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WELCOME TO 

Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre

Tattershall Thorpe, LN4 4PE

We are CLOSED to the Public
Open easter Sunday 9th April 2023

New for 2022

Home of the 97, 619, 617 (Dambusters) and 627 Squadron that flew out of RAF Woodhall Spa in the 1940s

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Wessex Helicopter

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Hodgson Hangar

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The ROSIE Award
Wednesday 17th July 2013  Thorpe Camp Visitors Centre Gets awarded the Rosie Award for allowing well behaved dogs around the Centre

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A great day out for all the family, Special Groups, Schools & Coaches

We are open from Easter Sunday, every Sunday
and Bank Holiday
1-5pm until the end of October.

Wednesdays in July and August 1-5pm
Last entry 4pm

Entrance fee £5.00 per person
Under 12s free

Serving Military with ID free




1-2 July 1940s weekend 10-5pm 2023
8-9 July Woodhall spa 1940 weekend 10-5pm 2023

Special Events

WE ARE NOW OPEN EVERY SUNDAY FROM 1PM - 5PM
UNTIL THE END OF OCTOBER 2022

 
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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 Mess, Airmen's Dining Halls and the NAAFI building, together with Ration Store, Latrines and Ablution Block.  Only the Airmen's Dining Halls, the NAAFI, Ablution Block and Ration Store are within the Centre's boundary.

The Thorpe Camp Preservation Group established the Visitor Centre in 1988 to commemorate those Airmen who flew from the airfield in World War II.

  97, 619, 617 (Dambusters) and 627 Squadrons were based at RAF Woodhall Spa.

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Civilian life in Lincolnshire in the 1940s,

Women's Land Army, Home Guard,
Prisoner of War.  The Arnhem Story,
Aircraft Models throughout the ages.

 

The history of the Air Training Corps

as well as a section on the Cold War,

WW1 Royal Flying Corps in Lincolnshire.

Cinema Room showing the history of

WW1 Aircraft and Airships

 

More information about the Centre and what it contains can be found by exploring the various parts of this website (top) or, better still, by paying a visit.

Tattershall Thorpe, LN4 4PL - B1192 Woodhall Spa to Coningsby Road 

Attractions

real
    aircraft

SPITFIRE 
TEA ROOM

GENUINE
EXHIBITS

Preserving Lincolnshire's Recent History