Stockport Air Raid Shelters

Carmel Smickersgill, Tours & Activities Editor
Air Raid Shelter Explorer Tour
Flecky Bennett Productions

One of the surviving left overs from our violent past. Stockport Air Raid Shelters are a mile long underground system of Air Raid Shelters. Built in South Manchester to protect the residents during World War II.

 

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Opening Hours

  • Tuesday1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Thursday1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Friday1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturday10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday11:00am - 5:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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