"Every year thousands of people visit Lincoln Castle to learn about the history and to explore the city"
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Open all year round, Lincoln Castle is an incredible place to visit due to its rich history. A Norman castle that was constructed during the 11th century, it was more recently used as a prison and law court. After a restoration that now allows you to walk around the medieval walls of the whole castle, you can also visit the Victorian Prison. Looking to stay nearby? There are plenty of hotels near Lincoln Castle that are waiting for you.
You can join the guided tours with specialists who will tell you everything there is to know about the castle and its origins. Lincoln is home to the original Magna Carta that was created over 800 years ago by King John. At one point, during the second world war, the Magna Carta was kept in Fort Knox until the end of the war to keep it safe.
On the grounds of the castle is Langdon’s café where you can have a bite to eat and drink as you enjoy your visit to Lincoln Castle. Choose from a range of hot and cold dishes, freshly made sandwiches and tea or coffee. You can also pick up a souvenir from the shop on your way home.
All of these hotels are within walking distance to the castle, giving you the perfect chance to explore the history of Lincoln.
Known as one of Lincoln’s best guest houses, Charlotte House is so close to Lincoln Castle that you can see the medieval walls from where it is situated.
Surrounded by the Cathedral Quarter, you will be immersed in the history of the city. There are a range of rooms available in different sizes and styled in a contemporary and traditional fashion. Charlotte House is great for if you are travelling for business or leisure as you are in the heart of Lincoln.
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Situated between the historic Castle and Cathedral in the Bailgate, Castle Hotel is perfect for if you are wanting to explore the sites nearby.
Featuring home-from-home comforts that offer you relaxing accommodation, the Castle Hotel features delicious food options and modern designs. There is an incredible restaurant on site that has seasonal dishes throughout the year.
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Built in the 1960s originally, The Lincoln Hotel has been restored to feature modern designs, while still retaining the charm of the original building.
Situated next to the Cathedral, across the road from the castle, you are only a short walk away from the historical quarter. Try out their Green Room restaurant which has delicious food and drinks available.
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With incredible views of the Cathedral and a short walk from the Castle, White Hart Hotel is a traditional hotel with a modern twist.
Relax in the comfortable and stylish rooms and take a seat in the restaurant to try out some of the menu. There is even a bar downstairs where you can enjoy some cocktails or pints.
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