Visit to Tattershall Castle (NT) and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Museum

In the morning relive the atmosphere of a World War Two bomber airfield at the Lincolnshire Avition Heritage Museum near Spilsby. See one of only three working Lancaster bombers worldwide. There is not a wide choice of food outlets on this outing but hot and cold meals are available in the NAAFI. Please indicate on the form if you intend to buy a meal.

Museum’s Website: www.lincsaviation.co.uk

In the afternoon we explore the moated, red-brick, Tattershall Castle (NT) built by Ralph Cromwell, Lord Treasurer of England, in the 15th century. NB: there are six floors and no lifts.

Tattershall Castle on NT Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tattershall-castle

We should also have time to visit the neighbouring Holy Trinity Church with its fine medieval stained-glass windows. Light refreshments will be available at the Church.

Date & Timings:  Saturday, 14th June 2012
Depart from Melton Mowbray at 9am.  Arrive at Aviation Heritage Centre at approx. 11am. Arrive at Tattershall Castle 2pm
Depart from Tattershall Castle at 5pm. Arrive at Melton Mowbray at approximately 6.30 pm

DEPARTURE AND ARRIVAL WILL BE FROM/AT THE MELTON & DISTRICT INDOOR BOWLS CLUB, LEICESTER ROAD, MELTON MOWBRAY (NEAR B&Q DIY STORE). PLEASE INDICATE ON BOOKING FORM IF YOU REQUIRE PICK UP FROM WILTON ROAD CAR PARK.

Cost: £18.50 per person (£13.50 for NT members)
Includes coach travel, parking, gratuity to driver and access to Aviation Heritage Centre and Tattershall Castle.
Non-Society members will be charged an additional £1 to secure temporary membership of the Society.

Booking Instructions: To reserve a place on the outing please return the completed booking form to the organizer with the full amount payable – cheques made out to the Melton Mowbray & District Historical Society – by 27th June. Please enclose a stamp addressed envelope or an e-mail address so that receipt of your reservation may be acknowledged. Payments for reservations cancelled within 2 weeks of the outing may be partially refunded provided entrance tickets have not been purchased. NT members will be required to produce their membership cards.

Organizer: Alan Fox, 61 Main Street Kirby Bellars, Melton Mowbray, Leics, LE14 2EA. Tel 01664 813574

The Society can accept no responsibility for accidents, loss of property, etc. of those participating in the Society’s events

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