One of Britain's best cultural cities
visitor guide to Lincoln
Visit Lincoln, the beautiful historic city full of heritage and culture - home to the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral, castle remains, ancient walls, and medieval architecture. It is no wonder that Lincoln is a popular location for a city break in the UK. Wander along the picturesque cobbled streets and take in the spectacular sights of Lincoln's magnificent historic architecture. The city is full of fun attractions and activities for the whole family to enjoy plus lots of delicious places to eat and drink.
Lincoln is easily accessible with three regional airports nearby, connections to the motorway and good links via rail being situated on the east coast railway line.
Travel from London to Lincoln by train in just 1 hour 55 minutes thanks to LNER Azuma trains.
Discover Lincoln Cathedral, one of the most spectacular Gothic buildings in the world. The cathedral is a spectacular and globally iconic landmark that has been standing tall over the city of Lincoln for centuries and was the tallest building in the world for over 200 years.
explore the historic city of Lincoln
Lincoln is a cathedral city with a rich and interesting history. During the Roman era Lincoln was known as 'Lindum Colonia' developed from an Iron Age Settlement on the River Witham.
The two most notable attractions are the spectacular 11th century Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle at the heart of the city's cultural Cathedral Quarter. The city has two universities, the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste and is home to Lincoln City FC. Lincoln is full of a diverse range of shopping and retail options from high street favourites to unique independents and boutiques.
STEEP HILL & BAILGATE
Lincoln's independent shops and boutiques in the Cathedral Quarter offer a unique shopping experience on Bailgate or along Steep Hill and the Strait. In close walking distance to all the cities main attractions, it is the perfect place to spend your day shopping.
Independent Boutiques & High Street Favourites
Find all of your favourite brands in the heart of Lincoln on the High Street, Cornhill Quarter, Waterside and St Marks area for a great retail experience.
Visit Lincoln Visitor Information Centre for all the information you need to know about Lincoln - where to visit, what’s on, transport enquires and more.