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  • Writer's pictureJames Marks

Budget activities you can find in Lincoln

Lincoln city is filled with historical sites and gems of treasure with some of the UK's best architectural designs and stunning scenery filling the skylines.

Situated on the east coast of England, Lincolnshire is a town with a lot to offer and is also home to bustling markets and incredible shopping boutiques.

Budget activities you can find in Lincoln

Ultimately, there are a lot of things to do in Lincoln, and in this post, we’ve pulled together some of our top places to visit and things to check out!

Things to do in Lincoln, UK

Lincoln Cathedral stands proud and tall in Lincoln city and is most renowned for being once one of the tallest landmarks in the world.

Its intricate detailing is a testament to its extravagant beauty. It provides the perfect spot for those wanting to soak up some history, with regular tours of the Cathedral throughout the day.

If you’re feeling fit, why not challenge yourself to walk the 338 steps on the “tower tour,” or maybe a tour inside of the Cathedral is enough!

Keeping history alive, directly opposite the Cathedral, sits the magnificent Lincoln Castle.

Providing draw-dropping views of the Lincolnshire skyline. The castle takes you back to medieval Lincoln, showcasing a Victorian prison, outstanding architectural design, and the opportunity to learn some gruesome history.

Volunteers at the castle will often be dressed in traditional medieval clothing, which adds to the entire family’s experience.

What’s more…entrance to the castle is something to do in Lincoln for free!

The Collection is an award-winning archaeology museum, offering visitors the chance to get involved with their interactive exhibitions, regular talks, guided tours, and popular events.

The Collection is a great day out for the entire family.

Situated beside The Collection is Lincoln's premier art gallery, The Usher Gallery. Home to a diverse collection of art and horology, the gallery opened in 1927 and is still beautifully outstanding today!

Ellis Mill is breathtakingly stunning. Standing proud at the top of Lincoln Hill, Ellis Mill is the last mill standing, out of nine that once dominated this particular viewing point.

Built-in 1798, it is also the last working mill in Lincoln, a truly extraordinary sight.

For the best shopping experience, a trip down, Steep Hill is a must!

From independent boutiques to major retail brands, you can indulge in some major retail therapy at Steep Hill.

To carry on the shopping experience, make sure to check out some of Lincoln's finest markets. Browse local arts and crafts, feast on farmers' local produce, and more.

If you are lucky enough to be staying in one of Wold's holiday lodges based in Lincoln, take the time to relax, take in the breath-taking scenery, and prepare your new days adventure.

It’s also the perfect excuse and an ideal opportunity to check out Lincoln docks, where you will find yourself spoilt for choice with all of the wonderful, the vast and various food outlets available.

Hill Holt Woods is also a great place to let the kids run free and for you to enjoy nature at its finest. The 34-acre woodland is open daily and boasts wildlife and wildflowers, with an array of walks around the entire site.

The Lion and Snake have one of the largest beer gardens in the Bail, and what’s more, it offers great views of the Cathedral. The perfect opportunity to sit back and relax with a drink after a busy day exploring.

If you’re looking for a slight twist, head to “The Venue” at Bishop Grosseteste University. It is an independent cinema which is most well-known for its mix of classic film previews and some of the latest and most popular releases.

From art galleries, museums, and historical sites galore, Lincoln has it all.

Of course, if you’re looking for a weekend break in a luxury Lincoln lodge, please get in touch with Wolds Side Lodge Holidays, we would love to hear from you.

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