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Old Barracks Visitors Centre, Heart of England and Heart of the Shires

£8 per person.

First visit of the day will be to the Depot Visitors Centre in Weedon, once known as The Royal Ordnance Depot, built as a secure place to store equipment, ammunition and weapons for use by the British Army. The Depot fulfilled its function from the Napoleonic Wars through to the end of National Service and serviced every major conflict in-between. Access to the complex was strictly controlled, and the work carried out inside was kept secret. The striking Georgian footprint of the site, with its perimeter wall, bastions, storehouses, powder magazines and gatehouses, was complete by 1810. ENTRY: FREE. After this we will head to the Heart of England Pub in Weedon for lunch before finishing the day at The Heart of the Shires shopping village set around a Victorian courtyard.

Earlier Event: October 29
Crocodiles of the World
Later Event: October 31
RAF Duxford