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Military Event, Sun 19 Apr 2020, £6

Vulcan XL426 at London Southend Airport

Vulcan XL426 at London Southend Airport

Visit Vulcan XL426 at London Southend Airport on 19 April.

Address

London Southend Airport,
Southend-on-Sea,
Essex,
SS2 6YF

Details

Our Visit the Vulcan Day at London Southend Airport is a great opportunity for everyone to see former Royal Air Force bomber Avro Vulcan XL426 up close at a very affordable price. With lots to see and no admission fee for under-16s, it is an ideal family day out.

You will also have the chance to sit inside the Vulcan's cockpit (additional fee applies).

You can walk around and underneath the Vulcan’s huge delta wings and see a rare example of a WE177B nuclear bomb as well as two 1,000 lb High Explosive bombs, the type of bomb the Vulcan dropped on Port Stanley airfield during the 1982 Falklands Conflict.

As well as the Vulcan, there will be much more to keep the whole family entertained. Please check the Vulcan Restoration website for details of exhibits and special displays.

Refreshments are on sale from a variety of stalls so no one goes hungry or thirsty. Our souvenir stand will be selling a selection of Vulcan souvenirs, including models, badges, patches, postcards, books, and much more.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 19 Apr 2020 10:00 to 16:00

Prices

Under-16s - FREE.

Additional £6.00 for Vulcan cockpit visits.

Location

Directions

Plan route to London Southend Airport using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 872888  Lat: 51.56698 Long: 0.69964

Getting to London Southend Airport:
By car

" Continue on M25 to junction 29 A127 - Southend Bound
" Once on A127 continue down for 18 miles until Cuckoo Corner Roundabout
" Take first exit (left) at Cuckoo Corner Roundabout on to the A1159 Manners Way and continue down
" At the Harp House Roundabout take the third exit (straight on) onto the airport site
" At the next smaller roundabout take the second exit (straight on) onto the Eastern Perimeter Road
" Follow this road straight on and the terminal will be on your left

By rail
" There are up to 8 trains an hour during peak from Central London to Southend Airport Railway Station
" The airport train station sits on the London Liverpool Street Station to Southend Victoria Station line
" Journey time from London Liverpool Street Station is 52 minutes
" Journey time from Stratford London Station is 43 minutes

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Southend Airport station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access