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Aviation Heritage
Visit Former RAF Bases and Sites of Remembrance

Explore more than 100 years of aviation across Lincolnshire

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A visit to Lincoln is the perfect base to explore Lincolnshire's rich aviation heritage with an aviation trail in and around the city and fascinating heritage sites just a short drive away.

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Cathedral Quarter

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Lincoln Cathedral

One of Europe’s finest Gothic buildings, once the tallest in the world, with stunning views from the roof and tower and intricate design inside.

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21-30 miles from Lincoln

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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre

Experience Lincolnshire's aviation heritage at close quarters with a guided tour of the RAF's heritage aircraft hangar.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

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Hemswell Antiques Centres

Europe's largest selection of dealers at a former RAF base, offering the widest possible range of antique furniture and vintage collectables.

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Lincoln Suburbs

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International Bomber Command Centre

A memorial spire, walls, peace gardens, and visitor centre that mark the service and sacrifice of World War II aircrew, ground crew and support staff that lost their lives whilst serving with Bomber Command.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

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RAF Digby Lima Sector Operations Room

Learn about RAF Digby's role in during WWII in the faithfully restored Ops Room is as it was in October 1939 prior to the Battle of Britain.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum

Discover the fascinating story of the historic Royal Air Force College Cranwell and become a pilot on the Jet Provost flight simulator.

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Lincoln Aviation Trail

Lincoln Aviation Trail

Lincoln has a rich aviation heritage stretching from the UK's early aviation history through to the present day. Explore this hidden side of Lincoln with the Aviation Trail.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln, 11-20 miles from Lincoln

North Kesteven Airfield Trail

North Kesteven Airfield Trail

Explore the Heart of Lincolnshire's aviation heritage with a trail of active RAF stations and former airfield sites.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

RAF Scampton

RAF Scampton

Explore the home of the RAF Red Arrows, visit the Scampton Airshow, and see the office of the Dambusters' Guy Gibson at RAF Scampton.

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