Sign up for email inspiration, tips and news for your next visit to Lincoln

Hemswell Antiques Centres

Europe's largest selection of dealers at a former RAF base, offering the widest possible range of antique furniture and vintage collectables.

Set in rural Lincolnshire, just a few miles from historic Lincoln, Hemswell Antique Centres is the ideal place for a great day out. Once part of RAF Hemswell - the home of the Lancaster Bomber during the Second World War - the centres now offer a wonderful mix of antiques and collectables from bygone times.

Get away from it all and spend the day exploring the maze of rooms in each building which feature an unrivalled choice of beautiful high-quality goods. Find that rare and unusual piece to compliment any home. Who knows - you may discover that antiques bargain you’ve been searching for?

Take some time to relax and sample the delicious homemade delights from locally sourced produce. With a choice of two coffee shops, one of which is licensed, both have outside seating areas for the warmer months. So, you can enjoy your refreshments al fresco.

Former RAF Hemswell

RAF Hemswell had a lot of involvement during the Second World War with the famous Lancaster bombers stationed there. The base was a double for RAF Scampton in the 50s during the production of The Dam Busters.

There is a Bomber Command memorial placed at the side of the A631 and a larger memorial with in the antiques centre grounds.

Related Tags

Opening Hours

Open daily: 10am - 5pm.

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day (Christmas Eve & New Years’ Eve 10am - 2.30pm).

Additional Information

01427 666010
Caenby Corner Estate,
Hemswell Cliff,
DN21 5TJ