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Foulness bike ride

A very different way to raise money for charity whilst cycling around this very pretty place. A bit... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Rickytrips1234
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Essex, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very interesting

Foulness museum is accesd by first of all stopping at the checkpoint and putting your name and Reg... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Jimpendrigh
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A very different way to raise money for charity whilst cycling around this very pretty place. A bit strange in places as not many people like there.

Thank Rickytrips1234
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Foulness museum is accesd by first of all stopping at the checkpoint and putting your name and Reg number in the book and obtaining a pass to the island . Do not stray if the designated route otherwise the police will be visiting you pretty...More

2  Thank Jimpendrigh
Reviewed 6 July 2018

To gain access to the museum it is necessary to pass the security gate at Landwick. When we went it was a hot day and it was necessary to queue in order for the staff to take down every detail of our existence. Very irritating....More

1  Thank terryfisher42
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Rare chance to visit here as the place open once a month (every first Sunday of the month). Not much to see. But good experience to tell your friend about the story

Thank KFKelvinNg
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Heritage Museum has artefacts and histories of the people who have lived and died on the island. The delicious sandwiches and cakes are home made, you can eat them in a very pleasant garden. The tractor ride is good fun, the guides are friendly...More

1  Thank janandgary2014
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Open for 8 or 9 half-days per year, we joined the lengthy queue to get our obligatory pass before being allowed onto the island. Finally the barrier was raised and we drove on to the Area 51 of Essex. It all looks very normal..... farmland...More

2  Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Aided by wonderful weather to enjoy tea and excellent home made cake, we enjoyed our visit to Foulness Island Museum. Staffed, run and loved by keen volunteers who are conversant with the area and all that has taken place on the island over the years....More

2  Thank JenniferMBarry
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I had the pleasure of visiting the museum a while ago.i have a family connection to the island and was thrilled to see a picture of my relative on show. i would highly recommend a visit to anyone visiting the island. museum is open only...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Foulness island is the last post before you fall into the North Sea . It was and still is a military establishment as you will see after you've signed in at hone gate house and given your name address to the guard . He will...More

Thank Jimpendrigh
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to visit heritage centre with an opportunity to have refreshments including home made cakes. Also tractor ride to have an opportunity to explore this beautiful island. I am lucky because I am privilege to be living on this beautiful place

3  Thank Frances G
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Sheila B
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No there is no need to book. However the museum is only open one Sunday in the month. You need to phone up on the front gate at foulness (sorry don't have the number). Hope that helps you.
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Honey C
20 February 2017|
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Response from Jimpendrigh | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can't leave the main road as this is still MOD property and they test fire large guns here and is a restricted area . You are watched by cctv where ever you go and if you go of course you will soon be seeing the... More
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