Useful Links

Resources on Winston Churchill

Blenheim Palace

The birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a World Heritage Site hosting events, hospitality and catering and family activities spread across a world famous estate.

Blenheim Palace

Bletchley Park

Today Bletchley Park is a heritage site and vibrant tourist attraction. Open daily, visitors can explore some of the iconic WW2 Codebreaking Huts and Blocks and marvel at the astonishing achievements of the Codebreakers whose work is said to have helped shorten the war by two years.

Bletchley Park

Churchill Centre & Societies

The mission of The Churchill Centre is to foster leadership, statesmanship, vision, courage and boldness among democratic and freedom loving peoples worldwide, through the thoughts, words, works and deeds of Winston Spencer Churchill.

Churchill Centre & Societies

The Churchill War Rooms

From 1939 to 1945, a group of basement offices in Whitehall served as the nerve centre of Britain’s war effort. Known as the Cabinet War Rooms, the complex was occupied by leading government ministers, military strategists and Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Today, the site is open to visitors.

Churchill War Rooms

Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy

The Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy is a non-partisan, charitable organization that honours the life of Sir Winston Churchill by facilitating education, discussion and debate about Canada’s parliamentary democracy.

CSAPD

The Havengore

On 30 January 1965 Havengore carried Sir Winston Churchill on his last journey by water along the River Thames from Tower Pier to Festival Pier during his State Funeral. Today the vessel is open for events.

The Havengore

The National Churchill Museum

The National Churchill Museum champions the work and legacy of Churchill and is based in Missouri, USA.

The National Churchill Museum


Other Resources

Archives Hub

A national gateway to descriptions of archives in UK universities and colleges.

Archives Hub

Cambridge University History Faculty

Journey into History, an interactive site for school and college students, teachers and those wishing to study history.

Cambridge University History Faculty

Cambridge University Library

The official Cambridge University Library website.

Cambridge University Library

Cambridge for All

Cambridge university and working with the public.

Cambridge Public Engagement

Churchill Archive for Schools

The Churchill Archive for Schools provides an expanding range of classroom-ready resources, specially written and developed by leading history educators to engage and excite as well as inform and challenge. Based around four broad topics in British and world history, Churchill Archive for Schools also offers teachers and students an accessible entry-point to the Churchill Archive.

Churchill Archive for Schools

Imperial War Museum

Discovering the history of modern war at the Imperial War Museum.

Imperial War Museum

Institute of Historical Research

The Institute of Historical Research is a resource and meeting place for researchers globally. Their range of services promote excellence within historical research, as well as events, conferencing, training and consultancy.

Institute of Historical Research

Janus

A webserver holding catalogues of archives and manuscripts held in Cambridge, including at Churchill Archives Centre.

Janus

The National Archives

The National Archives is the official archive and publisher for the UK government, and for England and Wales. The National Archives are the guardians of some of Britain's most iconic national documents, dating back over 1,000 years.

The National Archives

National Maritime Museum

As the world's largest maritime museum, The NMM is filled with inspirational stories of discovery and adventure at sea.

National Maritime Museum

The Second World War Experience Centre

The mission of the Second World War Experience Centre is simple: To collect and encourage access to the surviving testimony of men and women who lived through the years of the Second World War - and to ensure that different audiences share and learn from the personal recollections preserved in the collection.

The WW2 Experience Centre

Internet for Archives

How to find and manage archive material and resources using the Internet.

Internet for Archival Research

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Supporting travelling fellowships and bursaries for the benefit of British education and research.

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust