Take a trip to the fascinating Bletchley Park for an insight into the once top-secret home of the World War Two Codebreakers with a refreshing prosecco afternoon tea for two included. See where some of the smartest minds around like Alan Turing, Gordon Welchman and Bill Tutte helped turn the tide of war and discover the extraordinary achievements of the men and women who worked at Bletchley Park. A place of exceptional historical importance, Bletchley Park is also a birthplace of modern information technology and has helped shape life as we know it today. Highlights of a visit include the restored codebreaking huts, with their WW2 interiors faithfully recreated and hands-on displays in the blocks where the masterminds from the Government Code Cypher School (GC CS) cracked enemy codes. Explore the beautiful grounds and historic buildings with an interactive multimedia guide and enjoy the atmospheric soundscapes, galleries and exhibitions. Your prosecco afternoon tea will be served in the Mansion Tea Room, with a crisp glass of prosecco alongside light finger sandwiches, dainty cakes and cream scones. You'll also enjoy a selection of tea or coffee for some traditional British refreshment.
Need to Know
On arrival at Bletchley Park you'll begin in the Visitor Centre, handing over your tickets at Admissions and then on to the introductory exhibition before heading out to explore the park at your leisure. There are a number of huts open to the public as well as the Mansion, the Museum in Block B with examples of Enigma machines, a Lorenz machine and a rebuild of the Bombe machine, a 1 hour guided tour and on-site exhibitions are all included as part of your experience. Between 12.00 and 15.30 you can enjoy your afternoon tea in the Mansion Tea Room, served with a delicious glass of prosecco and your choice of tea or coffee.