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Lincoln Aviation Heritage – NEW GROUP TOUR

  • Lincolnshire Aviation Museum, East Kirkby ©Stuart Render

    Lincoln
  • Lincolnshire Aviation Museum, East Kirkby ©Stuart Render

    Lincoln
  • Lincoln Cathedral ©VisitEngland / Lincoln county council

    Dambusters Exterior view of the Lincoln Cathedral and its towers. Landscape surrounding the Cathedral in view.
  • International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC), Lincolnshire - Inside the exhibition (02) © IBCC

    International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC), Lincolnshire - Inside the exhibition
4 day tour
From £170 per person - minimum 25 passengers

Get ready for ‘take off’ on this new 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 Lincoln’s newest attraction, the International Bomber Command Centre, and then have free time to explore the city.


Dates

Sunday 19th May 2019; Sunday 15th September 2019


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’s also 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.

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

Ramada Hotel, Grantham ***

This charming rustic hotel is situated in the tranquil Lincolnshire countryside. Friendly staff and excellent food await at the restaurant and bar and there is a health club with gym, pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Each of the tastefully decorated bedrooms comes with en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, TV and tea and coffee making facilities. On-site coach parking is available and the hotel has a lift.


4 day tour
Sunday 19th May 2019 from £170 per person
Sunday 15th September 2019 from £170 per person

Single supplement available on request

­­All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place in a single room both are based on a minimum 25 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. Picture is for illustrative purposes only.

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