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Notice: The RAF Defford museum is closed Monday 1 December 2014 for necessary repairs. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Expect the unexpected. Incredible innovation, devastating loss, remarkable survival and magnificent restoration. All in one place

Step into what remains of a secret wartime air base, now our Visitor Centre, where thousands of people lived and worked in the 1940s. Walk through a masterpiece in landscape design, which is 'Capability' Brown's very first. Over the last 17 years we have painstakingly restored what was once a lost and overgrown 18th century parkland and we’re continuing this work today.

Find Croome Court, the home of the Earls of Coventry, at the heart of the park, which has been patiently waiting for its revival. Its time has come in 2014 as Croome Redefined starts to pull this glorious yet faded house back from the brink. Explore un-restored spaces and the intricate repair works which will see the house change forever.

Urban art goes rural

Think street art is only for urban landscapes?

Think again. There's some truly amazing art work, inspired by Croome, that has been created on the temporary scaffold wrap around Croome Court.

RAF Museum open!

Visit the museum dedicated to a secret airbase.

Discover the fascinating secret history of RAF Defford at a new museum located within restored wartime buildings, now the visitor centre.

Christmas Festival

Christmas at Croome has traditions old and new.

We're gearing up for a special Christmas this year. Have a look at the Christmas page to find out all of the things to see and do over the season.