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You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to places to visit. From our magnificent Cathedral and Medieval Castle to glorious gardens, National Trust properties and nature reserves. Below is just a small selection - our information hut offers much more inspiration.
One of Europe’s finest Gothic buildings, once the tallest in the world, with stunning views from the roof and tower and intricate design inside.
Once described by Victorian writer John Ruskin as "out and out the most precious piece of architecture in the British Isles and roughly speaking worth any two other cathedral we have", Lincoln Cathedral is not to be missed.
Discover a world of rich history at Lincoln Castle, home to one of only four surviving copies of Magna Carta.
Built by William the Conqueror in 1068 on a site occupied since Roman times, Lincoln Castle has dominated the Lincoln skyline for almost one thousand years. Inside the Castle walls is also a Victorian prison giving an insight into crime and punishment in the Lincoln of the past.
Begun in 1595 by Robert Smythson, one of England’s foremost Elizabethan architects, Doddington Hall was completed in 1600 and has never been sold or cleared out since. An example of a fine late Elizabethan Mansion, it is still a lived-in and much loved family home, alive with history and interest.
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) is a world-class facility to serve as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for Bomber Command. Providing the most comprehensive record of the Command in the world, the IBCC ensures that generations to come can learn of their vital role in protecting the freedom we enjoy today.
Newark Air Museum is located on part of the former World War Two airfield of RAF Winthorpe, close to the Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire border. Aviation heritage has been at the centre of our historical site for more than forty five years. It features helicopters, aeroplanes, aero engines and aviation exhibits.
Enjoy free entry to the largest and most diverse community museum in Lincolnshire celebrating the counties' rich and varied history.
The Museum of Lincolnshire Life’s rich and varied social history collection reflects and celebrates the culture of Lincolnshire and its people from 1750 to the present day. Exhibits illustrate commercial, domestic, agricultural, industrial and community life.
Award winning and internationally acclaimed, this hidden gem is a haven of peace and tranquillity. The stunning meditation gardens were lovingly created over thirty-eight years by Buddha Maitreya and offer a little slice of Japanese serenity in rural Nottinghamshire.
Pure Land has a truly magical feel and we can't recommend it highly enough.
Newark Castle and Gardens are lovely, formal gardens bordered by the remaining walls of Newark Castle which was partly destroyed in 1646 at the end of the English Civil War. The Castle has stood proudly on the banks of the River Trent for nearly 900 years.
A visit to The National Civil War Centre will plunge you deep into the heart of Britain’s deadliest conflict. Explore this richly dramatic era in British history, seeing stories of gunpowder, plague and plot as you walk through our fantastic galleries. Discover for yourself the clash between Roundhead and Royalist, brother and brother, and learn how a once all-powerful monarch lost his head to the axeman.
Gainsborough Old Hall is a unique medieval manor house right in the centre of Gainsborough. Sir Thomas Burgh built it between 1460 and 1480 and it remains much as he left it, to the delight of thousands of visitors each year. The Friends were formed in 1949 to save the building from decay, and to open it to the public.
The world's only eight sailed working windmill with with displays, artefacts and demonstrations. Guided tours by millers with their own stoneground flours for sale. Located in the old engine shed and sawmill is Heckington’s unique 8-Sail Brewery.
"This was a perfect site. Well placed for visiting Lincoln and the surrounding area. Easy to access. Serviced pitches made life so easy. Site very well maintained and owner friendly and helpful. I can fully recommend the site to anyone wanting to stay in the area." August 2019