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RAF Harrowbeer Airfield

Buckland Monachorum, England
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Nice place for a quick walk.

We visit here quite frequently when we want a quick walk. A bit of history mixed with ponies and... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Rob P
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
Interesting Historically and a Beautiful Spot

Walk the dogs here after visiting the Veterinary. It's a lovely area to stroll around. At the same... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Michael F
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Princetown, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We visit here quite frequently when we want a quick walk. A bit of history mixed with ponies and sheep. The dartmoor ponies are smelly, curious and cautious at the same time, they are friendly enough to approach you but are easily spooked, I wouldn't...More

1  Thank Rob P
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Walk the dogs here after visiting the Veterinary. It's a lovely area to stroll around. At the same time musing about it's history as an RAF aerodrome during WW2. The cafe used to be the Control Tower and has a small museum of interesting artifacts.

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Not only a great place to walk, there is history attached. Great to see what used to be a WW2 aero drone. No planes now but plenty of sheep, ponies and cattle. Well worth a visit.

2  Thank Annie P
Reviewed 12 August 2016

My drone flight over RAF Harrowbeer, ex RAF airfield from the Second World War, near the village of Yelverton, near Plymouth in Devon England

1  Thank Kilo_Romeo
Reviewed 22 April 2015

A great piece of open land to let the dog run free, but with a bit of history to, you can still make out the aerodrome and the bunkers where the planes parked up. Close to Yelverton lots of parking, I see their having a...More

2  Thank TheAdmiralLondon
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I was staying in meavy just down the road, and someone suggested I went here to walk my pup berry. The tearoom is a little dated and old fashioned but the service was excellent and the cream tea was enjoyed by both of us. I...More

1  Thank Liz D
Reviewed 17 February 2013

amazing piece of history and a very well maintained airstrip ,lovely for family picnics ,walking dogs etc

1  Thank tracy k
Reviewed 1 June 2011

Interesting place a few hundred metres from Yelverton shops and church. Before you go look at the RAF Harrowbeer website via Google and also the excellent Google Earth pictures which show the layout and runways. This WWII fighter aerodrome was built hastily after the devastation...More

1  Thank Jannerbloke
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
There are a few photos on the 'rafharrowbeer, this site also gives indicators to other archive material.
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