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The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
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The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00
 
The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00

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Photography Tours

This is something I intend to do through the summer of 2016 and I will update this tip then. However for now walking photography tours start in the spring each year and start from the Tourist Office...
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Britannia2
Mar 06, 2016

Christmas Market

Lincoln has a very famous Christmas Market. It usually happens in the first weekend of December. During the event, which happens day and night there are many tourists in town. Parking might be a bit...
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Cheersmates
Mar 18, 2008

Steep Hill

In Medieval times Steep Hill was named Micklegate. The Roman Ermine Street ran just to the left of the current street, but you can still see one side of the Roman archway that stood at the southern...
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iwys
Apr 29, 2006

Bailgate

Bailgate is a continuation of Steep Hill and follows the course of the main north-south Roman Ermine Street through the city. At the northern end of it stands the northern gate to the Roman city:...
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iwys
Apr 29, 2006

The View from Afar

As Lincoln stands on the only major hill in the very flat county of Lincolnshire, the city can be seen from miles away. Driving towards, it the first sight you will see of the city is the cathedral...
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iwys
Apr 29, 2006

Signing......................

I was really impressed by the signing in Lincoln (historical quarter). Signs were sensibly placed, useful, informative and detailed. They've also provided little machines where you can buy a...
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leics
Mar 18, 2006
 
 
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Castle walls

One of my favourite things to do in Lincoln is to walk along the walls in the castle. Not least because you get great views of the Lincolnshire plain I mentioned in the introduction. It feels like you...
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Sjalen
Jan 08, 2006

Cathedral Hill

If you have never been to Lincoln before, the Cathedral area is what you should stick to. A small area on top of the hill gives you both cathedral, castle and some nice shops and pubs. Wandering...
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Sjalen
May 08, 2003

Lincoln Cathedral is huge,...

Lincoln Cathedral is huge, even with a 24mm lens, you don't get a lot of it in!The cathedral of 1092 actually only lasted until 1185 when it was largely destroyed by an earthquake! In fact may...
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steventilly
Aug 24, 2002

A lovely view of St. Marks...

A lovely view of St. Marks Square. Not St Marks Square Venice of course, but Lincoln's equivalent. It's right down the high street across the railway line, part of a new shopping development and with...
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steventilly
Aug 24, 2002

Newport Arch, standing at the...

Newport Arch, standing at the end of Bailgate, the oldest surviving Roman Arch that is still serving in Britain! (Meaning there may be others that are older but are not in a city centre with a road...
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steventilly
Aug 24, 2002

The Waterside Shopping Centre....

The Waterside Shopping Centre. Fairly new, nicely set and with some decent shops. It's not so good now as it was when we were there a few years back. Then it had some REALLY interesting shops, selling...
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steventilly
Aug 24, 2002

The gate at the bottom of the...

The gate at the bottom of the hill, known as Stonebow. The Guildhall sits aside and above this gateway. Beyond the gate away from the bottom of the hill is the busy newer part of the city of Lincoln,...
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steventilly
Aug 24, 2002

From the bottom of Steep Hill,...

From the bottom of Steep Hill, looking back up towards the cathedral. One of our favourite views, the different stone colours of the buildings, and the magnificent cathedral towers atop the hill!...
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steventilly
Aug 24, 2002

Top Hotels in Lincoln

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Eastgate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 1PN, United Kingdom
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Bailgate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AR, United Kingdom
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213 Yarborough Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3NQ, United Kingdom
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Station Road, Thorpe-On-The-Hill, Lincoln, LN6 9BS, United Kingdom
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Church Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 1BE, United Kingdom
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Lincoln Road, Canwick Hill, Lincoln, LN4 2RF, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Lincoln

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Cathedral

Lincolns cathedral is home to the Bishop of LIncoln and third largest cathedral in England. Building commenced in 1088 and continued in phases throughout the medieval period. In my opinion this is one...
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Castle

Between October and March the castle is open from 10.00 to 16.00 and from April to September 10.00 to 17.00. The entrance is is the square near the Cathedral and at the top of Steep Hill. The castle...
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Steep Hill

Steep Hill takes the visitor from the lower town centre where the shops and transport facilities are found to the upper old town where the visitor will find the castle and cathedral. It is very , very...
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City Centre - Downtown

Outside the Magna Carta pub in the historic section of Lincoln is one of the Golden Olympic Post Boxes. As a celebration of the Olympic games being held in London during 2012 it was decided that for...
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Stonebow Gate & Guildhall

Next to the Cathedral and the Castle, Lincoln has many preserved medieval buildings, especially around the narrow streets south of those two buildings. Coming from the train station, one of the first...
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Jew's House

Jews House can be found at the foot of Steep Hill and this very old property was built around 1150 - 1160 probably as a shop with living accommodation above it. This is one of England's oldest...
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"Lincoln: a wonderful old city"
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supercarys

"Learning To Live It"
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sourbugger

"It got a hill, a castle and a cathedral"
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leics

"More history than you can shake a stick at........"
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Britannia2

"The capital of Lincolnshire"
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