A wonderful museum dedicated to the history of life in Lincolnshire. The museum has built up a collection of over 250,000 items over the years.
Lincolnshire is famous as the birthplace of the tank - providing a working protype in January 1916, during WWI - this and many, many more engineering marvels can be seen at the museum.
Exhibits include commercial, domestic, agricultural, industrial and community life, spanning back to 1750, right up to present day.
The museum is housed in the Victorian barracks built for the Royal North Lincoln Militia in 1857. It is a fine example of Victorian military architecture and is a Grade II listed building.
Entry to the museum is entirely free. Donations are welcomed - the museums upkeep relies heavily on your generosity.
It's always good to know you're not staying far from tasty food and refreshing drinks! Here are a few suggestion based on the proximity.
A lovely coffee shop/café on Burton Road, close to the Castle and Museum of Lincolnshire Life serving quality breakfast and lunch, all hand prepared with the freshest local ingredients.
They have a wide selection of Homemade cakes and cheesecakes to accompany our delicious Lavazza coffee.
A warm friendly welcome assured at all times, they pride ourselves on consistent quality and good customer service.
The Old Bakery Restaurant with Rooms is ideally located in the Uphill area of Lincoln, close to Lincoln Cathedral, Castle and many other points of historic interest in the Cathedral Quarter with it's popular mix of original shops, cafes and public houses which are to be found on the Bailgate and Steep Hill. The surroundings at The Old Bakery are rustic, relaxed and informal.
The name "The Bronze Pig" is Sicilian born Pompeo's brainchild uniting 3 facts. Pompeo's Italian origins, the celebration of a friendship and the fact that the restaurant is based in Lincoln.
The Bronze Pig is a Michelin Guide restaurant in the Historic quarter of Lincoln, just outside the Castle walls. The food is creative fine dining, perfectly paired with wonderful wines recommended by the in house sommelier. The food is sourced locally and from British shores wherever possible.
Come and experience something very special at The Bronze Pig is Lincoln.
Why not make it more than a day in Lincoln and find a cosy place to stay? Here are a few possibilities close by.
A warm welcome awaits you at Creston Villa, where Iain and Anna will endeavour to make your stay in Lincoln as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Creston Villa offers the highest level of bed and breakfast accommodation with spacious rooms, decorated to the most taseful of standards. Everything is provided from hairdryers to toiletries and filtered water for your tea and coffee. Should you have a particular need we will do our best to help.
Car parking is provided for all our guests and if travelling by bus or train we are delighted to offer a pick up and drop off service at your Lincoln arrival point (subject to availability).
Ashlin Farm Barns offers 5 luxury holiday cottages, each with their own private hot tub for 10 people, only 5 miles from Lincoln, secluded in beautiful countryside.
Each of the 5 luxurious and spacious holiday cottages, comfortably accommodates 10 people in 5 en-suite bedrooms. Situated just 5 miles from the bustling Cathedral city of Lincoln, the barns are a perfect base for exploring Lincolnshire, the Wolds and the nearby coast. Stroll down our peaceful country lane to the wild flower meadow, woodland and nature reserve. At the end of the day, curl up in front of the log burner or relax in your very own hot tub.
Whether you are looking for group holidays, family holidays or girly weekend getaways, Ashlin Farm Barns is the perfect place for you to celebrate your special occasions with family and friends.
A Stunning Flagship Property - Just Launched!
Amazing Views. Stunning Decor Throughout Exposed beam walls Historic location It is in the heart of Lincoln near the Cathedral, the property is 4 Bedroom Cottage which can accommodate up to 8 guests!
The cottage is located very close to the town center, within 5 minutes walk. If you are looking to come and stay with us, we welcome families, business travellers or contractors to make them feel like home away from home.
A beautiful cottage with 4 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with its own Private Bar!
You have your own kitchen space to be able to cook and is fully equipped. Our bedroom offers fresh linen and towels on your visit.
TV and high-speed broadband are provided for our amazing guests to enjoy your spare time!
Guests have access to the whole stunning property including the private bar.