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Royal Air Force Museum

Lysander Ave, Cosford, Shifnal TF11 8UP, UK

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About Royal Air Force Museum

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, located in Cosford in Shropshire, is a museum dedicated to the history of aviation and the Royal Air Force in particular. The huge site houses over 70 aircraft and a host of exhibitions and features, including the Cold War exhibition. It also includes restaurant, shop hands on gallery, simulator and 4D experience.


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White Ladies Priory4.47km from Royal Air Force Museum

White Ladies Priory was a convent of Augustinian canonesses founded in the late 12th century, dedicated to St Leonard. After an uneventful history it was closed in 1536, in the early stages of the Dissolution of the Monasteries. By 1587 the site of the priory had passed to a branch of the Giffard family, and a timber-framed manor house was built adjoining the priory ruins.

Weston Park5.61km from Royal Air Force Museum

Weston Park is a historic house and garden located on the Staffordshire and Shropshire border.  The 40-hectare park has a wading pool, beach, miniature train, and cycle track. Other facilities include a playground with a climbing net and swings, picnic tables, electric barbeques, public toilets, an adventure playground, a miniature train, and a fixed orienteering course.  It is now in the care of the trustees of the Weston Park Foundation. The house retains its art collection with over 30,000 ob

Boscobel House and The Royal Oak5.77km from Royal Air Force Museum

Boscobel House and its Royal Oak tree became famous as hiding places of King Charles II after defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651.  It has been, at various times, a farmhouse, a hunting lodge, and a holiday home; but it is most famous for its role in the escape of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester in 1651. Today it is managed by English Heritage.

Chillington Hall7.74km from Royal Air Force Museum

Chillington Hall is an enchanting 18th century house, it is a product of two differing Georgian styles. It is the residence of the Giffard family. The Grade I listed house was designed by Francis Smith in 1724 and John Soane in 1785. The park and lake were landscaped by Capability Brown. There are a number of Grade II and Grade II* listed structures on the estate. The Grade II* listed dovecote and stable block were on the Buildings at Risk Register but were removed in 2009 following repair work.

Telford Town Park9.03km from Royal Air Force Museum

Telford Town Park is a park and Local Nature Reserve in Telford in Shropshire. In 2015, it was voted "UK's Best Park" in the inaugural public competition organised by Fields in Trust.  The 450 acre Telford Town Park is the ideal destination for a relaxing family day out. There are safe play areas for youngsters of all ages, nature trails, sites of special scientific interest, sports pitches, a lakeside amphitheatre and several beautiful gardens.

Wonderland Telford9.16km from Royal Air Force Museum

Wonderland is a fairytale adventure park for families with young children in Telford, Shropshire. The park has a big indoor soft play area plus a number of other children's fairground rides and attractions including Teddys train, Crazy Caterpillar, the White Rabbit, Tea cups, crazy golf, Dinosaur Valley, Wonderland maze, Winter Wonderland Christmas Village, walks through woodland and panning for gems. Caters for birthday parties.

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Shropshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. It is bordered by Wales to the west and the English counties of Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, Worcestershire to the southeast, and Herefordshire to the south.