Lincolnshire has a long association with aviation, and is home to several airbases with great strategic importance. During this break, we include a visit to the Aviation Heritage Museum – one of the best aviation attractions in Britain, and enjoy excursions to Louth, Woodhall Spa, Lincoln, Boston and Doddington Hall and Gardens.
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
DURING YOUR STAY
Day 1 – On our way to Skegness, we enjoy a leisurely stop at the Aviation Heritage Museum, the only place in England where you can see a Lancaster Bomber, on an original wartime airfield. Later, we continue to the hotel, with time to settle in before dinner.
Day 2 – Day at leisure in resort
Day 3 – After breakfast we travel to Louth – the capital of the Wolds. This perfect little market town lies at the heart of a rich agricultural area, and has wonderful Georgian streets with many fine buildings and award-winning butchers and bakeries – Today is market day, so be sure to take advantage of the various crafts and product stalls at the centre of town. This afternoon, we head to Woodhall Spa for free time. Regarded as one of Lincolnshire’s most attractive villages, Woodhall Spa has a variety of attractions including several aviation sites associated with the 617 Squadron (the Dambusters).
Day 4 – This morning we take you to Lincoln for free time. Offering a wealth of history, the city is crowned by Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle – commissioned by William the Conqueror – they are some of Europe’s finest examples of Gothic architecture. Lincoln Castle is also home to one of only four remaining original copies of the Magna Carta! After some free time, we visit Doddington Hall for a guided tour of the Hall and Gardens.
Day 5 – After breakfast we travel to Boston, for a leisurely stop, before returning home.
Savoy Hotel ***, Skegness
Owned and run by The Underwood family since 1986, the Savoy enjoys an excellent central location, with all the seafront attractions and beach only a 2-minute stroll away.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Guided tour of Doddington Hall & Gardens
Excursions to Aviation Heritage Museum, Louth, Woodhall Spa, Lincoln & Boston
SKILLS REF: LBLW
DEPARTURE DATE DAYS FROM S/SUPP
Monday 02 July 5 £429 NIL