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Interesting museum, now relocated to Kelham Hall near Newark

The oil museum has moved to a room in Kelham Hall, Newark (check it on Google). I rang and made an... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
JonRambo
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
A well hidden treasure

I had no idea about the oil field so it was interesting stuff. The woods are beautiful and made for... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Simon C
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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19 Sep 2017
“Overgrown and dangerous for dogs”
9 Aug 2017
“Interesting museum, now relocated to Kelham Hall near Newark”
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Looked up a nice walk in the Wellow, Eakring area and Dukes Wood came up. Having eventually found it approx 1/4 mile from the National Grid site and parked in the car park (literally a layby) we ventured in. The signs are very old and...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The oil museum has moved to a room in Kelham Hall, Newark (check it on Google). I rang and made an appointment, since it's not open every day. I believe they have plans to expand the display at Kelham Hall during 2017. Anyway, it's a...More

Thank JonRambo
Reviewed 1 December 2016

about 11 miles out side newark, head for mansfield. by apointment, great 2hrs out. the man who did a talk Mr toppen ?was very good, will not spoil it for you,must go for your self.if wet you wont boots on,

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Having read about Dukes Wood in the local paper I thought this may be a good site to visit on one of our heritage bus tours.Sorry to say after looking for the very bad signs we eventually found the site. Very run down and unkempt...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I had no idea about the oil field so it was interesting stuff. The woods are beautiful and made for a nice walk. However it is fast falling into neglect and either it was badly signed, some signs are no more or my sense of...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We went for a lovely walk on a very sunny Sunday afternoon. The oilfield remnants are well looked after and interesting to have a poke around, no guard rails here! It's a lovely little woodland and the walks are signposted well. The only criticism is...More

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 23 October 2015

A hidden gem of wartime history, the story of secret oil drilling is told as you follow the paths through the woods, how American oilmen were secretly brought in to drill for oil to support the war effort and how it was all kept secret

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