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Private Half Day Tour to Gibraltar from Marbella
"Tour starts with a hotel pick up from Marbella or surrounding Costa del Sol towns. The tour will start strolling along its commercial street discovering its most populous buildings. Then visit the Nature Reserve by minibus (with about 20 seats)  Europa Point the Moorish castle etc. We will probably see the famous Gibraltar monkeys.Once finishing visiting the Nature Reserve you will have some time to do shopping. On the way to the car/minibus we walk along its promenade full of bars and restaurants on the harbor (w"""Private half day tour in Gibraltar visiting its Nature Reserve: Saint Michael's cave the European point
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Half Day Canoe Hire on the Picturesque River Wye from Hay-On-Wye
"Hay – Whitney Estimated time - half a dayHay to Whitney is a 5.25 mile paddle starting in the picturesque town of Hay-on-Wye. “Hay” often described as ""the town of books” is home to the famous literary festival. The Hay-Whitney paddle is a diverse and exciting stretch with an abundance of kingfishers otters sand martins herons and leaping salmon. If you’re going to canoe the Wye there’s no better a place to start!"
From GBP30.00
 
Guided Canoe Full-Day Tour Down the River Wye from Hay-On-Wye
"Make the most of your day on the river Wye with a guided canoe trip. Learn paddle skills local history and about the wildlife along the river. Gain a more bespoke experience and make the most out of your day on the River Wye. Your guide is a BCU Qualified Paddler and has a deep knowledge of the River Wye and surrounding area.""""Make the most of your day on the river Wye with a guided canoe trip. Learn paddle skills local history and about the wildlife along the river. Gain a more bespoke experience and make the most out of your day on the wye."title=Highlights&1=Guided+canoe+trip+on+the+Wye+River&2=Learn+some+new+paddling+skills+from+the+expert+paddler%2Fguide&3=Hear+about+the+history+of+the+area+from+the+guide&4=Small-group+trip+ensures+plenty+of+personalized+attention+from+the+guide""
From GBP80.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Lincoln

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 shops....
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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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Christmas Market

Many people in Lincoln insisted that this huge Christmas market was WORLD FAMOUS. All I can say to that is "I'd never heard of it". In fact, I'd never even heard of Lincoln! This Christmas market...
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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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"Lincoln: a wonderful old city"
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"Learning To Live It"
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"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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"Medieval Lincoln"
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