Second World War Walks 2020

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).

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £7.00
  • Child £3.50

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Booking fee included in ticket price
Suitability
Unsuitable for children under 7
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Outside Coleshill National Trust Estate Office. Car parking available outside the office, or along the lane
What to bring and wear
Sensible walking shoes
Accessibility
The walk is roughly 1 ½ miles and includes access into our operational bunker. There is slightly uneven terrain and slightly uphill.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
15 April 2020 18:00 - 20:00 Available
10 May 2020 11:00 - 13:00 Sold out

Contact Info

Name
Liza Dibble
Email
liza.dibble@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01793 762209

Upcoming events

Coleshill Critters March 2020

Tue 03 Mar 2020
10:30-11:30
Come and join our outdoor toddler and preschool group for nature lovers and woodland adventurers in the countryside around Coleshill. Accompanying adults with the Critter at all times whilst being part of the group.

Buscot Village Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 10 Apr 2020
11:00-15:00
Join us on our nature themed Easter trail around the River Thames at Buscot village.

Coleshill Mill and Replica Bunker open afternoons 2020

Sun 12 Apr 2020
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 Walks 2020

Wed 15 Apr 2020
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.

Coleshill Critters April to May 2020

Tue 21 Apr 2020
10:30-11:30
Come and join our outdoor toddler and preschool group for nature lovers and woodland adventurers in the countryside around Coleshill. Accompanying adults with the Critter at all times whilst being part of the group.

Coleshill History tea talk

Thu 23 Apr 2020
15:00-16:30
Join us for our first afternoon tea talk about the history of the Coleshill House and the surrounding Coleshill village. Hear about the story of an architectural masterpiece and its surrounding working estate.