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Lincoln Aviation Heritage

  • Lincolnshire Aviation Museum, East Kirkby ©Stuart Render

  • Lincolnshire Aviation Museum, East Kirkby ©Stuart Render

  • International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC), Lincolnshire - Inside the exhibition (02) © IBCC

    International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC), Lincolnshire - Inside the exhibition
4 day tour
From £245 per person - minimum 20 passengers

Get ready for ‘take off’ on this tour which celebrates the aviation heritage of Lincoln. We travel to RAF Scampton to hear about the famous Dambusters wartime raid and today’s RAF Red Arrows and then continue on to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. The next day we spend time at the recently opened International Bomber Command Centre, and then have free time to explore the city.


Dates throughout 2022 & 2023

Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Travel to your hotel

Day 2

RAF Scampton Heritage Centre and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

RAF Scampton is home to the Red Arrows and the base of 617 Squadron, the ‘Dambusters’. We visit the Heritage Centre that tells the remarkable story of Squadron Leader Guy Gibson. There may also be an opportunity to sit in a replica Red Arrows Hawk aircraft. In the afternoon we travel to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Museum, home to one of only three remaining Avro Lancaster bombers.

RAF Scampton have a therefore have a strict photo ID policy. Nationality and full names are required prior to arrival. All bags must be left on the coach and plastic bags are provided for valuables. No photography is allowed.

Day 3

International Bomber Command Centre & Lincoln

This morning we visit the newly opened International Bomber Command Centre, a world-class facility acknowledging the efforts, sacrifices and commitments of the men and women who came together in Bomber Command during WWII. Enjoy a guided tour of the Peace Garden and Memorial Spire and Wall, and then spend time in the Chadwick Centre to learn more through the interactive galleries and exhibitions. There is a large café onsite for lunch – pre-booked lunches are available at a supplement. We finish our tour with an afternoon in the historic city of Lincoln where you admire the beauty of Lincoln Cathedral, a fine example of English Gothic architecture.

Day 4

Return home

Suggested Hotel – Inspected by Greatdays staff April 2018

Holiday Inn Lincoln ***

This hotel is located along the vibrant waterfront and is around a 10-15 minute stroll to the shops, cathedral and castle (steep hills and cobbled streets along the way). The hotel has 98 well appointed rooms with modern amenities. There is a large and public bar area and restaurant. Coaches can drop off near the hotel, parking is available off-site and is chargeable.

Dates 4 days / 3 nights
2022 dates From £245.00 per person
2023 dates From £247.00 per person

Single room supplement available upon request.

All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place for a coach driver or group organiser in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at

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