
Commercial Street, CF34 9DF
Magor Services Magor Service Coach Park
Merthyr NEW Bus Stn Merthyr NEW Bus Station - MERTHYR TYDFIL
STAND 1
Moriah Chapel, Risca Risca - Moriah Chapel. Tredegar Street
Mountain Ash Town hall Mountain Ash Town Hall
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station
Nelson Bus Station Nelson Bus Station
Newbridge, Co-op Newbridge, Bus stop outside the Coop
Newport RAILWAY STATION Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
Oakdale Comprehensive OLD Oakdale Comprehensive, OLD SCHOOL , OAKDALE
Penarth, Windsor Terrace Penarth, Windsor Terrace Bus Stop (NW)
Pencoed Monument The Monument, Pencoed
Penygraig Labour Club Penygraig Labour Club, PENYGRAIG
Pontypool Town Hall Pontypool Town Hall, Bus stops on Clarence St
Pontypridd Bus Stn Pontypridd Bus Station, Coach Stop (Bay 13)
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza
Porth - Wedding World Porth, Layby outside Wedding World
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
Rhiwbina - Deri Inn Rhiwbina - Deri Inn. Just before the Pub.
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park
Swansea St Marys Church Bus stop outside church on Princess Way, Swansea
Taffs Well Station Taffs Well Station, bus stop on Cardiff Road
TAFFS WELL
Talbot Green Bus Stn Talbot Green Bus Station
TALBOT GREEN
The Hibernian Club The Hibernian Club, Gelli
Tonypandy Bus Stn Tonypandy Bus Station
Tredegar, Lidls Tredegar, Lidls, bus stop outside.
Treorchy PO Treorchy Post Office, bus stop, TREORCHY
NOT OUTSIDE THE POST OFFICE
Waunrhydd Road Waunrhydd Road, Tonyrefail
Whitchurch Three Elms Whitchurch Three Elms
Whitchurch, Hollybush pub Hollybush pub, Whitchurch. Bus stop opposite
Ystrad Mynach Lay by Outside Ystrad Mynach Primary School
A472

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