Aviation Heritage

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Photograph of the RAF Ingham Memorial. A stone tablet that reads "Royal Air Force Station, Ingham, To the memory of all who served at RAF Ingham (Cammeringham) 1942 to 1946). It is surrounded by flower wreaths.
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Airfields and memorials are an intrinsic part of Lincolnshire’s history. The county is famously known for its links to the RAF and aviation heritage. Visit existing and former RAF sites across the county that played a huge part during World War I and II. 

Download the West Lindsey Aviation Guide [pdf / 8.3 MB] to find out more about the area’s aviation heritage. To request a free copy email tourism.info@west-lindsey.gov.uk.

Other district aviation guides are also available across the county. To find out more or to obtain copies contact the following:

Polish Bomber Squadron Trail

Follow this driving trail to find out more about the men and women of the wartime Polish Air Force Bomber Squadrons who made Lincolnshire their home.

Polish Bomber Squadron Centre

The world’s first heritage centre dedicated to the Polish Bomber Squadrons is now open in West Lindsey. RAF Ingham Heritage Centre tells the stories of the remarkable lives and memories of the men and women (both ground and air crews) of the Polish Air Force Bomber Squadrons, who lived, worked, and flew alongside the RAF during the Second World War.  

The Main Exhibition Centre comprises of:

  • two wings, covering over 4602m of exhibition space including never seen before photographs
  • an atmospheric Polish Families Nissen Hut
  • a Mini-Cinema
  • Memorial Garden and Remembrance Garden

Visit RAF Ingham's website to find out more.