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Re: The Well Worth a Visit Thread - UK

#21 Post by Chuck »

Agreed, the York one is a good day out. Have they still got that Halifax exhibit and the Mosquito being rebuilt?
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#22 Post by Outsider »

Fort Nelson's definitely worth a visit. Lots of interesting guns and small arms, plus the fortifications themselves.
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#23 Post by snayperskaya »

If you ever find yourself in Shrewsbury with a few hours spare then the KSLI regimental museum in the Castle is worth a visit, some nice historic military firearms etc on display.

http://www.shropshireregimentalmuseum.co.uk/
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#24 Post by Mezzer »

snayperskaya wrote:If you ever find yourself in Shrewsbury with a few hours spare then the KSLI regimental museum in the Castle is worth a visit, some nice historic military firearms etc on display.

http://www.shropshireregimentalmuseum.co.uk/
+1 for this.
Nice compact museum with very good exhibits.

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#25 Post by redcat »

The National Memorial Arboretum

www.thenma.org.uk

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#26 Post by TattooedGun »

Went to Bletchley Park last weekend with the Mrs and enjoyed it. Lovely weather helped, but interesting to see the work that was being done to crack codes, and to see how the site progressed as more and more people were sent there to help with the efforts.

Particular highlight for me was seeing the Bombe Replica working.

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#27 Post by GarethM »

Paul-Andrzej wrote:York is nice. Plenty to do and see and not that expensive.
The Nuclear Bunker is worth a visit, but they only allow a few visitors at a time. It is an English Heritage site and the guided tour is very interesting.
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#28 Post by jmc67 »

Seeing as there aren't just shooting related venues in here, I can thoroughly recommend the British Wildlife Centre;

http://www.britishwildlifecentre.co.uk/

Went there at the weekend and had a great day viewing animals I'd struggle to see in the wild (red squirrels, scottish wildcats, pine martins and stoats for a start). For the red squirrels you get to walk through their enclosure and they come very close, as seen in one of my pics from the day.
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#29 Post by TomEnfield »

snayperskaya wrote:If you ever find yourself in Shrewsbury with a few hours spare then the KSLI regimental museum in the Castle is worth a visit, some nice historic military firearms etc on display.

http://www.shropshireregimentalmuseum.co.uk/
Second that. I've been and it's very good .
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#30 Post by Cookisan »

Duxford or Bovington when you just need to go and hug a tank. Spent too much time at both photographing rivets and other details! Plus Duxford has planes as well. The 8th Airforce hanger is like walking into a lads bedroom except the model kits hanging off the ceiling are real!
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