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The Dambusters Ride

Celebrate the 100th birthday of the last Dambuster, Sqn Ldr George ‘Johnny’ Johnson DFM by taking part in the Dambusters Ride

The Dambusters Ride

The 56 or 100-mile bike rides on 15 May will take in landmarks in the east of England that are significant to 617 Squadron and to Johnny.

The 56-mile ride will start from the iconic Petwood Hotel, in Lincolnshire, home of the Dambusters, travel to RAF College Cranwell where the Dambusters completed their training, then return to the hotel. The 100-mile ride will start and finish at the Petwood Hotel and will visit RAF Scampton where the Dambusters flew from, Highfields School in Newark where Johnny taught after his service during the Second World War and RAF College Cranwell along the way.

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