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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre

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Fabulous Visit

It was just wonderful to see the aircraft up close, I had only ever seen them on TV before. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angus, United Kingdom
Brilliant afternoon.

We visited recently and it was a most enjoyable and memorable experience . The guide was wonderful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John M
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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“raf coningsby”(36 reviews)
A partnership between the Royal Air Force and Lincolnshire County Council provides public access to the home of the RAF Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight at RAF Coningsby. The RAF BBMF hangar is located within the boundaries of RAF Coningsby and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Dogdyke Road, Coningsby LN4 4SY, England
+44 1522 782040
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All reviews guided tour lancaster bomber raf coningsby knowledgeable guide taking off knew his stuff aviation enthusiast his knowledge well worth a visit viewing area minute tour small museum well stocked gift shop personal stories on display fantastic visit two hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was just wonderful to see the aircraft up close, I had only ever seen them on TV before. They are being so carefully looked after for future generations to see and enjoy. Our guide was very informative and added lots of stories about the...More

Thank redrose59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited recently and it was a most enjoyable and memorable experience . The guide was wonderful and the planes fantastic. One of the best visitor attractions in the country in my humble opinion.

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great tour with Terry our guide, great to see so many of these beautiful iconic aircraft being looked after so well by the RAF. Terry was knowledgeable and shared lots of facts and stories about each of the aircraft. If you like historic aircraft...More

1  Thank 825grahamh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fascinating place with a guided (by Dave) tour of the hangar containing a Dakota, huge Lancaster, 2 Spitfires, Chipmunk & others. It took over 90 minutes, so for him to tell us all about each aircraft with photos as well as free details...More

Thank Meryl R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kevin Lawry ex Vulcan Pilot, showed us round in a very relaxed and informative manner. So much detail regarding each aircraft with photos and articles to back up his commentary. Well worth the effort to travel over from Lancahire. He was also interested that I...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a must see for anyone interested in either war or war time aeroplanes The guides are very well informed and interesting to listen to. The highlight is of course the Lancaster - what a plane!

Thank Lyndsay K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The guide took time taking us round the planes. There was a large group of french tourists and he was respectful and considerate of both their interpreters and the english speaking folks on the tour. His knowledge of the planes and war time involvment was...More

Thank 73piper
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Home of the Battle of Britain flight with the Lancaster tacking centre spot but there are many other iconic aircraft on display . Access to the main entrance building is free but it is well worth paying for the hangar guided tour as the people...More

Thank becl322018
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

What a amazing opportunity to see these planes. As air display season finished they were all there. We had a very informative guide who took us round explaining all the planes to us there little foibles etc. He made the tour very interesting. I have...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The tour was closed when we visited but we still had an amazing time. It was a great experience seeing the Lancaster leave. We will definitely be returning next time we are in the area for the tour.

Thank Sarah s
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Dee S
27 October 2018|
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Response from becl322018 | Reviewed this property |
I took loads of photos whilst touring the hangar without a problem.
Wendy K
7 August 2018|
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Response from Malc S | Reviewed this property |
It's in a secure RAF base so I don't think so, they may allow guide dogs
Lynne B
6 June 2018|
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Response from Emmall90 | Reviewed this property |
They are open weekdays 10am-5pm and closed on Saturday and Sunday.