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7 Unique Lincoln Gift Ideas for Christmas 2018

The nights are drawing in, temperatures are plummeting, mince pies are on the shelves: Christmas is coming and it’s time to shop! To help prepare you for the festive season, Visit Lincoln has put together a list of gift ideas to help you give a truly Lincoln experience this Christmas.

So, sit back and enjoy a glass of mulled wine while we ease some of the stresses of Christmas shopping.

7 Unique Lincoln Gift Ideas for Christmas 2018

The Snowman with a Live Orchestra

Children grow out of toys but memories last forever. So, what better present than the gift of experience?

Following the success of the last two years, The Snowman is returning to the Nave of Lincoln Cathedral. This festive Christmas classic will be shown on the big screen and accompanied by a live orchestra and soloists from Lincoln Cathedral Choir.

The Snowman is showing on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th January at 1:30pm, 3pm, and 7pm. Tickets cost between £6 and £12.50. You can pre-book your tickets on the Lincoln Cathedral website.

Lincoln Castle Annual Pass

For those interested in history and culture, unlock over a thousand years of history year round with the Lincoln Castle Annual Pass. Scale the heights of the Medieval Wall Walk, follow in the footsteps of prisoners in the Victorian Prison and immerse yourself in the Magna Carta history.

The Annual Pass gives access to all three attractions at Lincoln Castle throughout the year - including event days such as the Medieval Joust, Lincoln Sausage Festival, and the Asylum Steampunk Festival.

Adult Passes cost £30, a Family pass is £75. Find out more and buy Passes on the Lincoln Castle website.

7 Unique Lincoln Gift Ideas for Christmas 2018

Pin Gin

Produced close to Lincoln at Bottomley Distillers in Louth, Pin Gin has been growing in popularity in recent years gaining accolades such as the Gold Citation awarded at the Taste of Excellence Awards, 2018.

According to The Gin Guide, Pin Gin is a ‘well-balanced, smooth and versatile gin with spices, floral notes, and subtle citrus sweetness’ making it ideal for G&Ts.

Or try their classic sloe Pin Gin for a winter warmer, or their fresh, new Strawberry Infused Pin Gin.

Pin Gin is stocked at stores in Lincoln, across the county, and is also online at Master of Malt.

Bells Tea Shop Voucher

For those who are attracted to the quainter things in life, treat them to a voucher for Bells’ Tea Shop.

Situated at the heart of the Cathedral Quarter, Bells is a wonderful Grade II listed building providing a welcome respite at the top of Steep Hill.

What could be more quintessentially English than enjoying a wonderful Afternoon Tea in the lovely tea shop, in one of England’s finest heritage cities?

Pop in to the shop to purchase a voucher, or visit the Bells Tea Shop website to find out more.

7 Unique Lincoln Gift Ideas for Christmas 2018

Lincoln Visitor Information Centre Gifts

Situated in the historic Castle Square, Lincoln Visitor Information Centre offers unique gifts perfect for Christmas.

Maybe pick up a Castle Hill Christmas bauble for a tree decoration? Or celebrate the German origins of Lincoln Christmas Market with a German, hand-finished, wooden nutcracker figure? Or for a Lincolnshire themed gift for the kids, a Red Arrows bricks building set?

Pay a visit to the shop on Castle Hill, or find their stall in Lincoln Castle at Lincoln Christmas Market.

Coffee Experience at Stokes

For those caffeine kick enthusiasts, Stokes Coffee’s coffee cupping session is the ideal gift for people wanting to experience new flavours and learn more about this much treasured drink.

The session takes place at Stokes’ roastery and cafe at The Lawn in Lincoln’s Cathedral Quarter. Each session offers eight different coffee samples and teach you to taste like a professional.

Places on a session cost £20 and are available to book on the Stokes Coffee website.

7 Unique Lincoln Gift Ideas for Christmas 2018

Washingborough Hall Vouchers

Over 250 years old, Washingborough Hall is well renowned as a place of luxury. So, what better gift than vouchers for an experience at the Country House Hotel?

Christmas voucher ideas include a two course lunch, champagne afternoon tea, or a romantic getaway for two. Here’s a gift perfect for those who enjoy the finer things in life!

Vouchers are available for purchase online from the Gift Voucher Brilliance website.

Christmas in Lincoln

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