Discovering Lincoln, Red Arrows & the Dambusters

Discovering Lincoln, Red Arrows & the Dambusters

4 day break to Lincolnshire, staying at 3* The Olde Barn Hotel, Marston


4 day break to Lincolnshire, staying at 3* The Olde Barn Hotel, Marston

This is a 4 day break to Lincolnshire,

staying at 3* The Olde Barn Hotel, Marston


The charming and rustic, Olde Barn Hotel is set in the beautiful countryside of Grantham in the heart of England. Comfortably furnished and tastefully decorated rooms, atmospheric restaurant, contemporary bar, comfortable lounge and Health Club make The Olde Barn a perfect choice when visiting the many cultural sites and attractions of the area.


Included in your holiday price:

  • En-suite room

  • Breakfast & 3 course evening meals

  • Executive coach travel throughout

  • Entrance to International Bomber Command Centre

  • Entrance to RAF Scampton Ethos & Heritage Centre - photo I.D. is required on the day to allow entry

  • Entrance to Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

  • Porterage

  • Door to door transfer (within 10 miles of Hailsham)
        - a charge may apply if not within our free pick up area.

Day 1

We depart for Lincoln making comfort stops en-route including a suitable lunch stop. Arriving at 3* The Olde Barn Hotel, Marston late afternoon.


Day 2

This morning we visit the International Bomber Command Centre, a world-class facility to serve as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for Bomber Command. Providing the most comprehensive record of the Command in the world, the IBCC ensures that generations to come can learn of their vital role in protecting the freedom we enjoy today.

Enjoy some free time in Lincoln this afternoon.


Day 3

Today we visit RAF Scampton Ethos & Heritage Centre. RAF Scampton is renowned as the former home of the famous World War II Dambusters 617 squadron. However, Scampton was established in 1916 during World War One. Originally known as Brattleby, the station was created as part of the nascent air defence of the country against the Zeppelin threat and simultaneously played host to an air training element. It is also home to the Mobile Meteorological Unit and to the world famous Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (The Red Arrows).

We then visit Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, based on a 1940's RAF Lancaster Bomber airfield.


Day 4

We depart the Hotel after breakfast, making comfort stops en-route and a suitable lunch stop. Arriving back in East Sussex late afternoon.


FB=Full Breakfast, EM=Evening Meal


Room Amenities

  • Flatscreen TV

  • Hairdryer

  • Ironing Facility

  • Tea/Coffee Making Facility

Hotel Amenities

  • Swimming Pool

  • Sauna & Steam room

  • Fitness Centre

  • Lift



Electric Scooters/Wheelchairs

L.J. Edwards can take a maximum of 2 electric scooters/wheelchairs per short break, these must be for clients with a Blue Badge and Public Liability Scooter Insurance (subject to hotel agreement). L.J. Edwards accept no liability for any accident, loss of damage to the guest or their mobility scooter on a Short Break, or when the scooter/wheelchair is stored in the coach luggage compartment. The individual is responsible for ensuring they are capable of safely operating their mobility scooter and for the security of their mobility scooter during their holiday.

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