The Top 10 Things to Do and See in Lincoln

Christopher Agathangelou

Set close to the heart of the East Midlands in the UK, Lincoln is a historic city oozing quintessential English charm, with winding, charming streets, independent stores, cozy pubs and a magnificent cathedral which impressively dominates the landscape. A compact region encompassed by idyllic rural countryside, Lincoln is a fascinating place to traverse and explore whilst on a trip to the UK. From quaint cafés to commanding castles, here’s the 10 best things to do and see in the area.

Lincoln Cathedral I

1. Museum of Lincolnshire Life


The Museum of Lincolnshire Life is a celebration of the rich and varied past of the county of Lincolnshire. The site offers visitors a chance to learn about the industrial, domestic and agricultural aspects of community life, and is housed in an old Victorian barracks built for the North Lincoln Militia in 1857. Explore old monochrome photographs detailing historic city life here, and take part in group quiz sessions and education programs to see if you really know your stuff after a visit.

2. Museum of RAF Firefighting


This top-rated museum is the only attraction of its kind in the UK, an establishment solely dedicated to illustrating the processes and stories of military firefighting. The venue contains an incredible wealth of vehicles and artifacts, both modern and historic, including helmets, badges, old-style extinguishers and life-size fire engines. The Museum of RAF Firefighting is highly famed for its rich collection and welcoming staff, and advanced bookings are required.

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