Lincolnshire’s Lincoln Castle and the International Bomber Command Centre have been added to the Visit England Attraction Accolades A List.
Caroline Ward, Visitor Experience Manager at Lincoln Castle, said she was over the moon to receive the accolade. “Our team of staff and volunteers work hard to ensure that everyone receives the best experience at Lincoln Castle.
“In what has been a challenging 18 months, we’ve offered a warm welcome and a reassuring smile to everyone that has walked through the castle’s gates. We look forward to welcoming more visitors and continuing to share the fascinating history of this magnificent site,” shee said.
The 11th-century castle turned tourist hotspot is now gearing up to welcome tens of thousands of visitors over the festive period for the Lincoln Christmas Market, followed by their magical Lincoln Castle Illuminated event.
Angie Clay, Visitor Experience Manager for Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Visitor Centre, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled that the work the team have put in over the last 18 months to make a trip to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre special has been recognised with this award.
Located within the boundaries of RAF Coningsby, just north of Boston, the attraction allows visitors to immerse themselves in Lincolnshire’s aviation heritage and provides a rare and unique opportunity to see historic wartime aircraft up-close.