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Dambusters & Lincolnshire Heritage

Sunday 10th to Thursday 14th October 2021 - Staying in Woodhall spa, regarded as one of Lincolnshire's most attractive villages. With its Second World War association with the RAF 617 Squadron, makes it the perfect base for this 5 day break. From £519pp

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Staying in Woodhall Spa one of the most memorable places to stay in Lincolnshire, home to the famous Dambusters and Edwardian gentry.  Spend a day in Lincoln, a cathedral city with free time in both Boston & Spalding.  Including a visit to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitors Centre.

 

The Petwood Hotel (Woodhall Spa)***

Stay at the home of the Dambusters - The Petwood Hotel is set in the charming village of Woodhall Spa in the heart of Lincolnshire, the hotel features original oak panelling, a beautifully carved oak staircase, 30 acres of stunning grounds including gardens designed by the eminent landscape architect Harold Peto which, following their restoration, are now Grade II listed, but it is as the Officers’ Mess of the legendary RAF 617 ‘Dambusters’ Squadron in WWII, that the Petwood is best known and the Squadron Bar is steeped in history and hosts a range of memorabilia and tributes.  The hotel is the perfect base to explore ‘Bomber County’ heritage, historic towns and villages, the county’s coast and the historic city of Lincoln.

 

Holiday includes:

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast

  • Entrance to The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitors Centre

  • Day to explore Lincoln

  • Free time in Spalding

  • Free time in Boston

  • Travel by Tally Ho Pullman Coach

  • Accompanied by our Tour Manager

 

£519 per person based on two sharing twin/double room

First 4 singles £48pp supplement

 

Your nearest pick-up point.

 

 

Sunday 10th October

We travel to our hotel in Lincolnshire, arriving with time to settle into our rooms before our evening meal is served.

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Monday 11th October

After a leisurely breakfast enjoy a relaxing morning, take a look at the hotel's beautiful gardens and grounds or walk into the delightful village of Woodhall Spa with its Dambuster's connections and its unique Kinema in the Woods. This afternoon we make the short journey to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre. Enjoy exhibitions and an enlightening guided tour of the hangar where these historic aeroplanes are meticulously maintained. Returning to our hotel for our evening meal.

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Tuesday 12th October

Today we travel to the heart of the dramatic fenland to a gem of a market town, Boston, which is immersed in history and dominated by its 14th century St Botolph's Church whose high tower is locally known as 'The Stump'. Followed by an afternoon visit to Spalding, famous as the centre of the UK flower industry, with its elegant Georgian terraces and tree-lined river walks, and visit the Springfield's Outlet Shopping Centre and award-winning Festival Gardens.

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Wednesday 13th Oct

After breakfast we head to the historic city of Lincoln, whose cathedral towers majestically overlook the city and its many other historic attractions including a Norman castle and charming medieval and Georgian houses. Spend the day enjoying this historic City, before returning to our hotel to enjoy our last evening of our stay.

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Thursday 14th Oct

After a full English breakfast, we return home to Devon.

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D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Others Other pick up points are available
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Car Park by Library
Plymouth 1 Plymouth Derry's Cross
Plymouth 2 Plymouth George P & R
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre
Totnes 7 Stars 2 Totnes 7 Stars opp. Morrisons
Totnes KEVICC Totnes KEVICC
Wembury Wembury Odd Wheel Pub

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Tally Ho Coaches Ltd

Station Yard Industrial Estate
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1ES

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