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At junction 26, take the M606/A58 exit to Bradford / Leeds

At the roundabout, take exit onto Whitehall Rd  - A58

   

VISITORS - INFORMATION

The YWE Event is held over 3 days -6th - 7th & 9th JULY  ( Fri - Sat & Sun )   Friday the 6rd  is our special open day for all local school children and their teachers for an educational visit and experience what it was like to live as part of the two great world war conflicts. We give the visiting children access to the fantastic living history displays and equipment with up close inspections of the impressive collection of military vehicles and tanks. The school visitors are encouraged to dress in period costume and to ask questions and speak to the experienced re-enactors and vehicle owners who give demonstrations and special  talks on all the items on display and help to enlighten and educate the pupils by giving them a wartime experience. This day is also open to the General public at a reduced addmission fee. Schools wishing to visit the site on our special school day may contact our general enquiries number or go straight to the Booking page to download a

School's entry form.

SCHOOLS  EDUCATIONAL  DAY  

HOW TO FIND US

PUBLIC  CAR  PARKING

The YWE Show Site offers ample

car parking with easy access from Hunsworth Lane. On arriving to the

site entrance , please follow the

parking Marshals instructions.

 

The parking area is only a short walk to the main admission kiosk.

 

The Yorkshire Wartime event Organisers cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage or expenses incurred howsoever caused, including

theft.

 

Please ensure your vehicle is safe and secure before proceeding to

the main show ground admission

kiosk entrance.

PUBLIC  CAMPING

A Public Camping Area is provided

for visitors who wish to camp with

modern tentage , caravan or motorhome.

 

Facilities are restricted to fresh water and W.C.

There are no electrical hook up

points available.

Special combined camping and show entrance admission rates are available.

 

Visitors wishing to use our camping facilities can download a booking form by clicking on the

RED BOOKING button.

 

All camping charges must be booked and paid for in advance

of the show dates.

 

LOCAL ACCOMMODATION

Visitors to the show who may need overnight accommodation may find the following links useful to a number of Local hotels offering excellent value.

download (1) Cedar Court Hotels   Four Star Hotel in Bradford Y

Clik on the links below to go to the hotel website

CLICK HERE to go to the ENTERTAINMENT page to see the Action Packed list of contents of this year's Show

FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED

The Yorkshire Wartime Experience Show Site offers a number of facilities for our disabled visitors. The site is located on farmland which

inherently has grass areas , tarmac covered  and graveled track areas. The site has various slopes and undulated areas. Wheelchairs may find some areas of the site difficult to negotiate. We do provide Disabled toilet facilities - seating areas to all refreshment points - and designated disabled car parking close to the payment kiosk entrance. It must also be noted the show has loud explosions and gun fire throughout the day.Guide dogs are welcome , although we request that all dogs must be on a leash at all times. Should you require further information

please do not hesitate to contact  KATH BURTON on the General Enquiries number.

BOOKING SPONSORS HOME   gomersalparkhotel.com

The North's Largest Military Vehicle and Re-enactment Show

The Yorkshire Wartime Experience currently holds the largest full scale re-creation of a ww1 trenching system in the North of England.The trench is very popular with visiting ww1 re-enactment groups & local schools & colleges. We currently  have 8 ww1 groups  booked in, & several local schools. We also have several original ww1 military vehicles, attending this year. The Yorkshire Wartime Experience, is the only show in the North of England, where you can see real wartime tanks, live firing there guns, in realistic battle re-enactments. We have two large scale WW1 & WW2 battles each day on a 12 acre site, incorporating its own ww2 trenching system of Allied & Axis troops which oppose each other. As well as tanks, each battle comprises, live firing artillery, mortar,  bazooka, machine gun & rifle fire. Topped off with a large pyrotechnic display. This year we are commemorating & celebrating the great WWII conflicts of The Dunkirk Evacuation and the Battle of Britain , now 75 years since these two great moments in our war time history.  Friday 3rd July is dedicated as a schools day, where local school children are invited to walk round the site & interact with many of the displays, trenches, vehicles &

re-enactment groups up close.

 

NOW THE NORTHS Largest 1940s Re-enactment & Military vehicle Show,

The Yorkshire Wartime Experience, now in it's seventh year,  is a tribute to the First & Second  World Wars, right through to more current conflicts. The show will run for 3 day's, 6th - 8th July. Held over a 58 acre site. The Yorkshire Wartime Experience has something for everyone. This year we are continuing the commemorating of the Centenary of the start of the First World War . There are special arena event's & large full-scale battle re-enactments, incorporating, several live firing ww2 tanks, armoured vehicles & artillery fire, with spectacular pyrotechnics.  50 + Re-enactment living history groups, and over 500  Military vehicles and a huge amount of armour. Large Allied & Axis re-enactment camps and the recreation of a first world war trench. In the Marquee field you will find 40 + vintage, craft & military stalls, remote controlled tanks, children's war gaming & military model painting, funfair, paintball & airsoft firing ranges, static aircraft and the BBMF Flying Display. Entertainment by Katie Mustang, The Blitz Dances, plus special guests, demostrating and teaching 1940s Dance, onsite 1940s hair dresser. Fully licenced bar & food outlets. We also have a large onsite campsite available, please contact us  for details & prices.

Special arena activities & displays inc: Saturday & Sunday - First & Second World War Battle Re-enactments, ww1 cavalry horse display, tanks in action  firepower demonstrations, Home Guard display. Come and see the biggest recreation of a first world war trench, manned by ww1 re-enactment groups and the large D-Day encampment.

AN ACTION PACKED,  EXPLOSIVE DAY OUT, FOR ALL THE FAMILY.

Gates open  10 am - 5pm  Fri - Sat & Sun

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ADMISSION PRICES

ADULT £13

CHILD ( 3 - 15yrs ) £6

Under 3yrs = FREE

Senior Citizens £8

WWII VETERANS = FREE

The Yorkshire Wartime Experience Ltd.   Company Registered Number :  09956602

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