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Battle of Britain 2018

County Hotel (Skegness)

5 Days Half Board by Coach

Lincolnshire has a vast aviation heritage and is renowned as the ‘Home of the Royal Air Force’. The county’s flat open countryside made it ideal for development of airfields during the Great War, and during World War II Lincolnshire became the most important home of Bomber Command.

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Combining visits to museums and trailing some of the former RAF stations in the area, our fascinating itinerary bears witness to the courage, determination and bravery of the men and women who served our country in more turbulent times.

Visits to RAF operational bases are subject to security restrictions, and visits may be withdrawn without prior notice.

Your Excursions

Full Day: Today we head for RAF Digby, an operational signals base, for a guided tour of the now restored Operations Room. This afternoon enjoy a visit to the Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby where the famous AVRO Lancaster ‘Just Jane’ is based along with an award winning collection of WWII memorabilia.

Full Day: This morning we head to Petwood House, home of 617 ‘Dambusters’ Squadron, for morning coffee before we reach Thorpe Camp, a museum dedicated to 617 Squadron, and converted from the old NAAFI of RAF Woodhall Spa. This afternoon we continue to RAF Coningsby, home of The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, which could include Spitfires, Hurricanes or the only flying Lancaster in Britain.

Full Day: This morning we visit the newly inaugurated International Bomber Command Centre overlooking the city of Lincoln. This afternoon we make our way to RAF Scampton and the little grave of Guy Gibson’s dog who died on the night of the Dambuster raid.

County Hotel, Skegness

County Hotel, Skegness

This elegant 1930’s hotel stands proudly on Skegness North Parade promenade, a level walk to all amenities.

★★ (Visit Britain) • Lounge bar, restaurant • En-suite bedrooms • Free Wi-Fi available • Full breakfast and three course evening dinner plus tea or coffee • Two nights entertainment • Lift

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Departure Date Tour Ref Days Adult (from) Available Seats Rooms Sole Occupancy
Book NowMon 7 May, 2018 SKC5 184 5 £349.00 10 + £28.00 Book Now
Book NowMon 24 Sep, 2018 SKC5 191 5 £359.00 10 + £28.00 Book Now

Everything
Included...

  • Free local joining points
  • Collect Coach Miles™
  • All coach travel
  • Reserved seats on tour coaches
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Hotel accomodation and board as stated
  • No single room supplement
  • Excursions/itinerary as stated
  • Admission fees and entertainment if stated
  • Complete luggage handling
  • Price-Back Insurance Offer

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