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Highlights in Lincoln
- Historic city
- Beautiful cathedral
- Great shopping
- Family-friendly activities
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Cottages in Lincoln
The capital city of the county of Lincolnshire, well-preserved Lincoln offers a journey back in time through cobblestone streets, the quaintest of traditional English buildings, medieval castles and one of the country’s most spectacular cathedrals. Whether you are coming to Lincoln on a weekend city break with your other half, or as part of a longer holiday with your family, there are lovely cottages to rent both in the centre of Lincoln and in the enchanting villages surrounding the town. The choice is clear – if Lincoln is your focus, downtown it is. If you are using it as a base to explore the county with your kids – the villages are your best bet.Cottages outside the centre
Choose between smaller 1-2 bedroom cottages in Lincoln or larger 3-4+ bedroom cottages with spacious gardens in the surrounding villages, ideal for a peaceful break away from the pressures of modern life. Check out the glamping options, delightful wooden lodges that offer spacious, hi-spec and smartly-furnished interiors, tons of bright natural daylight, and your own private hot tub!
Travellers and activities
Lincoln loves kids and kids love Lincoln! History hunters should pick up a family audio guide on the Medieval walls of Lincoln Castle and get exploring! Or why not experience life as a Victorian at the family-friendly Museum of Lincolnshire Life? In the afternoon, Lincoln Performing Arts Centre features entertaining workshops for children and fun-fuelled shows for the whole family to enjoy. Fancy a day trip out of town? Take your kids for a day to the Lincolnshire coast, with the ubiquitous seaside arcades and ice cream shops, clean sandy beaches and shallow waters, a great day out is assured!Lincoln for walkers
The Lincolnshire Wolds are an area of outstanding natural beauty and a haven for lovers of the great outdoors. Half an hour drive east of Lincoln, the ‘Heart of Lincolnshire’ boasts over 130 miles of well-marked routes guiding visitors through the history of the Knights Templar, past impressive cliffs and rocky outcrops. Lincolnshire Wolds Romans and Vikings Walk is a 12-kilometre loop located near Horncastle in the south of the Wolds. The archetypal English walk, the route takes in Roman roads, numerous panoramic viewpoints, oodles of wildlife-spotting, and, of course, a traditional British pub or two!Lincolnshire for history and culture lovers
Lincoln boasts a wide range of exciting and educational cultural venues. The Sam Scorer gallery displays paintings and sculptures crafted by local artists, with a rotation every two weeks. Make sure to visit the Medieval and Wren Galleries housed above Lincoln Cathedral. It is home to an outstanding collection of medieval books, some more than a 1,000 years old! The library room has a majestic painted ceiling and is worth the trip alone!
For over 200 years Lincoln Cathedral was the tallest building in the world!
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One of the biggest in the UK, Lincoln Cathedral was for many centuries the home of one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta – now safely stored in Lincoln Museum. The cathedral is one of the UK’s most significant medieval buildings and nowadays offers its fortuitous visitors stunning views from the tower and a truly majestic interior.2. Learn about the lives of the Lincolners of yesteryear
The Museum of Lincolnshire Life gives you a fascinating insight into the day-to-day lives of the residents of Lincoln and the surrounding countryside in days gone by. The most popular attraction is ‘Daphne’, a World War One tank. The museum is fully accessible to all mobility, visual and auditory needs, and entry is free!3. Shop till you drop
Lincoln’s High Street is home to over 300 shops, a blend of England’s favourite high street names and locally owned specialist shops. The shopping streets are all pedestrianised and the atmosphere vibrant yet unhurried. Don’t miss Lincoln's fine independent boutiques in the Cathedral Quarter!4. Explore a wonderfully-preserved castle
Lincoln castle is one of England’s best preserved and the only one to boast two mottes. Don’t miss the attached heritage skills centre which offers an insight into medieval crafts like stonemasonry and painting stained glass windows.5. Hold tightly on Steep Hill
Meandering north to south for over 400 metres and descending from the cathedral, the enchanting Steep Hill was built by the Romans and the central part is so steep that there is an iron handrail to grab hold on to, lest you slip and end up rolling all the way down! Lot’s of fun.6. Enjoy the “cultural experience” of the Cheese Society
Calling all cheese fiends, the Cheese Society brings together in one place the great and the good from the world of fromage. Lincolnshire also makes a huge variety of the good stuff so you can fully justify a trip here as a cultural experience!7. Get close up to the Red Arrows
You will find operational Royal Air Force Base RAF Scampton a few short minutes’ drive from Lincoln. The heritage centre is housed in a large WW2 hangar and boasts has all sorts of artefacts and machinery such as a Blue Steel nuclear missile, a fleet of bombers, and the famous Red Arrows jets!
FAQs: Cottages in Lincoln
Among the amenities offered by Holidu, it appears that the cottages in Lincoln have everything that holiday-makers dream of! Here, the cottages generally offer a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (96%), garden (72%), and view (12%)...Not bad, right?
The cottages in this destination are often well reviewed. Many (52%) have a rating of 4.5 stars, which tells us that here, you can easily find a cottage for your next trip!
Judging by the Holidu database, 16% of cottages in Lincoln are suitable for families with children, so you won't have any difficulty finding the perfect cottage for you and your family.
Of course! In Lincoln, 48% of the cottages are pet-friendly, 72% even have a garden!
Yes! According to Holidu's database, 96% of cottages in Lincoln have Wi-Fi. This means that you will be able to access your emails and favourite social media sites at any time!
A big percentage of cottages in Lincoln (80%) are less than £100 a night. This is the ideal destination for booking an affordable cottage!
Yes! According to Holidu's database, a large portion of cottages in Lincoln are equipped with a pool. Fancy a weekend at the pool and relaxing with friends? Don't delay to book a cottage in Lincoln!
According to last year's Holidu data, 88% of cottages are perfect for families with up to four travellers. Approximately 88% of the cottages here have at least two separate bedrooms. This is the ideal destination for small groups of friends!