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RAF Wainfleet - Hurricane

Friskney, near Skegness, Lincolnshire
Grade 4 Star rating

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Pets 1
Prices are per property not per person includes a £40 booking fee.

 
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Originally used as an RAF bunker, this property offers a wonderful insight into history along with delightful, holiday accommodation.

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area:
With 42’’ Freeview TV and double sofa bed.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and 32" Freeview TV.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Patio with garden furniture. Hot tub (private). Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars.

All properties: Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with other properties on site). Games room with pool table, table tennis and darts (shared with other properties on-site). Garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue (shared with other properties on site). ½-acre grounds. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced dyke 25 yards from the properties.

These four delightful properties are nestled in the beautiful, Lincolnshire countryside and offer unique accommodation, steeped in history. Enjoy amazing views across the marsh to The Wash and onto the North Norfolk Coastline and Hunstanton from this former observation tower at RAF Wainfleet. Along with three former, above ground bunkers, there is accommodation to suit individuals as well as a large group. The Tower (ref: UKC1178) has double bedrooms on three floors with the living room located on the fourth floor, boasting stunning 360° views. Hurricane (ref: UKC1179), Lancaster (ref: UKC1180) and Spitfire (ref: UKC1181) offer comfortable, single-storey accommodation, ideal for a family holiday or a break away for friends.
Great fun for the younger ones is the additional quirky feature of the Westland Lynx helicopter, set within the grounds of RAF Wainfleet. With a double bed, mini-fridge and TV, guests can book this direct with the owner, in addition to their main accommodation, for just £35 per night.
The bombing range, which The Tower was built to observe, first came in to use in the 1890s as an army artillery range and becoming a bombing range in 1938, which is where The Dambusters practised during WWII. You can still see the ships that were used as targets until 2009.
The land and marshes around are abundant with wildlife and great for dog friendly walks. It is possible to walk along the old sea banks to Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve with its visitors centre. Inland, Friskney offers a village shop as well as the Lincolnshire Wildlife Park which is home to ten tigers amongst other wild animals. There is a pub serving good food and drink at the end of the lane and the visitors centre at Batemans Brewery is just 3 miles and away always worth a visit. The traditional seaside resort of Skegness is 8 miles away and Boston, with the famous St Botolph’s Church, which boasts an extraordinarily tall tower, known as the Boston Stump being 14 miles away. Beach 8 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 22 guests.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Bungalow
    Bungalow
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Truly Unique
    Truly Unique
  • Hot Tubs - Private
    Hot Tubs - Private
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Unique Cottages
    Unique Cottages


Customer Comments

  • 9

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    Many thanks to Will for his local knowledge & being a great host - We both really enjoyed our stay, taking full advantage of what the area has to offer, also seeing friends along the way. The quirkiness of this accommodation & the hot tub was a definite draw. We used it for a base mainly & although off the beaten track, it felt safe & secure especially for our pup 🐶. Also there’s much potential for party bookings & family get togethers, even 1940’s weekends with an open air big band etc. I have recommended this location to several friends & Colleagues, who have all shown a keen interest.


  • 10

    11/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 10/08/2018
    Great unique accommodation in fantastic location. Owners are great hosts.


  • 9

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    Many thanks to Will for his local knowledge & being a great host - We both really enjoyed our stay, taking full advantage of what the area has to offer, also seeing friends along the way. The quirkiness of this accommodation & the hot tub was a definite draw. We used it for a base mainly & although off the beaten track, it felt safe & secure especially for our pup 🐶. Also there’s much potential for party bookings & family get togethers, even 1940’s weekends with an open air big band etc. I have recommended this location to several friends & Colleagues, who have all shown a keen interest.


  • 10

    11/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 10/08/2018
    Great unique accommodation in fantastic location. Owners are great hosts.


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