Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront
Food, drink, events, and entertainment

Relax, eat and enjoy yourself on the waterfront of England's oldest inland harbour.

Brayford Waterfront at Night

Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront
Food, drink, events, and entertainment

Relax, eat and enjoy yourself on the waterfront of England's oldest inland harbour.

Drink on the Brayford Waterfront

Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront
Food, drink, events, and entertainment

Relax, eat and enjoy yourself on the waterfront of England's oldest inland harbour.

Brayford Waterfront in the Day

Lincoln’s Brayford Waterfront is England's oldest inland Harbour and offers a great selection of eating, drinking and entertainment venues.

It’s the perfect place to relax at a pavement café overlooking the water or the stunning University of Lincoln campus after a hard days shopping.

For a unique experience, take a tour on the water, with spectacular scenery, on the Brayford Belle, operating boat trips on the water from Easter to October.

The vibrant waterfront includes the Starbucks coffee shop at the Holiday Inn HotelWagamama restaurant which seemingly floats on the water, and the DoubleTree by Lincoln Hotel with the top floor Electric Bar.

For information about visitor moorings in Lincoln and the Brayford Harbour, visit the Brayford Trust's webpage. Pre-booking is recommended.

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Brayford Waterfront

University of Lincoln Library

University of Lincoln Library

A modern university library found in a converted railway goods warehouse.

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Brayford Waterfront

Brayford Belle Boat Trips

Brayford Belle Boat Trips

Explore the Brayford Waterfront from aboard the Brayford Belle, a boat trip with commentary.

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Brayford Waterfront

Brayford Waterfront

Brayford Waterfront

Lincoln’s Brayford Waterfront offers a wide range of eating, drinking and entertainment venues situated around one of Lincoln's most iconic and picturesque areas.

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Brayford Waterfront, Cultural Quarter, High Street

2Q Festival 2018

November 3, 2018
12:00pm to 10:30pm
2Q Festival 2018

A one day, multi-venue, live music festival that takes place throughout nine centrally located venues within the wonderful city of Lincoln, featuring local, national, and world-renowned artists.

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Brayford Waterfront

Carol Ann Duffy: Armistice 100 Poetry Reading

November 15, 2018
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Isaac Newton Building
Carol Ann Duffy: Armistice 100 Poetry Reading

FREE

Poet Laureate and University of Lincoln Visiting Lecturer, Dame Carol Ann Duffy returns to the University of Lincoln to celebrate the launch of our poetry anthology 'Armistice 100'.

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Brayford Waterfront

University of Lincoln Open Day

November 17, 2018
9:00am to 3:00pm
University Of Lincoln
University of Lincoln Open Day

FREE

Visit a stimulating, friendly, award-winning campus on Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront with state-of-the-art facilities.

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Brayford Waterfront

Inaugural Lecture: Carenza Lewis

November 22, 2018
5:30pm to 7:00pm
University of Lincoln
Inaugural Lecture: Carenza Lewis

FREE

Leading archaeologist, TV presenter, and University of Lincoln professor Carenza Lewis speaks on publicly engaged research.

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Brayford Waterfront

University of Lincoln Open Day

December 1, 2018
9:00am to 3:00pm
University Of Lincoln
University of Lincoln Open Day

FREE

Visit a stimulating, friendly, award-winning campus on Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront with state-of-the-art facilities.

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Brayford Waterfront

University of Lincoln Open Day

December 12, 2018
11:30am to 5:00pm
University Of Lincoln
University of Lincoln Open Day

FREE

Visit a stimulating, friendly, award-winning campus on Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront with state-of-the-art facilities.

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Where to Eat and Drink
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Brayford Waterfront

The Engine Shed Club

The Engine Shed Club

The largest capacity club room in Lincoln, based on the University of Lincoln campus in a former engine shed, with a regular programme of vibrant student club nights.

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Brayford Waterfront

The Sports Bar

The Sports Bar

At The Sports Bar at Holiday Inn you'll find international food, a wide range of drink and live sports shown throughout the day.

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Brayford Waterfront

The Swan

The Swan

Located on the edge of the University of Lincoln campus with view of the Brayford Waterfront, The Swan is in a prime location for waterside food and drink for university students and staff.

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Where to Stay
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Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

Overlooking Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront, the luxury DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel boasts fabulous views of the waterfront and Lincoln's historic Cathedral.

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Brayford Waterfront

Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn

Hotel on the Brayford Waterfront with marina views, restaurant, coffee shop, and bar, just a short walk from Lincoln city centre.

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Brayford Waterfront

Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express is a purpose-built hotel situated close to the University of Lincoln's Brayford campus and the vibrant Brayford Waterfront area.

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Brayford Waterfront

The Swan Guesthouse

The Swan Guesthouse

Guesthouse accommodation at the University of Lincoln's award-winning pub at the heart of the campus.

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Lincoln Suburbs

Admiral Guest House

Admiral Guest House

Admiral Guest House is quietly located though near the city centre and university campus.

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Lincoln Suburbs

Brayford Guest House

Brayford Guest House

Lovely Victorian Guest House offering high standard accommodation with excellent facilities

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