Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Fareham
- Fort Nelson is one of the few places where you can experience live black-powder firings of historic artillery pieces. On selected Sundays throughout the year there are special firings, featuring authentic gun drills by uniformed detachments from Portsdown Artillery Volunteers. Guns are fired at: 11:30am, 2pm and 3pm These events are FREE Visit the website for details.
The Royal Armouries Museum was opened in 1984 for the first time, and today is one of the largest artillery museums in the UK. Although a cliché, the phrase ‘must see’ truly applies to Fort Nelson’s astonishing collection of different artillery and... more
Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade
- Enjoy a wonderful afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth. The House will be open for viewing, with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Richard Shuttleworth, and Old Warden park. Sittings served at 13.00 & 14.30 on selected dates. Adult – £19.95 Child – £9.95 Pre-book only via via website, link at the top of this page.
The Shuttleworth Collection is in a quiet countryside setting on an old fashioned all grass aerodrome with eight hangars. These hangars comprise an aeroplane engineering workshop, a garage and coachroom, and the remainder house the world famous... more
Brooklands Road, Weybridge
- Inside the Balloon Hangar building, we have created a 4D Theatre that provides the closest experience any living person will have of “driving” around the Brooklands Race Track, at Le Mans or “flying” with the Red Arrows. Visitors to the Museum can now take their seats for the ride of their life in a brand new, state-of-the-art 4D Theatre and we have three fantastic rides for you to enjoy.
Known as the birthplace of British motorsport and aviation, Brooklands Museum makes a fabulous day out for car and plane enthusiasts. The Brooklands Motor Course in Weybridge, Surrey, was built back in 1907 and much of the track and buildings are... more
Bush Hall Lane, Mill Green, Hatfield
- Sunday 5 June Love Spoons John Adams Sunday 5 June Wood Carving Eileen Cadby Sunday 12 June Corn Dollies Jane Woolman Sunday 12 June Beekeeping Welwyn Beekeepers Sunday 26 June Spinning and Weaving West Essex & East Herts Guild of Spinners Weavers & Dyers Sunday 3 July Woodturning Colin Smith ...please see our website for events after this date.
Mill Green Mill & Museum: See our lovingly restored watermill grind organic locally grown wheat. A hidden gem in the hamlet of Mill Green between Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City. There's been a mill on this site for over a thousand years so our... more
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