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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
 
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

More Off The Beaten Path in Lincoln

Alfred Lord Tennyson Statue

I came across the memorial statue of Alfred Lord Tennyson on my wanders round the Cathedral grounds. He was a Poet Laureate between 1850 and 1892. He was born and grew up in Somersby, Lincolnshire,...
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spidermiss
Jun 10, 2016

The tale of 'Little' Saint Hugh

Lincoln is home to two saints - and both of them called Hugh !The main one, also known as Hugh of Avalon was a Frenchman who managed to re-build the cathedral in pretty much the way we see today.The...
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sourbugger
Jan 17, 2011

Ghost Walks

Every Wed-Sat in front of the castle, you can go for a ghost walk with a guide that will talk about the ghosts of Lincoln. It's nice in the spring or a summer night to walk about. But since it happens...
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Cheersmates
Mar 18, 2008

It just looks right to me....

If ever there was a sterotype of what a prison should look like : Lincoln fits the bill.Located on Greetwell road (ironic name eh ?) you can only gain entry by comitting a crime - a little extreme...
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sourbugger
Mar 21, 2007

Can I build a real one now ?

"I have always held and am prepared against all evidence to maintain that the cathedral of Lincoln is out and out the most precious piece of architecture in the British Isles and roughly speaking...
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sourbugger
Mar 05, 2007

Tiny building..................

Tucked away in a garden next to the Mint Wall is this tiny building. A local lady said she thought it had been a chapel, but I couldn't find out anything else about it. Certainly the base of the...
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leics
Jun 02, 2006
 
 
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Large Roman wall...........

Hidden away in west Bight (near the back of the castle) lies the largest standing section of Roman wall in the country. Originally part of Roman Lincoln's forum, it was wrongly named by 17th century...
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leics
Jun 02, 2006

The Roman Forum

The Forum was the civic cente of the Roman colony of Lindum Colonia. built in the 2nd and 3rd centuries on the site of an earlier wooden fortress. It was an impressive paved square, surrrounded by...
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iwys
Apr 30, 2006

Site of St. Paul-in-the-Bail

This is the site of one of the earliest Christian churches in England. A timber church was built here in the late 4th century. This was followed by a medieval stone church, whch was demolished in...
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iwys
Apr 30, 2006

The Lincoln Imp

The Lincoln imp is a legendary little gargoyle inside Lincoln Cathedral. There are all sorts of legends associated with it. One says he was turned to stone by the angels because he caused mayhem in...
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iwys
Apr 30, 2006

Eleanor Cross

After Queen Eleanor of Castile died of fever, just outside Lincoln, in 1290, her husband, King Edward I ordered the erection of stone crosses wherever her coffin rested on its journey to London. The...
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iwys
Apr 30, 2006

Magna Carta

One of the four original Magna Cartas is kept inside Lincoln Castle. This was England's first "constitution", which a group pf powerful barons forced King John to agree to, at Runnymede, in 1215....
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iwys
Apr 29, 2006

King George III

The bust of King George III, which stands in the grounds of Lincoln Castle was originally placed on top of Dunstan Pillar, just outside the city. He was also known as Mad King George and the sculptor...
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iwys
Apr 29, 2006

The Crooked House

The Crooked House in Michaelgate, was built around 1500. As you would expect of a crooked house, it has a winding staircase. It is owned by the National Trust and is available for rent all the year...
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iwys
Apr 29, 2006

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

Lincoln Cathedral (Known as St Mary's Cathedral) was built Gothic style from 1088 and throughout the Medieval times. Between the 14th and 16th Century it was the world's tallest building. The...
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Castle

I have made previous visits to the castle which included the Medieval Wall Walk. On our recent visit (May 2016) we just wandered round in the grounds and checked out the Poppies Wave...
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Steep Hill

Steep Hill & The Strait are situated in Lincoln's Cultural Quarter. Steep Hill is voted 'Britain's Best Street' and The Strait, bottom end of Steep Hill, is known for its exciting independent...
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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

This has been the meeting point for Lincoln City Council since the Medieval times. The town building was built around 1520 and a number of alterations took place in the 19th Century. "Stonebow" would...
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Jew's House

Situated on steep hill this 14th Century listed building is thought to be the site of a Medieval Synagogue. Today it's a historic book shop with a lecture room and library. Further information can be...
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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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"More history than you can shake a stick at........"
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"The capital of Lincolnshire"
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