Lincolnshire... 'Bomber County'
Lincolnshire is often considered the spiritual home of military aviation in the UK, playing a vital role in WWI and WWII. Local airfields were bases for the famous wartime squadrons and now offer visitors the chance to relive those memories. This rich heritage coupled with the beauty of the Lincolnshire Wolds and coastline make for an unforgettable experience.
Lincolnshire Wolds and coastline • Battle of Britain Visitor Centre • RAF Digby
Day 1 Travel to the hotel in Lincolnshire.
Day 2 Morning visit to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre at RAF Coningsby, for a guided tour. Later attend the Down Memory Lane cinema show. Relive cinema as it was in its heyday with vintage clips, classic adverts and sing-a-long films. It may also be possible to include a Dam Busters presentation at the famous Petwood Hotel. (Extra cost would apply, please contact us for details).
Day 3 Spend some time in the historic cathedral city of Lincoln for sightseeing before heading to RAF Digby and its Lima Sector operations room. The only one of its type left in the country and now fully restored from original artefacts found on site. There are several rooms telling the story of Digbys role in the Battle of Britain and beyond.
Day 4 A day to explore Lincolnshires pretty coastline. Places such as Skegness, Mablethorpe and Cleethorpes are classic holiday destinations but this area is also famed for its nature and birdlife. The aviation theme can be extended by visiting the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. (Extra cost applies.)
Day 5 Homeward journey.
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Best Western Kenwick Park Hotel, Louth
The Kenwick Park Hotel has a magnificent setting in over 300 acres of grounds and its own golf course. It provides the perfect base for exploring the delights of Lincolnshire.
• 3 star • 34 bedrooms
• No lift but some ground floor rooms
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• 4 nights half board in Lincolnshire with:
Tea/coffee on arrival
Full English breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
• Tour of BBMF Visitor Centre
• Down Memory Lane cinema show
• Special tour of RAF Digby
While we offer a very wide range of destinations it is impossible to feature everything here. If you cannot see what you are looking for please contact us to discuss your requirements.