Historic Lincoln is a culture vulture's dream with a wealth of attractions just waiting to be visited. Here are some reasons why you should go to the city...
With Lincoln car hire, picking up your vehicle couldn't be easier. Simply head to one of the downtown locations and drive away to begin your adventure!
History buffs will enjoy visiting the Cathedral Quarter which houses the impressive gothic cathedral, the Church of St Mary Magdalene, and Ellis Mill which is the last working mill in the city and dates back to 1798. Lincoln Castle is another attraction and dates back to 1068. It houses one of just four surviving copies of the Magna Carta. There are numerous other historical buildings in this part of the city including the Roman East Gate and the Medieval Bishops' Palace.
Similarly, the cultural quarter houses a number of historical sites such as Jew's Court, a 14th century building thought to be on the site of a medieval synagogue, and Jew's House, one of the oldest town houses in England.
Lincoln is also a shopper's paradise, with the area of Bailgate showcasing independent stores and boutiques, the high street offering all your trusty favourites, and a variety of street markets offering farmers produce, artists' wares and craft stalls.
If you fancy getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Fossdyke Canal Trail offers a pleasant walk for you to enjoy.
Whether you fancy hiking in jaw-dropping scenery or visiting great art galleries, Lincoln's surrounding areas will offer plenty to keep you entertained...
The benefit of staying in Lincoln is that you are in a perfect location for exploring a variety of nearby cities in your hire car. Lincoln is just over an hour away from Sheffield where you will find a variety of cultural attractions and family activities. Home to Graves Art Gallery, S1 Artspace, Cupola Gallery and the Millennium Gallery, those with an artistic eye won't be short of things to see. The Winter Garden is another great attraction housing more than 2,000 species of plants from around the world and the Botanical Gardens are certainly worth a visit.
Sheffield also borders the Peak District, so you could use Lincoln car rental to tackle this wild and rugged landscape, while taking in quaint villages and towns along the way.
Leeds is around 90 minutes away and here you will find a buzzing city with great offerings in shopping, nightlife and things to keep the kids occupied. Tropical World, Thackray Museum and Meanwood Valley Urban Farm are all brilliant family attractions to enjoy on a day out in Leeds.