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City of Lincoln, Cathedral Quarter
1217 Battle of Lincoln Trail

A self-guided trail taking you through a pivotal moment in history following the locations of the Battle of Lincoln through the city.


Villages & Countryside, 11-20 miles from Lincoln
Cogglesford Watermill

Dating back to Saxon times, Cogglesford Watermill is thought to be the only Sheriff's watermill still in operation in England.


Villages & Countryside, 3-10 miles from Lincoln
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.


City of Lincoln, Cathedral Quarter
Ellis Mill

The last of nine windmills that once stood on the Lincoln hill top and the last working mill in Lincoln, built in 1798. CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE.


Villages & Countryside, 11-20 miles from Lincoln
Gainsborough Heritage Centre

Experience the heritage of Gainsborough with period displays of life in the 1940s and beyond.


Villages & Countryside, 11-20 miles from Lincoln
Gainsborough Old Hall

One of the best preserved, timber-framed manor houses in the UK, dating to the 15th century and found in the centre of Gainsborough, north of Lincoln.


City of Lincoln, High Street
Guildhall and Stonebow

An early 16th century town building which forms an archway over the main High Street. Home to City Council meetings and the heritage of Lincoln's local politics.


City of Lincoln, High Street
High Bridge

Lincoln's High Bridge is the oldest bridge in the United Kingdom which still has buildings on it, dating back to 1160AD.


City of Lincoln, Lincoln Suburbs
International Bomber Command Centre

A memorial spire, walls, peace gardens, and visitor centre that mark the service and sacrifice of World War II aircrew, ground crew and support staff that lost their lives whilst serving with Bomber Command.


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First Robin Hood Rhyme

First Robin Hood Rhyme

The library at Lincoln Cathedral contains the first ever Robin Hood reference in a rhyme.


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