HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast

Central London
HMS Belfast, docked in London, is a second world war warship that is now a museum ship. An important part of the Allied forces in WWII and beyond, HMS Belfast has a wealth of stories to tell, and plenty of places to explore over several decks. (more…)
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Greenham Common Airbase

Greenham Common Airbase

Berkshire
Greenham Common Airbase is most well known as the location of 96 cruise missiles during the 1980s, and the protests that accompanied them. On this massive site, you can explore the control tower, see the fire plane, stroll around the fenced missile bunkers, and visit the Greenham Peace Garden. The places of interest are quite well spread out, so you may want to drive to the different carparks nearer each one. Go to the control tower first, and ask the advice of the volunteers. (more…)
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Shaw’s Corner

Shaw’s Corner

Hertfordshire
Shaw's Corner near Welwyn was the home of super-famous playwright George Bernard Shaw. The passionate campaigner for social equality gave his home to the National Trust in 1944, but continued to live there until his death in 1950. (more…)
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Nuffield Place

Nuffield Place

Oxfordshire
Lord Nuffield (aka William Morris) lived at Nuffield Place for 30 years from 1933 to 1963. This wealthy motor industry giant gave the house, as it was when he died, to Nuffield College as a museum. It's now looked after by the National Trust. (more…)
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Henry Moore Studios and Gardens

Hertfordshire
Henry Moore was an important artist of the 20th century, know particularly for his sculptures. Hoglands was his home from 1940 onwards, and it is here, in the house and grounds, you can gain an insight into the artist. (more…)
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