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|Duxford Aerodrome (IATA: QFO, ICAO: EGSU) is located 8 nautical miles (14.8 km) south of Cambridge in the village of Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England. |
The airfield is owned jointly by the Imperial War Museum and Cambridgeshire County Council and is the site of the Imperial War Museum Duxford and the American Air Museum.
Duxford Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licenc...
|Wimpole Hall is a country house located in Cambridgeshire, England. The house, the largest house in Cambridgeshire, was begun in 1640, and its 3,000 acres of parkland and farmland are now owned by the National Trust and are regularly open to the public. Wimpole Hall's grounds were laid out and modified by landscape designers such as George London and Henry Wise (1693–1705), Charles Bridgeman ...||03/01/2006||510|
|Milton Keynes in the UK is the butt of many jokes for its concrete cows. These cows were placed in a field next to the main London-Glasgow railway line so that passengers looking out onto the new city of Milton Keynes would see cows grazing in a field as they went by.||02/23/2006||289|
|Flight pioneer Wilbur Wright was born on April 16, 1867 in this small farm house near Millville, Indiana. He was the third of seven children born to Milton Wright and Susan Catherine Koerner Wright (married in 1859). Milton was a minister in the United Brethren Church, professor of theology, editor of his church newspaper, and an elected Bishop in his church. Susan excelled in literature and sc...||07/07/2009||304|
|The Villa Diodati is a manor in Cologny close to Lake Geneva. It is most famous for having been the summer residence of Lord Byron, Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, John Polidori and others in 1816, where the basis for the classical horror stories Frankenstein and The Vampyre were laid.|
Originally called the Villa Belle Rive, Byron named it the Villa Diodati after the family that own...
|RAF Fowlmere is a former airfield in the United Kingdom. The airfield is located six miles SW of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire. |
Flying at Fowlmere originated in 1918 when the airfield was used by Royal Air Force and United States Army Air Service Aero Squadrons. After World War I ended, the hangars were all demolished along with the assorted buildings by 1923.
|Large ski and Leisure Facility in MK||01/11/2006||258|
|Gulliver's theme parks are 4 parks around England.|
Gulliver's World at Warrington, Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath, and Gulliver's Land and Gulliver's Eco-Park in Milton Keynes.
|RAF Bassingbourn is a former military airbase located in Cambridgeshire approximately 3 miles (5 km) north of Royston, Hertfordshire and 11 miles (18 km) south west of Cambridge. During World War II it served first as an RAF station and then as a bomber base of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. Now known as Bassingbourn Barracks, it functions as a Phase One recruit training base and is home to Army Tr...||05/30/2008||608|
|RAF Glatton is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located 10 miles N of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire. |
Glatton was constructed in 1943 and was assigned to the United States Army Air Force Eighth Air Force as a heavy bomber airfield. Its layout was unique in that the three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm which continued to operate in the center of the airfi...
|RAF Steeple Morden is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located 3½ miles W of Royston in Cambridgeshire. |
Between 1940 to September 1942, Steeple Morden was a grass satellite dispersal airfield used by No. 11 Squadron of RAF Bomber Command flying Vickers Wellingtons from RAF Bassingbourn.
When the airfield was turned over for American use, St...