Places to visit in Lincolnshire

Visit Lincolnshire to enjoy scenic countryside trails, some of England’s most historic buildings and documents, and what may be the best tasting sausage festival in the land. Lincolnshire’s coast is packed with a wide array of things to do, enjoy a traditional seaside holiday in Skegness, watch young seal pups being pampered and nursed to health, or go to historic Lincoln where you can see what was once the world’s tallest building and an original copy of the Magna Carta. Of course, it isn’t all so much like a school textbook, Lincoln was also voted to ‘most steampunk city in the world’ and hosts the annual Steampunk Festival.

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Chase the Lincoln Imp at Lincoln Cathedral

Hear the story of the mischievous Imp that has been a symbol of Lincoln for centuries.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Hire a bike for a cycle in Lincoln

Hire a bike in Lincoln and take it out for a spin on one of the picturesque routes and paths that begin in the historic city.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Delve into the Aviation History of RAF Cranwell

Learn about the first Military Air Academy in the world and discover its aviation history dating back to World War 1.

Location: Cranwell, Lincolnshire

Spend a weekend on the Waterfront in Lincoln

Lincoln’s unique city-centre waterfront is the ideal base for a vibrant, exciting weekend city break.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Enjoy old-fashioned fun on the beach in Skegness

Pick up your bucket and spade and take to the sand on a family holiday at one of Lincolnshire's favourite seaside resorts.

Location: Skegness, Lincolnshire

Enjoy a winter family break in a historical coach house

Enjoy a family get together with a difference this Christmas at the historic Brackenborough Hall Coach House.

Location: Brackenborough, Lincolnshire

Learn a craft and hone your skills in rural Lincolnshire

Stay in beautifully restored 18th century stables in rural Lincolnshire and learn something new on a day-long course during your visit.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Enjoy great views from Lincoln’s Electric Bar and Restaurant

Gaze down on the picturesque city of Lincoln while sipping cocktails and enjoying a delicious meal.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Take the kids to Fantasy Island

Round up your little devils and set off to Fantasy Land - a fun-packed amusement park, in the seaside resort of Skegness, with attractions for all the family, even the smallest members!

Location: Skegness, Lincolnshire

October events: Taste Lincolnshire’s best export at the Sausage Festival

Eat your way around this flavoursome festival on Saturday 12 October, and celebrate one of the UK’s most distinctive foods.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Take a walk on the wild side in East Lincolnshire

Explore salty and sandy beaches as you seek out wildlife on the beautiful Lincolnshire coast.

Location: Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Enjoy a romantic escape to a secret corner of Lincoln

Escape with your special someone to a medieval palace hidden beside Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln’s Medieval Bishop’s Palace.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

May events: Cheer on the cyclists at Lincoln Grand Prix

Take to the streets of Lincoln’s Cathedral Quarter to show your support for some of England’s top cyclists during a two-day festival of cycling.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Enjoy a taste of Lincolnshire in Lincoln’s Castle Square

Meet local food producers, try something new and take home a taste of Lincolnshire at the Farmers’ Market in Lincoln's historic Castle Square.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Say hello to pampered pups in Skegness

Visit Natureland to see how washed-up seal pups are nursed back to health and prepared for a life back in the wild.

Location: Skegness, Lincolnshire

Discover Hidden Secrets at Burghley House

Take a trip through the Historical Garden of Surprises, Contemplate the Contemporary Sculpture Garden, or follow the Gruesomely Grubby Gardens tour...

Location: Stamford, Lincolnshire

August events: SO Festival

Lincolnshire’s coastal district of East Lindsey is transformed into an international arts venue during this annual summer festival.

Location: Skegness, Lincolnshire

Enjoy sculptures and breathtaking views on the Spa Trail

Enjoy a family friendly cycling route following an old section of the Horncastle to Woodhall Spa railway route.

Location: Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire

Get your head in the clouds at Cloud Bar

Calling all cumulo-lovers: Lincolnshire is home to the world’s first ‘Official Cloudspotting Area’.

Location: Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire

Discover olde world Lincolnshire

The perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of the city.

Location: Lincolnshire

Discover what life was like for a 16th century noble family

Visit Doddington Hall, an Elizabethan mansion steeped in history, and explore the stunning English gardens that fill its country park estate.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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