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Bomber County & Home of The Dambusters

Bomber County & Home of The Dambusters

Bomber County & Home of The Dambusters

Bomber County & Home of The Dambusters

 

Don’t miss this captivating tour to Lincolnshire and ‘Bomber County,’ staying at the timelessly elegant Petwood Hotel which was once home to the famous 617 ‘Dambusters’ squadron! Discover some of the secrets behind the daring raid on the Ruhr Valley and meet the Lancaster Bomber ‘Just Jane’.

 

Please note: Government Issued Photographic ID is required for admittance to RAF Bases.

 

OUR HOTEL: The Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa

Built in 1905 by a wealthy Baroness and later home to the 617 ‘Dambusters’ Squadron, the unique Petwood Hotel boasts an amazing collection of artefacts, documents and curiosities, saved for posterity in the actual rooms where the key players planned, debriefed and relaxed. Spaces such as the Squadron Bar tell the hidden story of those who served, their bravery and what life in wartime was like. Other facilities include a restaurant, lounge, salon and gift shop. All bedrooms are en-suite and include a flatscreen TV, hairdryer, iron, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. This hotel has a lift.

Aviation Centre

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre - This excursion is all about the Lancaster Bomber, as we take you to the Aviation Heritage Centre. Meet 'Just Jane' and learn about her ongoing restoration mission to make her airworthy once more.

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Memorial

Dambusters Memorial - You will have the opportunity to pay homage at the Dambusters Memorial in Woodhall Spa.

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Bomber Command

Bomber Command - We visit the International Bomber Command Centre, a place for recognition, remembrance and appreciation of Bomber Command's vital role in protecting the freedom we enjoy today.

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Dambusters Inn

Dambusters Inn - A short visit to the Dambusters Inn, the pilots' 'local', for the chance to peruse the walls which are covered with an impressive collection of Royal Air Force WW2 memorabilia.

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RAF Coningsby

RAF Coningsby & BBMF - Experience the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor's Centre, located within the boundaries of RAF Coningsby. Our guided tour of the hangar allows you to witness the meticulous work that keeps these WW2 aircraft in the sky and, if we are lucky, witness the Memorial Flight aircraft up close!

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B=Breakfast included, D=Dinner included

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All tours on this site do include our very popular door to door service. On the day of departure, one of our small minibuses or cars will pick you up, at your door at the stipulated time and transfer you to the coach. Check on this map to see if your address is within our pick up area. PLEASE NOTE – if you do not live within our pick up area, call us and we will arrange to collect you at a mutually convenient point en-route.

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