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Lincoln Cathedral

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Landmarks History & Historic Attractions

Lincoln Cathedral is truly majestic and brings tens of thousands of visitors to the city each year. It is one of Englands most notable Cathedrals with a rich history and many stories to tell.

Sitting proudly on the hill, seen from many directions, Lincoln Cathedral was once the world's tallest building (for ~238 years) until it's central spires came down in 1548. Today it is still an awe inspiring 83 metres (272 feet) in height.

The Lincoln Cathedral held one of the four Magna Carta copies for hundreds of years, one of which can still be seen at it's neighbouring Castle. Joint Castle and Cathedral passes can be purchased at serveral locations.

The Cathedrals magnificence can be seen in modern day films, including The Da Vinci Code, Young Victoria and Netflix film, The King.

Children will love exploring the various parts of the Cathedral, including finding the famous stone Imp, infamous in Lincoln with an interesting story behind how it came to be.

Everyone is welcome at Lincoln Cathedral, it's one place you simply cannot miss out when in Lincoln.

Exchequergate House 18A Minster Yard Lincoln LN2 1PX


  • Suitable for Families
  • Suitable for Less Able
  • Suitable for Weddings
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  • Guide Dogs Allowed
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  • Parking on Site
  • General

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  • Audio Tours Available
  • Group Tours Available
  • Private Tours Available
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    Sunday: 11:30 - 16:00
    Monday: 07:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday: 07:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday: 07:30 - 17:00
    Thursday: 07:30 - 17:00
    Friday: 07:30 - 17:00
    Saturday: 07:30 - 17:00

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