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Army Flying Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting

Army Flying Museum, Kentsboro, Stockbridge SO20 8FB, UK


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About Army Flying Museum

The Army Flying Museum is located beside the Army Air Corps Centre in Middle Wallop, close to Andover in Hampshire. The museum is about the history of flying in the British Army, from the Balloon sections of the Royal Engineers, through the establishment of the Royal Flying Corps in 1912 and Air Observation Post Squadrons. It contains flight simulators, an outdoor play park with interactive aviation-themed play pieces, and a control tower based on that at Middle Wallop.

Attractions Near Army Flying Museum

Hawk Conservancy Trust
Hawk Conservancy Trust6.44km from Army Flying Museum

The Hawk Conservancy Trust is an award winning visitor centre and conservation charity that has worked for many years in the fields of conservation, education, rehabilitation and research of birds of prey. You will witness some of the most spectacular flying displays in the UK, as well as having the opportunity to meet an owl. It is also the site of the National Bird of Prey Hospital, a veterinary hospital that takes in injured birds of prey

Houghton Lodge Gardens
Houghton Lodge Gardens7.4km from Army Flying Museum

It is a family home that has been described by visitors as ‘a little piece of heaven’ with gardens that provide colour and delight throughout the seasons. The Grade II* listed formal and informal gardens surround the UK's best surviving example of an 18th Century Cottage Orné. It is idyllically set above the tranquil waters of the River Test.

Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm
Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm9.59km from Army Flying Museum

Cholderton Rare Rare Breeds Farm is Rare Breeds Survival Trust registered Farm, offering a quality day out for all ages and interests! With so many gorgeous animals for you to meet, most of which are fine examples of British Rare Breeds. Down on The Farm you will find: Sheep, Cows, Pigs, Goats, Ponies, a Donkey, Alpacas, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Peacocks, Chickens, Ducks, Geese & more.

National Trust - Mottisfont
National Trust - Mottisfont12.58km from Army Flying Museum

Mottisfont is a historical priory, garden, and country estate in Hampshire, managed by the National Trust. The site includes the historic house museum which features regularly changing art exhibitions, gardens, including a walled rose garden which is home to the National Collection of ancestral species and 19th-century rose cultivars, and a riverside walk. It is a Grade I listed building.

Woodhenge15.52km from Army Flying Museum

Woodhenge is a Neolithic henge and timber circle monument near Stonehenge. It is part of the UNESCO Stonehenge World Heritage Site in Wiltshire, 2 miles north-east of Stonehenge. Woodhenge was identified from an aerial photograph taken by Squadron Leader Gilbert Insall, VC, in 1926, during the same period that an aerial archaeology survey of Wessex.

Durrington Walls ‘Superhenge’
Durrington Walls ‘Superhenge’15.72km from Army Flying Museum

Durrington Walls is the site of a large Neolithic settlement and later henge enclosure located in the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in England. It lies 2 miles north-east of Stonehenge in the parish of Durrington, just north of Amesbury. The henge is the second-largest Late Neolithic palisaded enclosure known in the United Kingdom, after Hindwell in Wales.

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