Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

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Spilsby, Lincolnshire

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The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre is set on a World War Two bomber airfield and is home to Lancaster MkVII NX611 ‘Just Jane’ and a Mosquito night fighter. Other exhibits include our original Control Tower, Chapel, Escape Museum and Home Front displays. Our NAAFI provides hot and cold food and beverages throughout the day. We have various events throughout the year including our Air Show, 40s Dance, Bike Nights and Fireworks display with night taxy.

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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirby Airfield, SPILSBY, Lincolnshire, PE23 4DE

About The area

Discover Lincolnshire

Much of the fenland around the Wash has been drained of its marshes and reclaimed as highly productive farmland. Further north, the coastline, with its sandy beaches, has been developed to accommodate the holiday industry, with caravans, campsites and the usual seaside paraphernalia. The main resorts are Skegness, Mablethorpe, Cleethorpes and Ingoldmells. Inland, the chalky margin of the Lincolnshire Wolds offers an undulating landscape of hills and valleys, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Lincoln, the county town, is dominated by its magnificent cathedral. Most of interest in the city is in the uphill area, Steep Hill, ascending from the River Witham; the Bailgate spanned by the Newport Arch, and the Minster Yard with its medieval and Georgian architecture. Boston, on the banks of Witham, was England’s second biggest seaport in the 13th and 14th centuries, when the wool trade was at its height. There are market towns all over the county still holding weekly markets, including Barton-upon-Humber, Boston, Bourne, Brigg, Crowland, Gainsborough, Grantham, Great Grimsby, Holbeach, Horncastle, Long Sutton, Louth, Market Rasen, Scunthorpe, Sleaford, Spalding (the centre of the flower industry), and the elegant Edwardian spa resort of Woodhall Spa.

 

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