Coleshill Second World War Walks 2019

Discover Coleshill's hidden Second World War history on this informative walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance.

  • Booking essential

Coleshill House was the hush hush headquarters of Churchill's secret army, or the Auxiliers. Discover the detailed history of their training and visit some of the remaining Second World War features around the village, including the Guard House and the original prototype underground training bunker or operational base (OB). Plus, check out our newly built and refurbished replica "funk hole" and see our new display of artefacts including a rare copy of a Stand-Down letter.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £5.00
  • Child £2.50

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Outside Coleshill National Trust Estate Office. Car parking available outside the office, or along the lane
What to bring and wear
Sensible footwear for walking

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
12 May 2019 11:00 - 13:15 Sold out
6 June 2019 18:00 - 20:00 Available
18 July 2019 18:00 - 20:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Rachel Coltman
Email
rachel.coltman@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01793 762209

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt 2019

Fri 19 Apr 2019
11:00-15:00
Hunt for nature clues around Buscot Weir to win a Cadbury chocolate prize.

Coleshill Second World War Walks 2019

Sun 12 May 2019
11:00-13:15
Discover Coleshill's hidden Second World War history on this informative walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance.

Second World War Operational Base Open Afternoon 2019

Sun 12 May 2019
14:00-17:00
Descend into darkness and imagine life as a saboteur exploring our secret underground replica bunker on this family-friendly open afternoon. Coleshill Mill will also be open so why not pay a visit and see flour being made? (Dependent on water level)

Coleshill Mill Open Afternoons 2019

Sun 12 May 2019
14:00-17:00
Ever wondered how grain is turned into flour? Visit our restored mill at Coleshill and find out more... you can also explore our replica Second World War Operational Base which will be open this afternoon.

Exploring Great Coxwell Barn & pond dipping (School Holiday Activity)

Tue 28 May 2019
14:00-16:00
Join us during half term for an afternoon of exploring Great Coxwell Barn and pond dipping in our pond there to see what you manage to discover.

Buscot River Walks Leaflet Launch Guided Walk

Wed 29 May 2019
14:00-16:00
Join us on a guided walk taking in Buscot Village, the River Thames and local farmland. This walk will launch our new Buscot Circular Walks leaflet, kindly sponsored by TOE (Trust for Oxfordshire Environment) and Grundon.