Guided history walk around RAF Kenley’s airfield, Aug 20

RAF Kenley, with its two runways, photographed from the air more than 50 years ago. Next week’s guided walk is on the anniversary of the worst day for Luftwaffe raids during the 1940 Battle of Britain

The Kenley Revival Project invites you to join them for a walk and talk around Kenley Airfield on August 20.

Learn some stories of the airfield you may not already know.

“This weekend is the anniversary of the Hardest Day at Kenley, join us in remembering,” they say.

Led by the Kenley Revival project manager, learn about RAF Kenley’s significant Battle of Britain history and hear about the conservation, preservation and restoration of one of Britain’s finest examples of “Impermanent Architecture”.

The event is outdoors and therefore suitable clothing must be worn. Surfaces may be uneven and slippery. The route will be a mixture of surfaced path and grass and therefore suitable footwear must be worn. The route is approximately two miles.

There is no parking available on site and we would encourage you to travel by public transport. Limited parking is available on Hayes Lane which is closest to the RAF Kenley Tribute where the walk will commence.

There are no toilet or refreshment facilities available.

The walk is free. To book your place, click here.

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