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Summer Holidays in Lincoln
Family activities, events, and festivals over the summer break

Don't miss the city centre beach, Punch & Judy shows, vehicle displays, and more

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Summer Holidays in Lincoln
Family activities, events, and festivals over the summer break

Don't miss the city centre beach, Punch & Judy shows, vehicle displays, and more

Summer Holidays

Summer Holidays in Lincoln
Family activities, events, and festivals over the summer break

Don't miss the city centre beach, Punch & Judy shows, vehicle displays, and more

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With a vibrant programme of events and festivals through the summer holidays, and lots of family friendly things to do, Lincoln is a great place for a family break or day out.

Don't miss the Lincoln Beach in City Square which is host to some of the Punch & Judy Festival in July. And plenty of exciting things to do across the city perfect for the kids to get stuck into.

Stop off for a refresh or something to eat at family friendly restaurants, cafes, tea rooms, and ice cream parlours across the city.

And there are lots of family friendly places to stay across the city and countryside to help you make a family break to the city and countryside.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Bransby Horses

Bransby Horses

A rescue centre which is home to more than 400 horses, ponies, and donkeys ready for you to meet.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum

Discover the fascinating story of the historic Royal Air Force College Cranwell and become a pilot on the Jet Provost flight simulator.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Doddington Hall & Gardens

Doddington Hall & Gardens

A privately owned, fine late Elizabethan Mansion with stunning gardens, located just outside Lincoln, highlighting 400 years of unbroken family occupation and a delightful cafe, restaurant, farm shop, and more.

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Cultural Quarter

Dinosaur Encounter

July 20, 2019 to September 3, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Collection
Dinosaur Encounter

Be transported back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the land in this thrilling exhibition from London’s Natural History Museum at The Collection museum in Lincoln.

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Cathedral Quarter

Lincoln 1940s Weekend 2019

August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Lincoln 1940s Weekend 2019

FREE

Celebrate the spirit of 1940s Britain in Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter with two days of period and vintage activities and displays.

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Cathedral Quarter

Asylum Steampunk Festival 2019

August 23, 2019 to August 26, 2019
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Asylum Steampunk Festival 2019

See Lincoln transformed as the biggest and longest running Steampunk festival on Earth returns to the city for the 11th year.

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From the blog

May 2, 2018

100 Voices Trails Launched to Celebrate RAF Centenary

100 Voices Trails Launched to Celebrate RAF Centenary

Eight new walking and cycling trails across the city and county have launched for the summer of 2018 in celebration of the centenary of the RAF.

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May 21, 2013

See Peregrine Falcons at Lincoln Cathedral

See Peregrine Falcons at Lincoln Cathedral

Peregrine Falcons hatch most years from their nest on Lincoln Cathedral. You can see them for yourselves through the summer thanks to the RSPB.

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Lincoln is known for its stunning heritage, famous foods, and of course a Steep Hill! But did you know that the city and surrounding countryside is packed full of great family day out experiences?

Lincoln Loves Kids is a campaign between Visit Lincoln, Lincoln Mums, and Lincolnshire County Council Heritage Services to offer inspiration and practical suggestions for a family friendly to Lincoln.

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