Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall at War Museum

Unofficial Museum Guide
 

Key Facts

Location:
Camelford, Cornwall
SatNav: Region:
PL32 9YF Devon & Cornwall
Country:
United Kingdom
Admission:
Public
Category: Only Aviation:
General No
Aircraft Exhibits: Status:
circa. 2 Open

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What’s Here

First opened to the public in the summer of 2007, the museum covers the history of RAF Davidstow Moor 1942-1945, and also the RAF, Army and Navy in Cornwall. It has exhibits displaying the home front, the Davidstow/Falklands exercise in 1982, and has a film show running throughout the day and guided tours of the airfield by arrangement. An ‘official opening’ was later staged on 14 June 2008.

Directions

On the C-class road close to the junction of the A39 from Wadebridge and the A395 from Launceston, north of Camelford, north Cornwall. The actual museum is located mid-way between the factory and the airfield itself.

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Visiting

Opening Hours:

Open Wednesday to Sunday April to June and October, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm; every day July to September, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm; closed Mondays and Tuesdays in April-June and October-November. Also open daily during all school holidays, Easter to November, and on Bank Holidays. Closed during the winter.

Admission:

See official website for details.

Amenities:

No information.

List of Aircraft Exhibits

Displayed I.D. Aircraft Type Real Identity Condition Status
XK627 de Havilland Vampire T.11 XK627 Cockpit Displayed
XG831 Fairey Gannet ECM.6 XG831 Complete Displayed

More Information

Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall at War Museum, Nottler Park, Davidstow, Camelford, Cornwall, PL32 9YF. Tel: 0779 9194918. website: Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall at War Museum.

Official opening

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