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Scotland's Secret Bunker

Troywood, Crail, Scotland
+44 1333 310301
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Unique and intriguing

A friendly welcome and surprisingly dog friendly (although they have a resident cat! So dogs must... read more

Reviewed yesterday
annerory
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
via mobile
Visit with my grandson.

Interesting place with lots to amuse a teenager. I wouldn't rely on it as a place to eat but the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kate R
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Blairgowrie, 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%
  • Terrible6%
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“audio guide” (69 reviews)
“nuclear war” (55 reviews)
“worth a visit” (39 reviews)
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Troywood, Crail, Scotland
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+44 1333 310301
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A friendly welcome and surprisingly dog friendly (although they have a resident cat! So dogs must be on leads and behave). Interesting points on cold war history...shame there is limited information on private areas/current use (after all, it is decommissioned? ). Even with younger children...it...More

Thank annerory
Reviewed yesterday

Interesting place with lots to amuse a teenager. I wouldn't rely on it as a place to eat but the cafe is fine for a drink and a cake.

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the secret bunker today with my boys aged 10 and 8. It is quite out of the way and I don't think it would be very easy to get to without a car. From Livingston it was about 1 hour and 30 mins drive....More

Thank Karlyn B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This bunker was decommissioned in 1995 , but makes a great museum, with informative films. Dogs were allowed, which was great for us. There were many artefacts and audio tours to help. Scary reminder of nuclear power, as it also had pictures and films of...More

Thank 168orchard1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting, great exhibits, the film War Games is worth watching throughout and really brings home the reality of the horrors of nuclear war.

Thank ScottishBordersKaren
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled a fair distance to this today and we were not disappointed! Staff very friendly, boy aged 7 had a ball, teenager aged 16 enjoyed it, very interesting and informative. Was advised that the film was a little bit graphic, personally i dont think...More

Thank Kimberley W
Reviewed 1 week ago

To look back at what was going on as we got on with our day to day lives was facinating. Learning about the harrowing experiences if there was a neucular explosion was heart wrenching and educational. The movie they show in the cinema, where we...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really interesting and informative visit. The is a cold war underground bunker turned into a museum. The museum is as the bunker was in operation from he 1950's to 1990's. Lots of original equipment and information along with an old BBC film of what...More

1  Thank Baldrick1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the secret bunker and our party ranged from aged 69 to age 3. Reasonably priced entry for the attraction and plenty of parking. Small gift shop and cafe on site but cafe quite expensive! The secret bunker itself was quite amazing, with...More

1  Thank Teri S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a great half day at this museum. Open 10-5pm til October. Was £12 for adults and £8 for 4-16 yrs. under 3 go for free but there are a lot of stairs so it's not very pram friendly and it isn't very interesting for...More

1  Thank Geog_nut_821
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