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Museums, free entry

Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker

Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker

Special Offers

  • Offer: This offer entitles visitors to Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker 10% off adult admission purchased at the entrance. The offer is not valid on Bank Holidays and special event days.

    Witness the three lives of the bunker starting with its role as an RAF ROTOR Station, then a brief period as a civil defence centre through to its most recent life as a Regional Government HQ.

    The voucher is NOT valid for groups.
    Dates valid:
    • Tue 8 Mar - Mon 31 Oct 2016
    Request voucher


Kelvedon Hatch,
CM15 0LA


This three storey bunker was active until as recently as 1992. The would-be home of the Government in the event of nuclear war, capable of holding up to 600 civilian and military personnel and over 120 tonnes of equipment. All weather, all age groups, educational attraction. Also tree top high wire adventure course, zip wires, zorb balls, archery, quad bikes, air gun and paintball range, water tag and much more to make a full day out.

Coach park: Yes

Driver: Canteen

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Please see website for further details.


Free entry

Under 5 go free
£5.00 children ages 5-16
£7.00 Adult
£16.50 2 adults & 2 children (family ticket)



Plan route to Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 558000  Lat: 51.67741 Long: 0.25268

By Road:
From the M25: Take A1023 to Brentwood, then take A128 to Ongar.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesRamp


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesChildren's menu
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 8
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit