Armoured Vehicles, Bovington Camp, DorsetBovington Camp is home to the Royal Armoured Corp and its training grounds, thus giving new meanings to Thomas Hardy's description of the surrounding country side as the 'Blasted Heath'.

It was here that T.E. Lawrence, (Lawrence of Arabia) served as a simple private in the Royal Armoured Corp.  He died in a motorcycle accident  whilst travelling to his home at nearby Moreton.

Bovington is also home to The Tank Museum houses the world's largest and finest collection of Armoured Fighting Vehicles from unique World War 1 tanks to the latest main battle tank of the British Army The Museum has a collection of almost 300 vehicles from over 26 countries

 

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