The Red Arrows...officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team is the aerobatics display team of the Royal Air Force. Formerly based at RAF Scampton, in May 2020 it was announced that the Red Arrows would be relocated to nearby RAF Waddington. However, the Red Arrows continue to use airspace above RAF Scampton for their training and at Broxholme we have a ringside seat as the Team practice their manoeuvres in the sky overhead.
The historic City of Lincoln...the county town of Lincolnshire, is one of the finest historic cities in Britain. It lies on the River Witham and is dominated by its magnificent hilltop cathedral, one of the largest in England. A masterpiece of Anglo-Norman architecture, Lincoln Cathedral was started in 1088 and is one of the most visited cathedrals in England. Lincoln has the famous Steep Hill (proving Lincolnshire is not all flat) leading to Castle Square. The Castle built by William the Conqueror houses two iconic and rare documents, the Charter of the Forest 1225 alongside Magna Carta 1215. Nearby is the Collection Museum. More attractions include Art Galleries, a Farmer's Market and river cruises to name a few.
City of Lincoln - 8 miles
WWII Bomber Command....The International Bomber Command Centre just outside Lincoln is a World-Class facility acknowledging the efforts of Bomber Command During WWII. Lincoln has been chosen for the site as it provides a central point for all 27 bases that earned Lincolnshire the title of ‘Bomber County’.
International Bomber Command Centre - 9 miles
Gainsborough...has the Old Hall, one of the biggest and best-preserved medieval manor houses in England. It is also on the River Trent which is tidal as far as here. It boasts a tidal bore, the Aegir. The River Trent and Gainsborough are thought to be the inspiration for the fictional town of St Ogg’s in George Eliot’s ‘Mill on the Floss’.
Gainsborough - 12 miles
Hemswell...Antiques fans will love the huge centre situated on the old RAF station at Hemswell. The historic buildings are filled with antiquities of all kinds and there are eating facilities there too.
Hemswell Antiques Centre - 12 miles
Newark on Trent... is one of the most interesting and attractive market towns on the River Trent. The town is steeped in history, with a picturesque old ruined castle overlooking the river, a large cobbled market square and a wealth of fine old buildings. River cruises during spring and summer.
Newark - 22 miles
Doddington Hall...a family-owned and run Historic House with fabulous gardens, award-winning Farm Shop, Country Clothing & Home Interiors store, Café, Coffee Shop & Restaurant, Giant Bike Shop. Doddington Hall stands today exactly as it was built with its walled gardens, gatehouse and family church. The elegant Georgian interior contains a fascinating collection of pictures, textiles, porcelain and furniture that reflect four centuries of unbroken family occupation.
Doddington Hall & Gardens - 6.9 miles
Bransby Horses...Founded in 1968 by Mr Peter Hunt, Bransby Horses is one of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities dedicated to improving the lives of horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. The Lincolnshire based equine charity is home to more than 300 horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. The charity has a Visitor Centre, a café and miles of walkways to enjoy.
Bransby Horses - 2.4 miles