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Lincoln - Tourist Information

We have listed some of the most popular and interisting places to visit in and around Lincoln.

View the Magna Carta at the Lincoln Castle / Cathedral

Known as the very first charter designed to restrict the amount of power a king had, while maintaining the rights of the individual. During the demands for peace at Runnyede in 1215, King John agreed to the barons’ demands and it was at that time that multiple copies of the Magna Carta were made and sealed. They were sent to sherrifs, cathedrals, and other religious houses located throughout England. The copy on display at the Lincoln Castle is one of the four known original copies to have survived, making it a very unique piece of documentation to see.

Lincoln Cathedral

Experience the history of the Lincoln Castle

Situated not very far from the Lincoln Cathedral, the Lincoln Castle provides guests with a unique look into the history of the City of Lincoln as well as the many uses the castle served throughout the years. This destination offers guests the chance to experience the castles history with one of its many free guided tours, or one of the many events that may be scheduled during the time of year that you plan to visit. The castle also offers magnificent views of the city, its cathedral and the surrounding countryside making it the perfect place to experience all that the historic city has to offer.

Lincoln Castle

Enjoy a walking tour of the Lincoln Cathedral Quarter

While it can be fun to explore the city on your own, there is a good chance that you will actually miss out on learning about some of the hidden history that may not be visible to the eye. A walking tour of the Cathedral quarter gives visitors a look into the true history of this city, which includes its architecture, industry, and some interesting stories of those who have lived there throughout the years. Tours are led by qualified Green Badge Guides, ensuring you will get the most out of your visit to this historic city.

Experience art at the Lincoln Art Works gallery

If a chance to experience, and even purchase, an unusual work of art is more your speed, then you will not want to miss the Lincoln Art Works. It is an independently owned art gallery whose goal is to provide guests with a lively and vibrant space in which to experience the art. Who knows you may just find a piece or two that you just can’t live without, allowing you to bring a bit of your holiday in Lincoln home with you to experience for many years to come.

These are just a few of the many sites to see in Lincoln and its surrounding areas. Whether you stay for a weekend holiday, a week or longer, you may find it difficult to experience all the sites that the City of Lincoln and its surrounding areas has to offer, making this a great destination for many years to come.




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