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Scotland's Secret Bunker

Troywood, Crail, Scotland
+44 1333 310301
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Chilling reminder-unexpected extra

This is a well curated and sobering reminder of how close we were to mutual destruction. The audio... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ewan C
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Interesting

Thought provoking trip that showed you the reality of life in the 80s. It really needed more info... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kingofgeography
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Scotland's best kept secret.... Until now! Hidden beneath an innocent Scottish farmhouse lies Scotland's Secret Bunker. A 450 foot tunnel leads you to the blast proof doors which defend 24,000 square feet of secret accommodation which was built to help safeguard Scotland during the Cold War in the event of a nuclear attack. The Secret Bunker lies 100 feet underground and is the size of two football pitches, one on top of the other so there is plenty of exploring to do! Come and discover how Scotland would have been governed from the depths of Fife and how they would have survived a nuclear attack from the most deadly bombs!
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  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“nuclear war” (60 reviews)
“worth a visit” (40 reviews)
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Troywood, Crail, Scotland
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+44 1333 310301
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a well curated and sobering reminder of how close we were to mutual destruction. The audio guide is helpful. Surprisingly they were showing "The War Game" Peter Watkins harrowingly brilliant docudrama produced for the BBC in 1965 of the build up to and...More

Thank Ewan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought provoking trip that showed you the reality of life in the 80s. It really needed more info as you went round though.

Thank Kingofgeography
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our visit to the Secret Bunker. Amazing to think that there was so much going on underground that the rest of the country knew little or nothing about. For those of us who remember those Cold War days and seeing the Protect and...More

Thank blondiescot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A scary and very real delve into the cold War and it's effect on Scotland! You are given real insight into the importance of this hidden nuclear Bunker and you are able to imagine how life was for those inside and out of the Bunker...More

Thank MRS JOHANNA M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed two interesting hours here, and particularly enjoyed watching the old 'public information' films. To see the possible effects of nuclear war is a difficult watch, but necessary and never more relevant!

Thank polonthephone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday and found the site very interesting, lots of great information and good that it has been preserved for all to see. The videos are a bit gory but the staff member advised us of this. Overall, good value for money

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Makes you think with the current political "unrest". Intesting and confronting. Worth a visit is you are in the area

Thank BarbaraRiekwel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

£12 adult an £11 for a concession.....sorry that's just outrageous......will be going to Discovery Point in Dundee instead.......

2  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to visit there is something for people of all ages. The areas are well set out and very well presented. My personal tip would be spend the two pound for an audio set. You will get alot of information and the set...More

Thank dcraig25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find. Very informative and interesting, could easily spend half a day with no problem. Certainly makes one think about the dangers of nuclear war.

Thank Lynda G
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