The history of the New Brighton Palace Tunnels is an intriguing story that is unveiled when Hidden Wirral Tours Presents.. Secret Underground WW2 Tunnels of New Brighton.
The tunnels are said to date back to over 200 years, to the times of the wreckers and smugglers and were later redeveloped when the Palace was built. Used as a munitions factory during WW2, it later became a nightclub known as The Creep Inn.
Fancy viewing the tunnels yourself? Well now is your chance to take part in a special historic tour and gain exclusive access to visit these old factory rooms. You will have the opportunity to visit inside the Secret Munitions Tunnels and former Air Raid Shelter, while a local Historian fascinates you with the history behind the tunnels. Visitors will also get to see the Top Secret Munitions room that operated throughout the Second World War that had remained hidden away from public viewing until recently.
This historic tour will learn you about The D-Day Connection, bomb damage to New Brighton, evacuation and shelters, war memorabilia, the air raid bunker & sirens and so much more.
The tour has a capacity of 15 people per tour, with the duration approximately one hour. Tickets are priced at £7.50 per person and is suitable for children.
The experience is for all to enjoy, for further information and tickets visit www.hiddenwirral.org