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Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Pets 1

RAF Wainfleet - The Tower

Friskney, near Skegness, Lincolnshire | UKC1178 4 Grade:
5 years


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The Tower at RAF Wainfleet offers truly unique accommodation, steeped in history with amazing views and a private hot tub.

Ground Floor:
Utility room
First Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With zip and link kingsize bed (can be 2ft 6in twin beds on request), Freeview TV and en-suite with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Second Floor:
Bedroom 2:
With zip and link kingsize bed (can be 2ft 6in twin beds on request), Freeview TV and en-suite with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Third Floor:
Kitchen/dining room:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.
Fourth Floor:
Living room:
With 42’’ Freeview TV and CD player.

Stairgate available on request. Patio with garden furniture. Hot tub (private). Private parking for 6 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). 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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  • Barbecue
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • All En-suite
    All En-suite
  • Tower
  • Hot Tubs - Private
    Hot Tubs - Private
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Unique Cottages
    Unique Cottages

Customer Comments

  • 9


    Confirmed guest, 17/02/2020
    Kitchen was disappointing when the bedrooms and en-suite were so good

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 03/02/2020
    Absolutely loved our stay. Amazing views from the top floor! This is a perfect place for a family get together with games room, hot tub and spacious rooms. A lot of stairs to climb! and a dishwasher would have been useful. Also the bedrooms would have benefitted from having a chest of drawers and/or small table.

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 12/12/2019
    We had a perfect break to celebrate my dad’s 70th. As a retired air traffic controller he loved it! Wonderful views, relaxing sofas and comfy beds

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 04/11/2019
    Fantastic building. Lots of space. Incredible views and skies from the lounge. Definitely got the Wow!’ factor. Luxury bathrooms. Very clean and well equipped. Lots of stairs (obviously!) to keep you fit. Lovely private hot tub. Pool, darts and table tennis in games room. Owners really friendly and helpful. We were there through a storm but all still warm and cosy. A very relaxing weekend :)

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 27/09/2019
    The awesomeness of staying at such a fantastic place with wonderful views far outweighs any little niggles you can find with the place. That being said it was clean, comfortable and we would totally stay there again.

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 23/09/2019
    Fantastic host ,great facilities, every thing there you could possibly need , very peaceful, stunning views and sunsets , very large hot tub , bbq , games room , just a great quirky place to stay . Loved our weekend there and would definitely recommend . Can’t wait to go back .

  • 9


    Confirmed guest, 13/09/2019
    Fantastic location, we took our bikes & cycled to Skeggy! Sunsets & sunrises make the most amazing photo opportunites. Josh (our meeter & greeter) is a diamond, going out of the way to help. Nearest shop is around 4 miles away for newspapers/provisions. Only teeny thing that would make it a 110% review, please be aware to take your own tea/coffee etc as no welcome pack is provided. We realise this isn't advertised so is in no way a black mark against the owners Ps:, you got to be fit but the views make the stairs worth while.!

  • 9


    Confirmed guest, 09/08/2019
    Views were gorgeous, the area was quiet, the owners were very pleasant and helpful. Would recommend the Tower as a excellent base. The Bateman Brewery is well worth a visit, as is Skegness.

  • 8


    Confirmed guest, 12/07/2019
    Unique location to experience. Property clean and well presented. Hot tub was a great addition. Kitchen has lots of equipment but could benefit from some more mugs/glasses. Mattresses are very soft. Would be nice to have some recycling facilities.

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2019
    Recommend it I want to live there... however my knees wouldnt stand the stairs. Absolute must go to place to stay, the views and countryside amazing, lovely to have 3 en suite bedrooms.

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 14/06/2019
    An amazing, unique and comfortable place to stay. The owners very helpful even during the terrible weather that the area suffered that week. Lots of walks locally, fantastic 360 views from the top of the tower, we were converted into hot tub users and enjoyed the helicopter. Cant endorse this place enough !

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9.5 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews collected by reevoo
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