Tangmere Military & Aviation Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Tangmere Military & Aviation Museum
The Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is a museum located on the former site of RAF Tangmere, West Sussex. Its exhibits depicting 70 years of military aviation in Sussex, with special emphasis on the RAF at Tangmere and the air war over southern England from 1939 to 1945. Many aerospace exhibits covering the First World War to the Cold War are on display including fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and aircraft engines.
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1.54km from Tangmere Military & Aviation Museum
Boxgrove Priory is a ruined priory in the village of Boxgrove in Sussex. It was founded in the 12th century. In a beautiful setting at the foot of the South Downs, the principal remains include a fine two-storey guest house, roofless but standing to its full height at the gable ends. The priory church became Boxgrove’s parish church after the Suppression of the Monasteries and is still in use.
3.31km from Tangmere Military & Aviation Museum
Goodwood is a traditional country estate of 12,000 acres. Its natural beauty, set amongst rolling Downland and legendary hospitality are perfect reasons to visit Chichester. It has drawn people to it throughout three centuries of ownership by the Dukes of Richmond. The house and its grounds are the site of the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed, whilst elsewhere on the estate the Goodwood Circuit motorsport track at Chichester/Goodwood Airport hosts the annual Goodwood Revival, and the airfield
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Denmans is a superb 20th century garden of about 1.5 ha, planted for all year interest. It was once the food production part of the Denmans Estate, started as a market garden in 1946 under the ownership of Joyce Robinson and her husband who grew vegetables and cut flowers for the Covent Garden Market in London. Mrs. Robinson began gardening and writing about plants for her own pleasure in the 1950’s and became an extremely knowledgeable plantswoman, on par with Margery Fish and Beth Chatto thou
4.39km from Tangmere Military & Aviation Museum
Priory Park is a public park in Chichester, West Sussex, England. The park has a rich heritage and is bordered by the medieval city walls to the north and east which are built upon the original Roman foundations. The park contains Chichester Castle and the Guildhall. The park has also played host to county cricket matches, holding its first first-class match in 1852 when Sussex played an All-England Eleven.
Fontwell Park Racing & Events
4.4km from Tangmere Military & Aviation Museum
Fontwell Park Racecourse offers thrilling jump racing and exciting events throughout the year, as well as being a popular venue for private hire. The hurdles track was a normal shape, but the steeplechase course was laid out in a figure of eight shape to use the space on the site. The first meeting took place on 21 May 1924. The grandstand and the weighing room were built with thatched roofs. The opening race was won by Gem, the 5/4 favourite Gem, ridden by jockey Fred Rees.
Pallant House Gallery
4.62km from Tangmere Military & Aviation Museum
Pallant House Gallery in Chichester is a leading UK museum that stimulates new ways of thinking about British art from 1900 to now. It houses one of the best collections of Modern British art in the country - all within the distinctive setting of an 18th century townhouse and a 21st century gallery. In 2002 the Gallery received a collection of 18th century Bow porcelain, donated by Geoffrey Freeman. It was donated the collection to the Holburne Museum Museum as part of a deaccession programme ap
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