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Local history of the 20th Century

This aaa kid was a place to play, climbing the grassy banks and rocks, never knowing the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ordulf
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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Base for free parking

We just used this place as free parking when attending the Christmas fair at Buckland Abbey. It was... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
694karent
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Local history of the 20th Century”
15 Nov 2017
“Base for free parking”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This aaa kid was a place to play, climbing the grassy banks and rocks, never knowing the history. Fast forward 35+ years and the whole site is excellently preserved and a visitors guide has been included which tells the history of this forgotten airfield during...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

We just used this place as free parking when attending the Christmas fair at Buckland Abbey. It was very well ran during the day with attendants that were directing you where to park. The free buses were every ten minutes to and from. Sorry it’s...More

1  Thank 694karent
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We visit here quite frequently when we want a quick walk. A bit of history mixed with ponies and sheep. The dartmoor ponies are smelly, curious and cautious at the same time, they are friendly enough to approach you but are easily spooked, I wouldn't...More

1  Thank RobP1153
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Walk the dogs here after visiting the Veterinary. It's a lovely area to stroll around. At the same time musing about it's history as an RAF aerodrome during WW2. The cafe used to be the Control Tower and has a small museum of interesting artifacts.

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Not only a great place to walk, there is history attached. Great to see what used to be a WW2 aero drone. No planes now but plenty of sheep, ponies and cattle. Well worth a visit.

2  Thank Annie P
Reviewed 12 August 2016

My drone flight over RAF Harrowbeer, ex RAF airfield from the Second World War, near the village of Yelverton, near Plymouth in Devon England

3  Thank Kilo_Romeo
Reviewed 22 April 2015

A great piece of open land to let the dog run free, but with a bit of history to, you can still make out the aerodrome and the bunkers where the planes parked up. Close to Yelverton lots of parking, I see their having a...More

2  Thank TheAdmiralLondon
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I was staying in meavy just down the road, and someone suggested I went here to walk my pup berry. The tearoom is a little dated and old fashioned but the service was excellent and the cream tea was enjoyed by both of us. I...More

1  Thank Liz D
Reviewed 17 February 2013

amazing piece of history and a very well maintained airstrip ,lovely for family picnics ,walking dogs etc

1  Thank tracy k
Reviewed 1 June 2011

Interesting place a few hundred metres from Yelverton shops and church. Before you go look at the RAF Harrowbeer website via Google and also the excellent Google Earth pictures which show the layout and runways. This WWII fighter aerodrome was built hastily after the devastation...More

1  Thank Jannerbloke
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There are a few photos on the 'rafharrowbeer, this site also gives indicators to other archive material.
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