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Things to do in Lincoln

Attractive city with much to offer visitors and a rich history

Are you looking for things to do in Lincoln? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the city.

Known for...   Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle


Did you know...

  • Lincoln Ladies F.C. ('The Lady Imps'), as members of the FA WSL, are one of the top eight women's football clubs in England.
  • Jim Broadbent, Oscar-winning actor was born in Wickenby in 1949.
  • When Magna Carta was drawn up in 1215, one of the witnesses was Hugh of Wells, Bishop of Lincoln. One of only four surviving originals of the document is preserved in Lincoln Castle.



 

  Attractions

Lincoln Castle FREE

Tours available.
4 Castle Hill
Lincoln
LN1 3AA

01522511068

 

Lincoln Cathedral FREE

Tours available.
Minster Yard
Lincoln
LN2 1PX

01522561600

 

Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace

English Heritage - Standing almost in the shadow of Lincoln cathedral, with sweeping views over the ancient city.
Minster Yard
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN2 1PU

 

The Collection Museum

Award winning archaeology museum and the region's premier art gallery.
Dnes Terrace
Lincoln
LN2 1LP

Recommended by Peter Wiles, Lincoln

 

Natural World Centre

Enjoy a day out including walking trails, bird watching, Wildlife Adventure Playpark, local produce cafe and gift shop.
Whisby Nature Park
Thorpe on the Hill
LN6 9BW

01522688868

Recommended by Heather Ward, Lincoln

 

Woodside Wildlife And Falconry Park

Woodside is a fun packed day visitor attraction from toddlers to grandmas too. In our Tropical Paradise you can play in the sand.
Newball
Langworth
LN3 5DQ

 

Rand Farm Park

Rand Farm Park is a genuine working farm for children of all ages to enjoy. Whatever the weather it's always a great day out.
Rand
Market Rasen
LN8 5NJ

 

Lincs Minigolf

Lincs Minigolf has two 9 hole courses with holes measuring from 5 to 9 metres long with natural obstacles.
Pennells Garden Centre, Newark Road
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN6 9NT

 

Daisy Made Ice Cream

Come on down for a delicious home made ice cream, a coffee and a cake, or even a round of Crazy Daisy Golf.
Lincoln Road
Skellingthorpe
Lincoln
LN6 5SA

 

Doddington Hall And Gardens

Magnificent 16th century house and stunning ornamental gardens.
Doddington Hall
Doddington
LN6 4RU

 
 

  Children's Activities

Junior Quad Bike Thrill

A quad bike driving experience…off road style.
Lincoln
LN1 1AB

 
 

  Museums

North Ings Farm Museum

The museum has a collection of tractors, agricultural machinery, and a narrow gauge railway.
Fen Road
Dorrington
Lincolnshire
LN4 3QB

01526833100

Recommended by Trevor Nunn, Lincoln

 
 

  Bowling

Lincoln Superbowl

Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Valentine Road
Lincoln
LN6 7BH

Recommended by Duncan Fleming, Lincoln

 

Lincoln Bowl

Family run tenpin bowling centre.
Washingborough Road
Lincoln
LN4 1EF

Recommended by Michael Hill, Lincoln

 
 

  Cinema

Odeon Lincoln

Multi-screen cinema.
Brayford Wharf North
Lincoln
LN1 1YS

03330144501

 
 

  Theatre

Lincoln Theatre Royal

Intimate and much loved theatre.
Clasketgate
Lincoln
LN2 1JJ

01522519999

 

Lincoln Drill Hall

Theatre, comedy, music, dance, and film venue.
Free School Lane
Town Centre
LN2 1EY

01522873891

 
 

  Live Music

The Engine Shed

Popular live music and comedy venue.
University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
LN6 7TS

01522526090

 
 

  Golf

Carholme Golf Club

Golf Club.
Carholme Road
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN1 1SE

 

Canwick Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Canwick Park
Washingborough Road
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN4 1EF

 

Market Rasen Race Course Golf Club

Golf Club.
Legsby Road
Market Rasen
Lincolnshire
LN8 3EA

 
 

  Leisure centres

Yarborough Leisure Centre

Sport and fitness centre for all ages.
Riseholme Road
Lincoln
LN1 3SP

01522873600

 

FitSpace

Great value gym and fitness centre.
Tritton Retail Park
Tritton
LN6 7AN

01522699090

 

LA Fitness

Health and fitness club.
Witham Park
Great Northern Terrace
LN5 7JP

01522568755

 

Total Fitness

Health and Fitness Club.
Whisby Road
Lincoln Fields
LN6 3TA

01522508200

 

David Lloyd

Tennis, health and fitness club.
Burton Waters
Lincoln
LN1 2BE

01522704422

 
 

  Water sports

Dive Nutz

Learn to scuba dive.
Unit 11
Lyndon Business Park
LN6 3RU

01522695740

 
 

  Karting

Gridline Racing

Indoor go-karting centre.
Dunford Road
Lincoln
LN5 8HF

01522539915

 
 

  Riding

Poppyfield Equestrian

Lessons available for all ages and abilities.
Branston Road
Heighington
LN4 1QQ

01522871788

 
 

  Laser

Frontline Combat Lasertag

Unique outdoor laserbattle experience.
Lincolnshire Showground
LN2 2NA

Recommended by John Holt, Grimsby

 

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