Welcome to Lincoln

Lincoln, the county town at the heart of Lincolnshire, is a beautiful city that combines a rich culture with countryside traditions.

The City of Lincoln

Lincoln is a historic city with a vibrant and varied culture. If you’re looking for a warm and friendly welcome in the heart of Lincolnshire, then you’ve come to the right place.

There are numerous ways you can explore Lincolnshire’s county town. Whether you take a tour of the Cathedral, marvel at the impressive Castle, shop till you drop, sample some of our fantastic cafes and restaurants or experience Lincoln’s vibrant nightlife, we are sure that you’ll have fallen in love with the city by the time you leave!

Lincoln also has many exciting festivals and events that take place throughout the year, including Britain’s oldest Christmas Market.

The city is also home to both a traditional train station and a modern bus station, allowing you to conveniently visit a number of other destinations across the county. 

A large student contingent are fortunate enough to call Lincoln their home, with the city playing host to two excellent universities; The University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University

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