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A Visit to Greenham Common Control Tower

A visit to Greenham Common Control Tower provides an opportunity to learn about the military control tower and walk in the common around it.

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What can you do there?

You can learn about the tower, enjoys views over the common, walk around the common and view exhibitions here.

Greenham Control Tower
Greenham Control Tower

The permanent exhibition describes the history of Greenham Common. There are also testimonies to read of some of the people who lived through that history.

Greenham Control Tower

Greenham Control Tower

You can climb the steps to the observation deck to see views of what used to be one of the longest runways in Western Europe. There are real-time air-traffic control displays to explore as well.

Greenham Control Tower
Greenham Control Tower

After exploring the tower you could then take a walk around the common which is home to a variety of wildlife.

Greenham Control Tower

Greenham Control Tower
Greenham Control Tower

Greenham Control Tower
What facilities are there?

The dog friendly cafe offer hot and cold drinks and food, plus ice creams.

Greenham Control Tower
Greenham Control Tower

You can find out about upcoming events and exhibits here.

How much is it?

Greenham Control Tower is run as a charity. They do not charge an entrance fee but welcome donations.

Where is it?

Greenham Control Tower and Cafe, Burys Bank Road, Newbury, Thatcham, RG19 8BZ.

It is closed Monday and Tuesdays.

Where do you park?

There is a car park next to the Tower.

What Else?

For 10+ Family Friendly Things to do in Newbury click here.

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