Stockport’s intriguing network of underground tunnels offers visitors unparalleled insight into life in 1940s wartime Britain.

When the Shelters opened in 1939 with room for 3,850 people, they were the largest purpose built civilian shelters in the country.

An audio-guide, information panels and authentically recreated settings illustrate the extent of Stockport’s air raid precautions for life on the home front.