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
18 July 2019 18:00 - 20:00 Sold out

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

CANCELLED Coleshill Nature Big Camp

Fri 28 Jun 2019
16:00-23:30
Join us for a new Big Camp at Coleshill sleeping under the stars in our parkland with all the family.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Outdoor Theatre performed by The Lord Chamberlains Men

Fri 05 Jul 2019
19:00-21:30
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company, invite you to join them this summer to celebrate their 15th year with Shakespeare’s enchanting comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Second World War Operational Base Open Afternoon 2019

Sun 14 Jul 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 14 Jul 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.

Coleshill Second World War Walks 2019

Thu 18 Jul 2019
18:00-20:00
Discover Coleshill's hidden Second World War history on this informative walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance.

The Great Big Tree Climb

Tue 30 Jul 2019
10:00-17:00
Have an adventure and get closer to nature in our beautiful grounds with The Great Big Tree Climbing Company. They offer a safe and fun way to enjoy our trees from a new perspective. All ages from 6 years old can take part and it is a great...