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EDF Heysham 1 & 2

You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Heysham 1 & 2 visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link. Map:

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EDF Dungeness B

You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Dungeness B visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link. Map:

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EDF Hinkley Point B

You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Hinkley Point B visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link. Map:  

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EDF Sizewell B

Sizewell B is the UK’s only Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Sizewell B visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link. We visited the site in Summer 2016, starting in the Visitors Centre the tour started with a classroom session, before … Continue reading »

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EDF Torness

You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Torness visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link.   Map:

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First Blog Post

Welcome to my first blog post; over the past few years I’ve been lucky enough to visit a number of Nuclear sites and have put together this site to share information and photos from my visits. It’s an on-going project so I hope to be visiting and sharing many more sites with you. I hope … Continue reading »

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Nevada Test Site

Wondering where you can see blast craters from Nuclear Bomb Testing, tour a Nuclear Waste site, learn more about the United States Atomic Bomb program, and lots more all in one day and for free?  That’d be the Nevada National Security Site and they run a tour every month, departing from the National Atomic Testing Museum. … Continue reading »

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Chernobyl Museum, Kiev

If your wanting to learn more about the Chernobyl Nuclear accident and it’s effect on those who lived and worked around the area then the Chernobyl Museum in Kiev is well worth a visit. Though you may want to considering arranging for a translator or local guide as the majority of the exhibits are in Russian. They do have Audio … Continue reading »

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Strategic Missile Forces Museum

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EDF Hunterston B

Ever wanted to visit a nuclear power station? Thanks to EDF now you can, in late 2012 they opened up Hunterston B (an AGR plant built in 1976, generating 890mw) to visitors, so now you can see for real how nuclear power is produced. The informative visitors centre is open daily and certainly worth a … Continue reading »

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