The IBCC opened to the public for the first time on the 30th January. The site includes the UK's tallest War Memorial, The Spire, which stands out on Lincoln's skyline at 31.09m tall, the same height as the wingspan of a Lancaster Bomber.
The Spire is surrounded by curved walls which carry the names of 57,871 men and women who gave their lives whilst in the service of Bomber Command during WW2. The Spire is set in 10 acres of landscaped peace gardens, one which represents Lincolnshire's contribution to the war and one that recognizes the involvement of 62 nations in Bomber Command.
The Chadwick Centre provides all our visitor facilities and hosts three exhibition galleries covering our core themes of Recognition, Remembrance and Reconciliation. There is also an education suite and facilities for corporate hospitality.
Children's trails and craft sessions available. The site is free to visit but tickets are needed to gain access to the Exhibition.
A warm welcome awaits you at Creston Villa, where Iain and Anna will endeavour to make your stay in Lincoln as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Creston Villa offers the highest level of bed and breakfast accommodation with spacious rooms, decorated to the most taseful of standards. Everything is provided from hairdryers to toiletries and filtered water for your tea and coffee. Should you have a particular need we will do our best to help.
Car parking is provided for all our guests and if travelling by bus or train we are delighted to offer a pick up and drop off service at your Lincoln arrival point (subject to availability).
A Stunning Flagship Property - Just Launched!
Amazing Views. Stunning Decor Throughout Exposed beam walls Historic location It is in the heart of Lincoln near the Cathedral, the property is 4 Bedroom Cottage which can accommodate up to 8 guests!
The cottage is located very close to the town center, within 5 minutes walk. If you are looking to come and stay with us, we welcome families, business travellers or contractors to make them feel like home away from home.
A beautiful cottage with 4 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with its own Private Bar!
You have your own kitchen space to be able to cook and is fully equipped. Our bedroom offers fresh linen and towels on your visit.
TV and high-speed broadband are provided for our amazing guests to enjoy your spare time!
Guests have access to the whole stunning property including the private bar.
Three great attractions. One great day out. Medieval Wall Walk. Victorian Prison. Magna Carta. Enjoy spectacular views across Lincolnshire from our completed Medieval Wall Walk. Visit the David P.J. Ross Magna Carta Vault and see one of only four remaining original Magna Carta along side the Charter of the Forest. Immerse yourself in the lives of prisoners and their daily routines in the Victorian Prison and see the unique separate system chapel. 1000 years of history - where it happened. Winter Opening Hours: 10:00 - 16:00 Summer Opening Hours: 10:00 - 17:00
The Old Palace Lodge sits in the shadows of Lincoln Cathedral and is unique Church, converted into sixteen comfortable classic rooms, master rooms and a grand suite.
It is the perfect location to visit the ancient city of Lincoln where guests can visit the Castle, many independent shops, bars and restaurants. The Church is hidden just off our Steep Hill, amongst the cobbled streets.
The lodge blends traditional features, such as the beautiful stained-glass windows, with modern facilities in each room. It shows every bit of luxury with the added wow factor to the rooms.
The design of the rooms is cosy, yet spacious at the same time, giving you the perfect balance. Each room has a different theme, with a rich atmosphere in the air. The rooms offer great value for money, with breakfast and parking all included in the rates. The lodge is every bit of luxury any guest could wish for whilst visiting the historical City of Lincoln.
Breakfast provides a continental style buffet and a locally sourced hot breakfast menu. The breakfast room is sited in the main chapel and has the most amazing stained-glass windows in Lincoln.
There is a comfortable lounge for guests to relax after a busy day exploring Lincoln and a 24-hour reception to assist guests.
If you want something a bit different, The Old Palace Lodge is exactly the place for you.
Tucked into the corner of Castle Hill square, between the Cathedral and the Castle, you'll find the Lincoln Tourist Information office which contains a beautiful gift shop with all things Lincoln and Lincolnshire - even some wonderful handpicked London souvenirs.
The Lincoln gift shop contains postcards, magnets, books, guides, tea towels, mugs, keyrings, stationery, toys, local produce and more.
Feel free to ask the friendly staff about all things Lincoln - they're here to help!
Lincoln Cathedral is truly majestic and brings tens of thousands of visitors to the city each year. It is one of Englands most notable Cathedrals with a rich history and many stories to tell.
Sitting proudly on the hill, seen from many directions, Lincoln Cathedral was once the world's tallest building (for ~238 years) until it's central spires came down in 1548. Today it is still an awe inspiring 83 metres (272 feet) in height.
The Lincoln Cathedral held one of the four Magna Carta copies for hundreds of years, one of which can still be seen at it's neighbouring Castle. Joint Castle and Cathedral passes can be purchased at serveral locations.
The Cathedrals magnificence can be seen in modern day films, including The Da Vinci Code, Young Victoria and Netflix film, The King.
Children will love exploring the various parts of the Cathedral, including finding the famous stone Imp, infamous in Lincoln with an interesting story behind how it came to be.
Everyone is welcome at Lincoln Cathedral, it's one place you simply cannot miss out when in Lincoln.
Ashlin Farm Barns offers 5 luxury holiday cottages, each with their own private hot tub for 10 people, only 5 miles from Lincoln, secluded in beautiful countryside.
Each of the 5 luxurious and spacious holiday cottages, comfortably accommodates 10 people in 5 en-suite bedrooms. Situated just 5 miles from the bustling Cathedral city of Lincoln, the barns are a perfect base for exploring Lincolnshire, the Wolds and the nearby coast. Stroll down our peaceful country lane to the wild flower meadow, woodland and nature reserve. At the end of the day, curl up in front of the log burner or relax in your very own hot tub.
Whether you are looking for group holidays, family holidays or girly weekend getaways, Ashlin Farm Barns is the perfect place for you to celebrate your special occasions with family and friends.
Located in Bailgate area of the historical Cathedral city of Lincoln, Follie is a beautiful little shop run by local business woman Josie Rossington. Opened in 200, they sell a delightful collection of jewellery, gifts, cards, home accessories as well as vintage items they've found on their travels.
Their ideas and inspiration come from far and wide and they’re passionate about finding new things for you and your home. Josie also uses her creative skills to produce a variety of gorgeous handmade gifts.
They hope that their collection of individual and quirky choices will delight and inspire you to find that special gift for a friend, something for your home or a treat to indulge yourself.
Of former Master Chef acclaim, Eamonn Hunt brings fine dining to the historic centre of Lincoln with his latest venture Eamonn's 38 Newport.
A comfortable and welcoming setting, Eamonn's is a lovely place to spend a relaxed few hours with top class food and attentive service. You won't be disappointed.
The menu changes regularly so don't miss out on the wonderful dishes carefully devised by Eamonn himself. You'll also find a great selection of wines to compliment the food - don't be afraid to ask for recommendations.
If you're looking for a dining experience in Lincoln that stands out, Eamonn's is sure to please.
Daniella has created her own collections of beautiful jewellery, all her ranges are available to see in her High Street boutique in Lincoln.
Some of her key pieces have been featured in Vogue, Tatler, Harper’s Bazaar, Dazed and Confused, ELLE and V Magazine and worn by Kate Moss, Romeo Beckham, Ed Sheeran, Chloe Grace Moretz and Ellie Bamber.
Her jewellery include rings, necklaces, braclets, earrings and much, much more. Pop in and browse her latest creations.
Kine is a modern vibrant restaurant serving food inspired from around the world using locally sourced ingredients.
Kine started as a burger pop-up restaurant in and around Lincoln and grew into an established restaurant in 2018.
Offering a small but refined ever changing menu and lively atmosphere Kine aim to bring something a little different to dining experiences in Lincoln.
One of the oldest Christmas Markets as well as one of the biggest - with over 250 stalls spread across the historic quarter of Lincoln, through the Castle into Castle Square in front of Lincoln's Cathedral and into the medieval Bishops Palace.
Lincoln's Christmas market is famous worldwide and offers a truly festive experience for the whole family. Try local produce and lots of treats from further afield. There's plenty of mulled wine and the smell of German sausages in the air will get the tummy rumbling!
The Lincoln Christmas Market 2019 promises to be better than ever - use our site to find accommodation to stay, parking information and transport for the Lincoln Market. Find restaurants and local shops. Make it a fantastic visit to Lincoln and Lincoln's Christmas Market.
Find out everything you need to know about the Lincoln Christmas Market 2019 on this super-guide website.
An absolute must for the children and the Christmas loving adults too! The big switch on is always exciting and it splits into three:
Christmas Lights at Lincoln St Marks Shopping Centre
Music, Entertainment and fun from 4:45pm with the big switch on at (drum roll.....) 6:30pm. Hosting is LincsFMs very own John Marshall and for the Swtich On you'll see on stage the cast of Lincoln's Christmas Panto from The Drill Hall, who this year are performing Cinderella (Ohhh yes they are...).
Christmas Lights on Lincoln High St
Also starting at 4:45pm with a procession including the mayor at 6:40pm and the big switch on at 7:10pm, so for the very keen, you can see both if you hurry! The high street entertainment is hosted by BBC Radio Lincolnshire and the switch on itself is hosted by none other than the lovely Melinda Messenger, who is starring in this years New Theatre Royal panto of Robin Hood.
Christmas Lights in Lincoln's Waterside Shopping Centre
Dancing, Singing and performances/entertainment will also be held in Lincoln's Waterside Shopping centre from 6pm. There will be an opportunity to meet Melinda Messenger (autographs and photos) too!
The Lincoln Collection museum and gallery will host a special collection to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the births of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
The Collection Museum and the Usher Gallery will be home to treasures from London’s Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum as well as the National Portrait Gallery from October 5 to January 5 (2020).
You'll be able to see the first-ever Christmas card, paintings by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, Queen Victoria's favourite artist and chief portraitist of the Royal family, and, the unique 12th-century Gloucester Candlestick.