Langham Airfield Dome Trainer, Langham

Langham Airfield Dome Trainer, Langham, Norfolk NR25 7BP View on map

Langham Dome was a state-of-the-art AA (anti-aircraft) gunnery trainer. Standing 25 ft tall and some 40 ft wide, its wartime use was as a training facility for anti-aircraft gunners in ground-to-air anti-aircraft defence. Gunners were schooled in accuracy using ground-breaking stop-frame film technology, developed in 1940, which ‘simulated’ air attacks by projecting images of enemy aircraft onto the interior walls of the Dome. Langham Dome is one of only six such WW2 gunnery trainers left in existence in 2014, although 40 were built.

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Opening Arrangements

10.30am to 4pm on following days: 1 April to 30 June. Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays; July, Tuesdays, Thursday and Sundays; August. Monday to Thursday and Sunday; 1 September to 31 October. Tuesdays and Sundays.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £5.00
  • Child: Free

Directions

Langham Dome is between the North Norfolk villages of Langham and Cockthorpe. It is 2 miles inland from the A149 coast road at Stiffkey and 5 miles from Sharrington on the A148.

Parking Spaces

15

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes