THINGS TO DO IN LINCOLN

Lincoln is becoming more and more popular towards a growing international tourist market because there are endless things to do in Lincoln. It is famous for its historic architecture and beautiful countryside. The weather in Lincoln is fairly good compared to most other cities in England, although it is still advised that you bring a brolly with you. It’s peaceful culture and friendly locals will make you want to stay there for the rest of your life.

Lincoln Cathedral

Also known as The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lincoln or St. Mary’s Cathedral, Lincoln Cathedral is a common sight to visit while touring the city. With its Gothic style Lincoln Cathedral has gained worldwide recognition and popularity. It measures 272 feet or 83 meters tall and has 3 towers that can all be seen from the streets and from a distance. In 1549 the churches spire collapsed and was never rebuilt, it was reputed for being the tallest building in the world for 249 years (between 1300 – 1549).

Lincoln Castle

Lincoln castle was constructed in the late 11th century by William the conqueror; it is a sight that you can’t afford to miss when visiting Lincoln for your next holiday. The castles unusual feature is the fact the it has two mottes, something that in the time that it was constructed was virtually unheard of – it’s so rare there is only one other in the country like it. It survived both the 1141 First battle of Lincoln & the 1216 Second battle of Lincoln. It is a favourite for history buffs and archaeologists across the world.

Whisby National Park

Opened as a nature reserve in 1989 Whisby national park is one of the newest attractions to Lincoln. Although it doesn’t attract a large crowd of tourists it is a spot where the locals try to keep secret. It is visible from both sides of the Nottingham to Lincoln railway line. If you are interested in wildlife the park has dozens of species of birds including tufted duck, pochard, kingfisher & mallard to name a few.

Where to stay while visiting Lincoln

One of the most popular bed and breakfast in Lincoln is Gables Guest House. They are renowned for being clean, affordable (single on-suite rooms from £45 per night) & very friendly to guests. Gables Guest House is a bed and breakfast in Lincoln that as soon as you get there you know you won’t want to leave. It is located just 6 miles from the historic city of Lincoln.

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