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History Of RAF Defford Walk18jan11:00 am1:00 pm11:00 am - 1:00 pm Croome National Trust, Near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 9DW, UKWorcester


History Of RAF Defford Walk

A walk through Croome Park reveals the way in which RAF Defford changed the 18th century landscape created by Lancelot ”Capability” Brown. Along the way, there are stories of an extraordinary airfield waiting to be told.

This secret airbase was where Radar was put into the aircraft of the Telecommunications Research Establishment (TRE) and tested and developed to help win the war.

Walking round the various points will give the walker an idea of the scale of the operation. Led by an RAF Defford Museum Volunteer telling stories of the various sites around the airfield and the grounds.

The walk will take approximately 2 hours, starting and finishing at the museum with the opportunity to visit the National Trust museum afterwards.


18th January 2024 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Croome National Trust

Near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 9DW, UK

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