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Newport Arch

Newport Arch, Newport, Lincoln LN1 3DF, UK

Old Ruins

About Newport Arch

Newport arch is the most famous Roman remain in Lincoln, and the best preserved and it dates to the start of the 2nd century AD. It is famous as the only Roman arch in Britain still in use for daily transportation. As the north gate of the city, it carried the major Roman road Ermine Street northward almost in a straight line to the Humber.



Attractions near Newport Arch

Museum of Lincolnshire Life0.43km from Newport Arch

The Museum of Lincolnshire Life is a museum in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, in the UK. Its rich and varied social history collection reflects and celebrates the culture of Lincolnshire and its people from 1750 to the present day. Exhibits illustrate commercial, domestic, agricultural, industrial and community life. Learn all about the rich history of Lincolnshire with interactive galleries and around 250,000 objects to explore, including an authentic World War One tank.

Lincoln Christmas Market0.49km from Newport Arch

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.

Lincoln Castle0.5km from Newport Arch

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.

Lincoln Cathedral0.51km from Newport Arch

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.

Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace0.59km from Newport Arch

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.

Steep Hill0.63km from Newport Arch

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.

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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.