Skip to Content

This cache has been archived.

geohatter: As the owner has not responded to my previous log requesting that they check this cache I am archiving it.

If you wish to email me please send your email via my profile (click on my name) and quote the cache name and number.

Volunteer UK Reviewer -
UK Geocaching Information & Resources Knowledge Books


W.A.R.G(Aviation & Wall of Fame)

A cache by nivekpenrith Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 5/22/2006
2 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!


How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

THis a farm track which sometimes is in use for dumping cans etc

To be able to do this cache you must first do the others
Starting with:
Wingless Birds and Castles Multi
Where Boats can't go
War Aircraft Recovery Group
Harmer Hill
Cramp Twins 1 & 2
Junction 12 Reservoir 1 & 2
Cotsford Multi
Blists this House
Apley Castle
Apley Lake
Somewhere in the series is a first to find pin. Apart from the first Caches you will need to go in order to save yourself time and money. I make no apologise for the amount of traveling involved. All caches are reasonably close to other caches. For those of you who want to be the first to complete the series there is a monetary voucher for First to Find and Second to Find to help with the cost of the petrol.(just to add another dimension to the series)In the series i have used Micro's except for the first and last cache all are off the ground unless clues are given otherwise. there are 4 nano micros, 6 new micro's i've never used. 2 35mm and of course a pine cone (i've still got one left)
The above co-ordinates are for the Museum. Take some time to have a look around if you go into the control tower building and up the stairs you will find the restaurant where service is sometimes slow because of the number of people but the value for money you will be hard pressed to beat and you get great views of the aircraft (I’m trying hard to persuade the curator to allow me to turn one of the full size replica planes into a TB as they take them to exhibitions as well),
The micro is just outside the airfield

Wartime Aircraft Recovery Group Aviation Museum
(An Unofficial Guide)
What's Here:
During World War Two, Sleap was a Bomber Command training base. From January 1944 it was used to train glider pilots for the airborne assaults of D-Day and Arnhem. Through the co-operation of the Shropshire Aero Club, the Wartime Aircraft Recovery Group operates a museum on the site. This all-volunteer group investigates crash sites and recovers and displays artifacts as a memorial to pilots that gave their lives operating in the Shropshire area during World War II. The displays include a number of aero engines, and a reconstruction of an airfield Flight Office.
Sleap Aerodrome, south west of Wem, Shropshire. Wem is on the B5476 north of Shrewsbury, and Sleap can be reached from a 'C' road off the B5476.
Opening Hours:
Open every Second and Fourth Sunday in the month from May to October. Other times by prior arrangement.
No information.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Uvqr oruvaq fbzr Ivarf

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



24 Logged Visits

Found it 12     Didn't find it 2     Write note 1     Archive 2     Needs Archived 1     Unarchive 1     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Enable Listing 1     Publish Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 1     Owner Maintenance 1     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 7 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.