Second World War walk

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 01793 762209
Suitability
Children welcome (12+)
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Park and meet at the Coleshill Estate Office car park.
What to bring and wear
Please wear appropriate clothing for weather conditions. Flat sturdy shoes/boots/ wellingtons advisable.
Accessibility
This is a fairly long, flat walk through the village, woods and fields.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
17 April 2018 18:00 - 20:00 Available
13 May 2018 11:00 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Rachel Coltman
Email
rachel.coltman@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01793 766209

Upcoming events

Cadbury Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
11:00-15:00
Hunt for nature clues around Buscot Weir to win a Cadbury chocolate prize.

Coleshill Mill open afternoon

Sun 08 Apr 2018
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.

Second World War walk

Tue 17 Apr 2018
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.