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Reviewed on 8 Dec 2019
History buffs will enjoy exploring Lincoln, and visitors give high marks for the cathedral and lively bar scene. Welcoming and countryside, this city also attracts tourists with its university setting. Top sights in the city include Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle.
Cultural venues in the city include RAF Scampton Heritage Centre, Tattershall Castle and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre. Its cathedrals and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle and Usher Gallery. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln.
In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Sherwood Forest Country Park, 21.7 mi/35 km from the heart of the city, and Newark Castle, which is 15.4 mi (24.7 km) away.
If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Lincoln Station, LINCOLN ST MARKS (Station) or Hykeham Station. Lincoln might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.