Wartime Walks

Exbury Gardens

Date: 8th Jun 2024 - 8th Jun 2024
Time: 11am and 2pm
Price: Range from £5 for members / £20 for non members including gardens admission

Join John Stanley, author of The Exbury Junkers: a World War II Mystery, on a guided walk through Exbury Gardens. John will retell the curious tale of the solitary Junkers Ju188 aircraft that flew into the heart of the allied invasion preparations on the Solent just weeks before D-Day and was shot down, crashing at Exbury.

Hear about the wartime role of Exbury House, see where the plane crashed and killed the seven young German airmen on board, and find out why novelist Nevil Shute become so intrigued by this lone German bomber and its unknown mission.

Tours will start at 11am and 2pm, lasting approximately two hours. Please meet at the Visitor Entrance, approximately 10 minutes before your preferred tour is due to depart.

£5 per person for Friends of Exbury members.

£20.00 per person for non-members – this includes admission to the gardens for a full day.


Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway Summer Lane Exbury New Forest SO45 1AZ
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