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A hidden gem

Wow. This place has something for all the family. The exhibits are interesting, but it's the staff... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
bruv789
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Spalding, United Kingdom
A moving experience

I visited Thorpe Camp because my uncle flew from there in a Lancaster in October 1942. I was most... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
janeofarrell
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Alford, United Kingdom
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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
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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All reviews woodhall spa civilian life two hours run by volunteers well worth a visit three hours cold war knowledgeable volunteers numerous displays unexpected gem varied collection delicious home made cakes bomber boys small entrance fee piece of cake model aircraft driving past
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Wow. This place has something for all the family. The exhibits are interesting, but it's the staff and volunteers that make the experience one not to miss. Friendly, knowledgeable and super child friendly. I want to go back and even my children ages 8-14 want...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bruv789
ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi bruv789 We are glad you enjoyed your visit Thank you for taking the time to post a review Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

Reviewed 23 October 2018

I visited Thorpe Camp because my uncle flew from there in a Lancaster in October 1942. I was most impressed with the standard of care that has been taken to build a museum with a 'human touch' where there are exhibits to interest all, focussing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank janeofarrell
ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi janeofarrell Thank you for taking the time to post a review Glade you liked Thorpe Camp Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Amazing place to visit, so much effort has gone into keeping the memories of yesteryear alive for the younger generations to learn about.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie S
ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Julie S Thank you for taking the time to post a review Glade you liked Thorpe Camp Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

What a great place to visit love all the old world war history the place as to offer will be going again

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mrbarns
ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi mrbarns Thank you for taking the time to post a review Glade you liked Thorpe Camp Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Lovely little place with a nice little cafe well worth a visit although it's not really what my wife normally likes she did enjoy most off the exhibits ,always nice to see the amount of effort that goes into keeping the memories alive many thanks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gracecrosby73
ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi gracecrosby73 Thank you for taking the time to post a review Glade you liked Thorpe Camp Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Such a wonderful and very informative attraction. I have never seen a Lightening up close so this was a delight for me as an Aircraft Engineer. It is a beautiful piece of British engineering. The exhibits were laid out and gave a fascinating insight to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi David Thank you for taking the time to post a review Glade you liked Thorpe Camp Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

Reviewed 14 September 2018

We found out about this place as we were driving past but it was closed. Found out it was staffed by volunteers and open Sundays and bank holidays so we returned on Sunday. It is the former officers accommodation for Woodhall Spa WW11 airfield now...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Hi Lorri Thank you for taking the time to post a review Glade you liked Thorpe Camp Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

Reviewed 12 September 2018

A fascinating insight into the world of aviation of the past. You need a full day to take it all in. You can’t help getting emotional when you read the stories and heroics of the people who went through the war years,many of whom sadly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Hi Bec Thank you for taking the time to post a review Glade you liked Thorpe Camp Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

Reviewed 4 September 2018

We visited at about 3pm - this was far too late! The attraction is open 1pm-5pm Wednesdays, Sundays and bank holidays. We mistakenly thought that meant there wouldn't be much to see and therefore didn't allow ourselves sufficient time. There are several huts, all with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheWonderfulWanderer
ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi TheWonderfulWanderer Thank you for taking the time to post a review Glade you liked Thorpe Camp Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Marvellous! So much history and information. Didnt allow ourselves enough time! Staff keen and very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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ThorpeCampVC, Guest Relations Manager at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi B A B Thank you for taking the time to post a review Glade you liked Thorpe Camp Regards The Thorpe Camp Team

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roger w
10 October 2018|
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Response from TheWonderfulWanderer | Reviewed this property |
Hi Roger, it was £4 per person (worth every penny). Parking was free. If this is your area of interest, the Dambusters Memorial is a few minutes drive away at Woodhall Spa, and you can park there for 2 hours for free.
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wozzer1969
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Hi we are a dog friendly site Dogs of all types are allowed so long as they are kept on a lead. Regards The Thorpe Camp Team
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