Situated in the heart of historic Lincoln, The Collection brings together Lincoln's archaeology museum and the Usher Gallery in one fantastic visitor centre. The Collection includes a wealth of artefacts from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, Roman, Saxon, Viking and Medieval eras as well as fine, decorative and contemporary visual arts.
The Play at The Collection is a free activity centre, bright and engaging; there's lots for younger children to do and a safe play space for babies. There is also plenty for older children to do in the museum including interactives, mosaic making and trails to follow.
Enjoy our wonderful cafe with vegetarian and vegan options, homemade food with local produce and delicious cakes, lunches, brunches and much more.
It's always good to know you're not staying far from tasty food and refreshing drinks! Here are a few suggestion based on the proximity.
Housed in one of the oldest buildings in the beautiful and historic city of Lincoln, with food from award winning Chef Gavin Aitkenhead and exceptional service from Samantha Tomkins and her team, The Jews House Restaurant offers the finest food served by the friendliest staff in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
At the Jews' House the aim is quite simple: To give you an experience you remember for its remarkable flavours and polished, attentive service.
Bunty's Tea Room is a family run vintage tea room which can be found half way up Lincoln's Steep Hill. Take a nostalgic glimpse into yesteryear with the fancy teapots, mis-matched china cups and saucers, big band music and familiar scenes and objects, hung from the medieval walls of this Grade 2 listed building.
Bunty's is a traditional tea room serving homemade cakes, scones and light lunches. They have a wide selection of teas and infusions to choose from and their very own blend of loose leaf tea. They specialise in Afternoon Tea which is served throughout the day until one hour before close, all freshly prepared for you to enjoy.
The Strait and Narrow opened in 2012 with the goal of putting exactly the right drink in the hand of the customer, whatever they wanted.
They sell 130+ bottles of beer from all over the world, lots of continental draught, real ale, a comprehensive and contemporary wine list, bespoke premium spirits and an insanely large cocktail menu.
Why not make it more than a day in Lincoln and find a cosy place to stay? Here are a few possibilities close by.
The Newport Guest House is luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in a recently refurbished Victorian town house just a 5 minute walk from the historic city centre of Lincoln.
The building has been extended and tastefully decorated to the highest standards with each room being individually designed to be comfortable and relaxing whilst being in a warm and welcoming home from home atmosphere.
Situated near the famous Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle (containing the Magna Carta) surrounded by beautiful boutique shops, cafes and restaurants – there’s something for everyone to enjoy, from the famous Lincoln Baron Trail to the Waterside shopping centre.
From the Guest House entrance you can start your stroll along the beautiful cobbled streets of the Bailgate, into the historical Cathedral quarter with its rich history and stunning views over Lincoln.
They are a pet friendly Guest House and all of our rooms are decorated and maintained to the highest standards and include en-suite facilities, central heating, 32″ flat screen television with Freeview, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryers, complimentary toiletries plus free wireless internet/free wifi access throughout the building.
5 The Lodge is located on the ground floor of an old Victorian house that was built in 1879. It is lovingly furnished to make your stay in Lincoln as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Set in the quiet residential area of Nettleham Road, a main artery into the historic part of the city of Lincoln.
There are 2 large bedrooms, one with a double bed and ensuite, the other with full size twin beds. A separate bathroom. Large comfortable lounge with gas coal effect fire, leather suite, reading chairs a TV with amazon firestick and free WiFi. Although the fully equipped spacious kitchen has a small breakfast table there is also a separate dining area. Although there is no garden area, there is free off road parking behind the gated drive at the side of the property.
The lodge is a short walk from the Castle & Cathedral in the Bailgate area which hosts a number of shops and wonderful restaurants. There is a bus stop outside the lodge that will take you to the new city hub and railway station.
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).