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RAF Centenary 2018

 

Lincolnshire Aviation Centre
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Call at the Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum
    • Rare aircraft at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
    • Discover the Newark Air Museum
    • Visit the historic city of Lincoln

    2018 marks the centenary of the RAF, and to remember this milestone, we’ll visit probably the most famous landmark in its history – RAF College Cranwell, as well as the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre and the Newark Air Museum, located on the former World War II airfield of RAF Winthorpe.

    Great for:

    • Great for - Battlefield
    • Great for - City
    • Great for - History


    Newark Air Museum
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Urban Hotel Grantham

    • Urban Hotel Grantham
    • Urban Hotel Grantham

    This modern and luxurious 4-star hotel features a heated indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room and spa bath. The restaurant offers both modern and traditional cuisine. The Courtyard Bar also serves meals and snacks and has a lovely outdoor terrace.

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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
    Full Day: Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

    Excursion incorporating two air heritage centres. Firstly we call at the Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum - RAF College Cranwell is probably the most famous landmark in RAF history and portrays the story of this historic site from its early days as a Royal Naval Air Service base to the present day.

    We continue on to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, a living memorial to the 55,500 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives in World War II. It holds one of the rarest aircraft, an Avro Lancaster Bomber, in it's  collection alongside many other wartime vehicles.

    Newark Air Museum
    Full Day: Lincoln and Newark Air Museum
    Excursion to discover the Newark Air Museum. Located on part of the former World War II airfield of RAF Winthorpe, aviation heritage has been part of the site  for over 45 years. We continue on to visit the historic city of Lincoln.
    Melton Mowbray
    Half Day: Melton Mowbray

    From the hotel it’s just a short excursion to the nearby, quintessential English market town of Melton Mowbray, which is renowned for its stilton cheese and pork pies. There are also plenty of places of historical interest, particularly in relation to the English Civil war when Melton Mowbray was a strong Parliamentarian garrison, with two battles being fought in the town.

    Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
    Full Day: Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

    Excursion incorporating two air heritage centres. Firstly we call at the Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum - RAF College Cranwell is probably the most famous landmark in RAF history and portrays the story of this historic site from its early days as a Royal Naval Air Service base to the present day.

    We continue on to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, a living memorial to the 55,500 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives in World War II. It holds one of the rarest aircraft, an Avro Lancaster Bomber, in it's  collection alongside many other wartime vehicles.

    Newark Air Museum
    Full Day: Lincoln and Newark Air Museum
    Excursion to discover the Newark Air Museum. Located on part of the former World War II airfield of RAF Winthorpe, aviation heritage has been part of the site  for over 45 years. We continue on to visit the historic city of Lincoln.
    Melton Mowbray
    Half Day: Melton Mowbray

    From the hotel it’s just a short excursion to the nearby, quintessential English market town of Melton Mowbray, which is renowned for its stilton cheese and pork pies. There are also plenty of places of historical interest, particularly in relation to the English Civil war when Melton Mowbray was a strong Parliamentarian garrison, with two battles being fought in the town.

    Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
    Full Day: Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

    Excursion incorporating two air heritage centres. Firstly we call at the Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum - RAF College Cranwell is probably the most famous landmark in RAF history and portrays the story of this historic site from its early days as a Royal Naval Air Service base to the present day.

    We continue on to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, a living memorial to the 55,500 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives in World War II. It holds one of the rarest aircraft, an Avro Lancaster Bomber, in it's  collection alongside many other wartime vehicles.

    Newark Air Museum
    Full Day: Lincoln and Newark Air Museum
    Excursion to discover the Newark Air Museum. Located on part of the former World War II airfield of RAF Winthorpe, aviation heritage has been part of the site  for over 45 years. We continue on to visit the historic city of Lincoln.
    Melton Mowbray
    Half Day: Melton Mowbray

    From the hotel it’s just a short excursion to the nearby, quintessential English market town of Melton Mowbray, which is renowned for its stilton cheese and pork pies. There are also plenty of places of historical interest, particularly in relation to the English Civil war when Melton Mowbray was a strong Parliamentarian garrison, with two battles being fought in the town.

    Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
    Full Day: Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

    Excursion incorporating two air heritage centres. Firstly we call at the Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum - RAF College Cranwell is probably the most famous landmark in RAF history and portrays the story of this historic site from its early days as a Royal Naval Air Service base to the present day.

    We continue on to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, a living memorial to the 55,500 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives in World War II. It holds one of the rarest aircraft, an Avro Lancaster Bomber, in it's  collection alongside many other wartime vehicles.

    Newark Air Museum
    Full Day: Lincoln and Newark Air Museum
    Excursion to discover the Newark Air Museum. Located on part of the former World War II airfield of RAF Winthorpe, aviation heritage has been part of the site  for over 45 years. We continue on to visit the historic city of Lincoln.
    Melton Mowbray
    Half Day: Melton Mowbray

    From the hotel it’s just a short excursion to the nearby, quintessential English market town of Melton Mowbray, which is renowned for its stilton cheese and pork pies. There are also plenty of places of historical interest, particularly in relation to the English Civil war when Melton Mowbray was a strong Parliamentarian garrison, with two battles being fought in the town.

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What's included

  • Return coach
  • Four nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, four evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Three included excursions
Urban Hotel Grantham

Urban Hotel Grantham

This modern and luxurious 4-star hotel features a heated indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room and spa bath. The restaurant offers both modern and traditional cuisine. The Courtyard Bar also serves meals and snacks and has a lovely outdoor terrace.

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Urban Hotel Grantham

  • Urban Hotel Grantham
  • Urban Hotel Grantham

This modern and luxurious 4-star hotel features a heated indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room and spa bath. The restaurant offers both modern and traditional cuisine. The Courtyard Bar also serves meals and snacks and has a lovely outdoor terrace.

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