Lincoln



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Lincoln
The Guildhall an ancient Council Chamber contains Lincoln's civic Insignia, considered the finest collection of civic regalia outside London .

The Usher Gallery is a major venue for all aspects of the fine and decorative arts. Here you can see fine collections of works by Peter de Wint, topographical paintings, and memorabilia connected with the poet Tennyson.

Popular atrractions and activities include:

Medieval Bishops Palace - the remains of the Palace of the Bishops of Lincoln. Exhibition in the Anwick Tower, vaulted undercroft and vineyard.

The Museum of Lincolnshire Life , features an agricultural and industrial collection of national repute, also period room settings and shops.

Lincoln mixes quality tourist shopping in the "Uphill" historic area, with a modern pedestrianised city centre "Downhill" which boasts all the big names.

You can enjoy refreshments in historic surroundings such as the coffee shop at Lincoln Cathedral, tea in garden tea rooms, good pub food at some of the city's inns and a choice of restaurants and hotels serving dinner.

Lincoln offers walking tours of the city as well as guided ghost walks, boat trips and parks and gardens to relax in.

Things to see and do

Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Guildhall

Usher Gallery

Ellis Mill

Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Whisby Natural World Centre

Events

January: Australian Breakfast, The Lawn Visitor Centre

June: International Waddington Airshow, RAF Waddington

July: Waterfront Festival, Brayford Waterfront

August: Midsummer Magic - Open Air Concerts, Lincoln Castle

September: Halle Orchestra, Lincoln Cathedral

October: European Market, Guildhall Street / High Street

December: Lincoln Christmas Market, Cathedral Quarter