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Lincoln Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Diocese, the parish church of the County, a place of national heritage and a centre of international pilgrimage. It provides a space for God, a place for worship, praise and private prayer. was the tallest building in the world for over 200 years, but the central spire fell down in the sixteenth century and was not rebuilt. It owns one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta.

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Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace

Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace

0.09km from Lincoln Cathedral

The Old Bishop's Palace is a historic visitor attraction in the city of Lincoln, Lincolnshire. Standing almost in the shadow of Lincoln Cathedral, the palace boasts sweeping views over the ancient city and the countryside beyond. An engaging audio tour will guide you around the palace and explain more of its history. The site lies immediately to the south of the Roman wall which had become the medieval defensive wall of the Bail, which enclosed both Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral.

Lincoln Christmas Market

Lincoln Christmas Market

0.19km from Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Christmas Market, held in Lincoln, England, is one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe, attracting over 250,000 people over the four-day event. Held around three weeks before Christmas, the market spreads around the historic center of Lincoln including the castle and cathedral. As well as stalls selling goods there is a funfair with Ferris wheel, open-air classical music and rock concerts and traditional events such as beer barrel rolling.

Steep Hill

Steep Hill

0.21km from Lincoln Cathedral

Steep Hill is a street in the historic city of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. At the top of the hill is the entrance to Lincoln Cathedral and at the bottom is Well Lane. The Hill consists of independent shops, tea rooms and pubs, and is popular with tourists. it is home to some of the city's most historic buildings and many independent shops and businesses.

The Usher Gallery

The Usher Gallery

0.26km from Lincoln Cathedral

The Usher Gallery is an art museum in Lincoln, England. The gallery displays a collection of artworks by painters such as J. M. W. Turner and L. S. Lowry. It combines displays from its permanent collections of fine arts, decorative arts and horology, enhanced by loans of acclaimed works from national collections, with a vibrant programme of temporary exhibitions.

The Collection

The Collection

0.29km from Lincoln Cathedral

The Collection is the county museum and gallery for Lincolnshire in England. It plays host to a huge variety of historic and art exhibitions throughout the year alongside regular talks and events that add another dimension to your experience of the exhibitions and displays on show. Find something for all ages with the fun play and activity area for younger children and interactive trails and games, plus a gift shop offering many fun and unique items.

Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle

0.31km from Lincoln Cathedral

A majestic castle which was built almost 1000 years ago by William the Conqueror, Lincoln Castle has witnessed some of the most dramatic events in English history. Within the Castle Walls is a Victorian prison giving an insight into crime and punishment in the Lincoln of the past. It now hosts an exciting events program throughout the year and offers free guided tours that provide a fascinating insight into the history of Lincoln and its Castle.

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Lincolnshire

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Lincolnshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. The majority of tourism in Lincolnshire relies on the coastal resorts and towns to the east of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The county has some of the best-known seaside resorts in the United Kingdom, which are a major attraction to visitors from across England, especially the East Midlands and parts of Yorkshire.

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Martin Pounds

Martin Pounds

2022-05-21

We only visited the outside but it is an amazing piece of architecture. Free parking opposite.
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