Bletchley Park, once the top secret home of the World War II codebreakers, is now a vibrant heritage attraction, open daily to visitors. Step back in time to experience the breathtaking achievements of the extraordinary men and women who worked here. There are restored codebreaking huts, with their war-time ambience faithfully recreated, and a stunning visitor centre with a state-of-the-art introductory exhibition. Visitors can explore the grounds and buildings, with an interactive multimedia guide, and enjoy atmospheric soundscapes, galleries and exhibitions.
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Suitable for all child ages
Assist dogs allowed
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open Mar-Oct 9.30-5; Nov-Feb 9.30-4. Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan
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Buckinghamshire is a land of glorious beech trees, wide views and imposing country houses. Victorian Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli savoured the peace and tranquillity of Hughenden Manor, while generations of statesmen have entertained world leaders at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s rural retreat. Stowe and Waddesdon Manor are fine examples of even grander houses, set amid sumptuous gardens and dignified parkland.
The Vale of Aylesbury is a vast playground for leisure seekers with around 1,000 miles (1,609km) of paths and tracks to explore. Rising above it are the Chiltern Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 308sq miles (798sq km). They are best appreciated in autumn, when the leaves turn from dark green to deep brown. In the southeast corner of the Chilterns lie the woodland rides of Burnham Beeches, another haven for ramblers and wildlife lovers. Although the county’s history is long and eventful, it’s also associated with events within living memory. At Bletchley Park, more than 10,000 people worked in complete secrecy to try and bring a swift conclusion to World War II. Further south, an otherwise unremarkable stretch of railway line was made infamous by the Great Train Robbery in the summer of 1963.
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