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Scotland's Secret Bunker

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Address: Troywood, Crail, Scotland
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+44 1333 310301
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Scotland's best kept secret.... Until now!

Hidden beneath an innocent...

Scotland's best kept secret.... Until now!

Hidden beneath an innocent Scottish farmhouse lies Scotland's Secret Bunker. A 450 foot tunnel leads you to the blast proof doors which defend 24,000 square feet of secret accommodation which was built to help safeguard Scotland during the Cold War in the event of a nuclear attack.

The Secret Bunker lies 100 feet underground and is the size of two football pitches, one on top of the other so there is plenty of exploring to do! Come and discover how Scotland would have been governed from the depths of Fife and how they would have survived a nuclear attack from the most deadly bombs!

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Secret Bunker Ssssshhhh

Ideal for a wet days as all underground, two levels underground. 15mins from St Andrews on country road, well hidden but signposts. We were there over an hour and visited the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lisa B
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ideal for a wet days as all underground, two levels underground. 15mins from St Andrews on country road, well hidden but signposts. We were there over an hour and visited the underground bunker cafe. It was like they had all just left yesterday, very James Bond, well old style. Audio tour available but lots of information signage.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This step back in time exceeded all expectations. The place gives the impression that the military personnel had just left. About 30 metres underground with two levels one on top of the other and each about the size of a football pitch. Not at all claustrophobic but well lit and warm. Cafe ( free wi-fi ) deep underground and toilet... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We pitched up here one rainy day, with nothing else to do... A wonderful insight into the cold war, the effects of nuclear war - and the prospect of what might lie ahead. The exhibitions are well presented and informative. Be aware that the 45 minute film running in the cinema is not for children, and not for the faint... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fascinating piece of history and really like stepping back in time. Well worth the visit. Audio guide is worth it too.

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Thank SMNewport
West Lothian
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit off the beaten track but well worth a visit especially if exploring the Fife Coastal route. Only 4 miles inland from Anstruther it is well signposted. On approach along the single track road from the main road is what would pass as a farmhouse all alone, that is except for the ex military vehicles parked up outside. These... More 

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Thank CRK29
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scotlands secret bunker is a very unique and informative attraction. I'd recommend a visit if you are in the area. The memorabilia is varied across different decades and is really interesting to see. The bunker is well preserved and had good information about the use and need for it across its use. tickets are pricey but worthwhile in my opinion,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting collection of memorabilia in an atmospheric setting. The entry price isn't cheap given that it will take you around 30-60 minutes to see it all. They have an audio guide and guide book, both extra cost, but I think it would be brought to life much more if there were actors on site to bring the stories to... More 

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A well done museum that captures the atmosphere and reality of the cold war times. A sobering experience to see what was deemed necessary to "protect" the operation of the state in the event of nuclear war. A useful audio guide helps make sense of what you are seeing and provides context. Just the scale of the place is indicative... More 

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Leven, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely not I was expecting, it was a whole new experience underground! Well worth a visit and intriguing Would highly recommend

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped during our tour of scotland as my son is interested in anything to do with the war. It was a little pricey but once inside they had made each room as real to life as possible. We were also allowed to take our dog in as long as they like cats which i was very surprised at. It... More 

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