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Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre

Tattershall LN4 4PE, England
+44 7581 351327
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Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre

The Centre was formally part of RAF Woodhall Spa. When the RAF vacated the site it was taken over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pbtravel589
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London, United Kingdom
A lot bigger than expected

A varied collection of exhibits all connected with the RAF or life in Lincolnshire during both... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
p22017
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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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“woodhall spa”(16 reviews)
“three hours”(7 reviews)
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The centre was formerly part of No.1 Communal Site, RAF Woodhall Spa, and was Built in 1940 with a planned life span of only 10 years!. The site included the Officers and Sergeants Messes, Airmen's Dining Halls and the NAAFI building, together with...more
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"woodhall spa"
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"two hours"
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"knowledgeable volunteers"
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"well worth a visit"
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"piece of cake"
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"model aircraft"
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"small site"
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"unexpected gem"
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"world war"
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"interesting displays"
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"cakes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Centre was formally part of RAF Woodhall Spa. When the RAF vacated the site it was taken over by squatters and also used by the rural district council for temporary housing until early 1960. The site became derelict and overgrown by 1987 when t...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A varied collection of exhibits all connected with the RAF or life in Lincolnshire during both World Wars. All displayed in original buildings on the airfield. A must-see visit for anyone remotely interested in, particularly, the Second World War and the Dambusters, this site is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this camp on Sunday 22nd April. Excellent visit, staff were very helpful and full of information. The personal records of airman based at Woodhall Spa were very poignant and made very interesting reading. We only had a cup of tea but it went...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a very interesting afternoon at this small museum. The collections are thoughtfully grouped together and are very informative. This is a museum that will delight the connoisseur of RAF history as there are many unique recollections of various conflicts and operations recorded by the...More

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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi scires2016 Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review glad you enjoyed your time Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Thorpe Camp with our 7 year old son and we all loved it. The staff were very helpful and truly dedicated. They were incredibly attentive with our son...he had the opportunity to do a quiz which gained him a lovely silver certicate...very proud...More

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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi shelcobb We are glad you enjoyed you visit Thank you for taking the time to post a review Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Spent a couple of hours here on the way to the Bomber Command Centre and it was great. Could have done with at least 3 hours as there was lots to see. Lovingly restored by the volunteers who have done an excellent job keeping this...More

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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hello Carl D Thank you very much for posting a review its is appreciated. Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I visited here on my way to the new Bomber Command Memorial. This place is a real gem absolutely full of interesting and inspirational material, along with volunteers who go above and beyond to make you feel welcome and answer all questions. The individual areas...More

Thank Chel C
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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hello CH We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. perhaps we will see you again sometime. Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Finding RAF Metheringham shut on the Bank Holiday, I decided to visit Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre (old RAF Woodhall). Kindly directed where to park on arrival, due to the weather much of the ground was very boggy, it cost me the princely sum of £4...More

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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post such a comprehensive review. Just a note The mention of the name of Guy Gibsons dog is part of our history and it would be inaccurate to say any other name. Given in the context of it...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

A small but well presented museum that has numerous fascinating exhibits lies hidden away in Tattershall. Run entirely by volunteers and only usually open to the public on Sundays this museum is genuinely worth seeking out for a visit. We went to view its latest...More

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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hello Jako117 Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was advised to come and have a look at this place if I was into WW2 history. Sure enough I drove past and realised where I was, it's the old Woodhall Spa airfield buildings. I never figured out why its called Thorpe Camp rather...More

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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Thankyou very much for posting such a comprehensive review Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

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