RAF Defford at Croome

During the Second World War and the Cold War years that followed, RAF Defford the secret airfield built in the grounds of Croome park, was one of the most secret places in the country. For it was at Defford that Airborne Radar was tested, developed and proven. Airborne Radar provided a decisive factor in Victory for the Allies.

Poster displays in RAF museum

RAF Defford Museum at Croome 

Discover the secrets of the Second World War airbase wartime buildings which are now our Visitor Centre and museum.

Wendy Hogarth Wedding closeup

RAF Defford a wartime romance 

A story of wartime romance at RAF Defford