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, Sun 2 Oct 2016

NATIONAL TRUST

RAF at Croome

RAF at Croome

RAF at Croome

Address

Visitor Centre,
Croome D'Abitot,
Nr High Green,
Worcestershire,
WR8 9DW

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 11 Apr - Sun 30 Oct Embroiderer's Guild Exhibition
Fri 15 Apr - Sun 30 Oct The Walled Garden at Croome
Sun 2 Oct RAF Defford Walk
Sat 8 Oct Apple Pressing Day
Thu 20 - Sun 30 Oct Hallowe'en trail
Sat 22 - Sun 30 Oct Croome Encounters

Details

Join our tour guide who will show you where in 1940, a substantial part of Croome Park was requisitioned for the building of a new airfield, known as RAF Defford. The RAF Walk at Croome reveals the way in which this changed the18th century landscape created by ‘Capability’ Brown.

There are also secrets waiting to be told along the route, for this was no ordinary airfield - radar was tested here and helped to win World War II.

Arrive 11:15 am – Walk 11:30am to 1pm - FREE, donations welcome and £2 booklet available - Normal Admission Charges apply

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 2 Oct 2016 11:15 to 13:00


Prices

FREE, donations welcome and £2 booklet available - Normal Admission Charges apply

Location

Directions

See location of Croome (National Trust) on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SO 873451  Lat: 52.10465 Long: -2.18546

Follow Brown Signs by road:
Accessible via J7 Southbound and J8 Northbound.
Croome Park is signposted from the A38 & the B4084

By Public Transport:
From Pershore get the 382 Bus to Worcester via Defford. Stop at Ladywood Road/Rebecca Road Crossroads then a 1 & half mile walk.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups