Archive for September, 2011

I’m amazed to find so many local people haven’t been to Bletchley Park.  They know it’s there, they know how important it was in WWII but they don’t see that it’s a great value day out close to home.  People travel across the world to visit but many locals haven’t been inside the grounds.

Gone to lunch

I’ve been to Bletchley Park a few times and each time I’ve found something new or interesting.  It’s not just code breakers and spies.   There’s so much to see, more than enough different activities and exhibitions to occupy most families for a whole day, from wartime toys to working computers.  There’s a wartime mini cinema and an outstanding Churchill collection.  And not forgetting the mansion, the lake and a restaurant in one of the wartime huts.

What can you get for £12 these days?  At Bletchley Park, you get a whole year’s admission (£6 for teenagers – children under 12 go free with an adult).  So why not give it a go.  You could enjoy yourself.


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