Dorchester ROC, Dorset

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“The ROC would have been responsible for giving the UK public the infamous "four-minute warning" and monitoring any possible fallout from a nuclear attack.”

Underground Naval HQ & Communications Centre, Portland, Dorset

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“A long walk, a climb, evading CCTV and regular patrols, this kind of explore really puts your stealth skills to the test.”

Portland Underground Hospital, Dorset

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“We finally had a bit of luck getting in to the second tunnel. The bars on the gate had been bent and there was enough room for us to squeeze through”

Burlington Bunker, under RAF Corsham, Wiltshire

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“Under the Corsham Cotswalds approximately eighty feet below ground, and around a kilometer in length lies the UK's largest underground bunker and for sixty years one of the best kept secrets in modern MOD history”

West Lulworth ROC, Lulworth, Dorset

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“Hoping we'd found "a minter" we soon found that the door at the bottom of the hatch had been previously kicked in and anything of any interest that was there, gone.”

RAF Chilmark, Underground Ammunition Bunker, Wiltshire

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“This place was definitely a nice surprise. The underground was in really good condition with a lot of nice features. One of the nicest underground ammo stores I've ever seen”

Underground Fuel Storage Bunkers, Poole, Dorset

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“Rather wet in the entrance and got even wetter inside. Flooded in fact. We opened the large heavy door and was greeting by a nice long passageway”

Farleigh Down Tunnel, Batheaston, Wiltshire

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“The tunnel was linked to the Monkton Farleigh Central Ammunition Depot approximately 1 mile away. Ammunition would be brought to the railway sidings, loaded in to carts and sorted in the yard below ground.”

WW2 Underground Shelter, Poole, Dorset

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“No one bats an eyelid as we uncover the man hole and start descending into the depths of Poole Town Centre.”

Clutton Hill ROC, Somerset

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“Driving along an incredibly icy road the TomTom bleeped as we approached another ROC, a sound that I'm now used to hearing on every car journey”

Portland ROTOR Bunker, Dorset

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“The entrance tunnel, gently sloping into the bunker is breath-taking and by far the most incredible feature of the ROTOR.”