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Luxury Traveller - Dambusters & Lincolnshire

A 5 Day Escorted Coach Holiday to Lincolnshire with Johnsons Coaches

Sun 7 - Thu 11 Aug 2022 A 5 Day Escorted Coach Holiday to Lincolnshire with Johnsons Coaches Staying at The Petwood Hotel, Woodall Spa

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Sunday 7th August to Thursday 11th August 2022

 

Luxury Traveller Tour

Stay at the home of the Dambusters - The Petwood Hotel. Set in the charming village of Woodhall Spa in the heart of Lincolnshire, the hotel features original oak pannelling, 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 ll listed, but it is as the Officers' Mess of the legendary RAF 617 'Dambusters' Squadron in WWll, 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 Country' heritage, historic towns and villages and the historic city of Lincoln.

 

Look What's Included:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom

  • Fully reclining seats with calf supports

  • Complimentary on boad hot and cold drinks

  • Free WiFi and USB charging points

  • Complimentary gift bag

  • 4 nights half board

  • Welcome drinks reception

  • Cream Tea

  • Admissions to the National Cival War Centre in Newark

  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitors Centre & Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

  • Bomber Command Centre

 

 

Not Included: All lunches.

 

 

 

 

Sunday

En-route to our hotel we visit the National Civil War Centre in Newark - the only museum in the UK dedicated to telling the complete story of the 17th century British Civil Wars - explore fabulous galleries that take you on a journey through this amazing period of our history. From here we continue to our hotel for our 4-night stay.

Monday

We visit the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre, where you can view the exhibitions and enjoy a guided tour of the hangar where these historic aeroplanes are meticulously maintained. Next we visit the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, where you can experience the atmosphere of the bomber 'Just Jane' (Taxi Runs are not included)

Tuesday

Enjoy an excursion 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 a 'Stump.' Continue 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.

Wednesday

Our 'Aviation Heritage' theme continues today with a visit to the Bomber Command Centre - a world class facility that serves as a point of recognition and rememberance for Bomber Command. In the afternoon 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.

Thursday

After breakfast we visit the delightful village of Woodhall Spa with its Dambuster's connections and its unique Kinema in the Woods before departing homewards.

Your Hotel

 

3* The Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa

Situated within beautiful gardens and grounds on the edge of the delightful village of Woodhall Spa, this lovely, characterful and historic 3-star hotel has 53 bedrooms, restaurant, bar & leisure facilities which include croquet on the lawn, a snooker room and beauty treatments.

Mobility Grade: 3 - Isolated steps through with lift access to most rooms.

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

Sun 7 - Thu 11 Aug 2022

Luxury Traveller

4 Nights

£705

 

Departs 8:30am

Returns 6:00pm

 

Supplements

Single Room: £48

Holiday insurance: £31

 

Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain, payable at time of booking. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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